At Pine Belt Cars, we love giving back to our local communities. Whether we’re supporting local charities like March of Dimes, helping out local high schools or hosting events like our Memorial Day Event BBQ Bash, we want to fully immerse ourselves in the lives of our customers.

Our support extends to those who’ve grown up around our dealerships too. That’s why we’re so excited to watch Cincinnati Reds slugger Todd Frazier make his first All-Star appearance on June 15! A native of Point Pleasant, NJ, Frazier cut his teeth on the Toms River Little League team and led his squad to glory in the 1998 Little League World Series. He then stayed local for both high school and college, playing ball at Toms River South High School and then playing for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.

Frazier went on to become a first-round draft pick by the Reds in 2007 and made his MLB debut in 2011 after an exciting minor league career. This year, Frazier is hitting .290 with 19 home runs, 53 RBI and 14 steals while playing first base and third base for the Reds, making his first All-Star game appearance a well-deserved one! Today, Frazier still owns a home in Toms River and has a Little League field named after him, the Frazier Field House.

We did our best to get Frazier to the All-Star game by voting for him all throughout June, and we’re happy to see that current major leaguers think as highly of him as we do! Tune in to watch Todd take on the American League All-Stars tomorrow night at 8:00pm EST and root for a member of the Pine Belt community.