Mookie Betts Connects With Dodgers Fans At Raising Cane’s

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On the eve of the Los Angeles Dodgers playing their home opener, Mookie Betts was welcomed by droves of fans as he arrived at a Raising Cane’s location in Alhambra, Calif., to work a shift at the popular chain.

Hundreds of fans chanted Betts’ name as he arrived and changed into a blue t-shirt before getting behind the counter to take orders. It was the first time Betts filled such a role, as he noted his “job” has always been playing baseball.

The 31-year-old proved adept at quickly taking orders while also interacting with fans who were thrilled to receive chicken finger meals at no cost.

“It means the world to me for the people of L.A. to come out and support myself, my family, my friends, my foundation. It means the world to me. It’s why I continue to pour back into L.A. and do things like this. It’s a really cool event my wife and my cousin put on, and it’s for a really good cause.”

Chicken fingers coming out hot! @mookiebetts @raisingcanes

— Dodger Blue (@DodgerBlue1958) March 27, 2024

Betts viewed the Raising Cane’s visit as an opportunity to connect with fans, which he appreciated doing when playing right field but now no longer has quite the same ability because of being shifted to shortstop.

“I’m the same me,” Betts said. “I still want to interact, talk and joke with people. This is a good way for me to get that out.”

Raising Cane’s donates to Mookie Betts’ Foundation

In a sign of gratitude for Betts’ working a shift, Raising Cane’s donated $100,000 to his 5050 Foundation.

Betts’ charity has a mission of breaking the barriers that hold kids back, particularly for their medical and financial needs. The 5050 Foundation recently hosted a second annual bowling event to raise support for its ongoing

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