Arrow star Stephen Amell has been spending his summer as Casey Jones in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2. But the other thing he seems focused on is a campaign to get Toronto Blue Jays player Josh Donaldson voted as the 3rd base starter for the American League All-Star team. Amell has tapped into his considerable fan base and asked them to vote for Donaldson. At the time the two men had never met each other, Amell was more upset about the rumors that the Kansas City Royals fans were somehow cheating the voting process for their players. Donaldson was 1.6 million of votes behind Mike Moustakas of the Royals. After one week campaigning for Donaldson that number dropped to under 33K behind with new voting numbers expected to be released today.
MLB.Com looked at the massive increase in votes for Donaldson but didn't acknowledge Amell's efforts.
This weekend Amell went and met Donaldson at the stadium and got to take batting practice. During which Amell unleashed a drive to left field that cleared the wall for a home run. He then sat down and interview Donaldson for his website.
At least in this story, the Mighty Casey didn't strike out.
I hit a homer. K.Now Vote for Donaldson!!http://goo.gl/wpsa0l
Posted by Stephen Amell on Sunday, June 28, 2015
Good morning! Time to vote for my buddy Josh Donaldson. Last update on voting comes out today!! Vote here: http://goo.gl/ONKYJ6
Posted by Stephen Amell on Monday, June 29, 2015