KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In 2011, 12-year-old Phillip Scimeca decided to start a game of wiffle ball to help the victims of the Joplin tornado. Six-years later, the game is still going strong and so are the proceeds. On Thursday, Sept. 1, Phillip’s father, Frank, and tournament coordinator Chris Thomas visited FOX 4 to share more on how the tournament has raised more than $100,000 for both people in Joplin and now other charitable organizations. As part of the tournament, there will be a spaghetti dinner. Frank showed off how to make his family’s Scimeca Meatballs.
Phillip Scimeca Wiffle Ball Classic
Sunday, Sept. 4th
6709 NW 102nd Terrace
Kansas City, MO
5lbs ground beef
5lbs ground pork
1.6lbs ground romano cheese
sea salt black pepper
1 qt. liquid eggs
Watch the video above to learn how to make the meatballs.
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