The pitcher told ABC7 News, "I try to support them as much as I can. I had some time off, I wanted to come and show support."
The hospital posted a photo on Instagram and wrote, "Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle stopped by to visit our Veterans today. This makes his third year visiting our hospital to brighten up our day. Thanks for stopping by Sean!"
The day before, Doolittle tweeted statistics about veterans:
Or the 125K+ post-9/11 vets w/ "bad paper" who've been denied VA services even though the GI Bill says they should be covered? #IAVAforum— Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) September 7, 2016