Former Post 6 Star Brandon Nimmo to Raise Money for Charity
Former Cheyenne Post 6 star and current New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo is taking part in a video game tournament for charity this weekend.
Nimmo, who’s been with the Mets since 2016, is taking part in the “Call of Duty: Warzone Charity Royale,” along with teammate Pete Alonso, the reigning National Rookie of the Year. You can also take part in the fun.
Patrick Corbin of the 2019 World Champion Washington Nationals and Matt Barnes of the 2018 World Champion Boston Red Sox are partnering to host the fundraising tournament.
Some of the charities that players are choosing to donate to include No Kid Hungry, Pro for Heroes, Samaritan’s Purse, and more.
According to the bid page, Brandon Nimmo has chosen to play for Samaritan's Purse. The foundation provides emergency medical relief to families impacted by the deadly COVID-19 outbreak.
Nimmo is a 2011 graduate of Cheyenne East High School. He helped Post 6 win Wyoming ‘AA’ American Legion Baseball state titles in 2009, 2010, and 2011. He was the 13th overall pick by the New York Mets in the 2011 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
In 2019, Nimmo was limited by injury to 69 games. He hit .221 with eight home runs and 29 RBI’s.
For his career, he has hit .254 with 31 home runs and has 103 runs batted in.
These are videos from the WyoPreps archives of Brandon Nimmo competing for Cheyenne Post 6: