Major Leaguers In The Community

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Major Leaguers In The Community

Major Leaguers In The Community highlights the individual philanthropy efforts of Major League Baseball players, as well as their personal charities and charities they support.

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Major League Baseball Players Provide $50,000 Grant to Water Mission in Support of Puerto Rico Recovery
The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it will provide a $50,000 grant to Water Mission in support of the nonprofit’s relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. The grant is another example of the Players Trust’s ongoing “Returning Home” initiative, in which Major...
Jan 30, 2018 6:00 PM ET
Major League Baseball Players Team With Medicines for Humanity to Distribute Toys in the Dominican Republic
All-stars Robinson Cano, of the Seattle Mariners, and Miguel Sano, of the Minnesota Twins, recently visited 16 impoverished Dominican Republic communities where they distributed thousands of toys to children. It was the fourth straight season that Cano, along with his RC22 Foundation, has collaborated on a...
Jan 29, 2018 6:55 PM ET
Major League Baseball Players Bring “Baseball Diplomacy” to Nicaragua
Through the Major League Baseball Players Association’s collective charity, the Players Trust, players have become increasingly active as ambassadors of baseball around the world.  In partnership with the US State Department Sports Envoy program, Major Leaguers Jed Lowrie, John Mayberry, Jr. and JC Ramirez recently visited Nicaragua to help conduct three clinics in four days.  The trip to...
Jan 26, 2018 5:30 PM ET
Major Leaguer Keone Kela Connects With Youth From Around the World
Major League Baseball pitcher Keone Kela doesn't do anything half-hearted. So it came as no surprise that the hard-throwing Texas Rangers reliever made it his off-season mission to genuinely connect with young people both in the United States and China. Kela, who won't turn 25 until the third week of his fourth season with the Rangers several months from now, has already...
Dec 21, 2017 4:30 PM ET
Players Trust Provides Funding for Approximately 1.5M lbs of Food, Water & Supplies to Puerto Rico
The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it is providing a grant to Pacific Prowler Nonprofit’s Operation Airdrop, with support from the Office of the Governor in Puerto Rico and Unidos Por Puerto Rico, to distribute supplies to those suffering in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In an effort to continue Roberto...
Sep 27, 2017 4:30 PM ET