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 to Provide $1 Million for Disaster Relief Across the Americas
Players provide funds to nonprofits committed to helping victims of recent natural disasters across the Caribbean, Mexico and United States  Players also pledge to donate $5 for every download of their Infield Chatter mobile app to the Players Trust in support of this disaster relief effort...
Sep 22, 2017 7:30 PM ET
Curtis Granderson's GrandKids Foundation Celebrates 10 Years of Giving Back
More than 500 of Curtis Granderson's family, friends, teammates and fans spent Monday (April 7) evening at the New York City Public Library on Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan helping Curtis, a New York Mets outfielder, and his Grand Kids Foundation celebrate 10 years of outstanding and inspiring community service.  The Grand Kids Foundation, which began in 2007 with an emphasis on...
Aug 10, 2017 5:35 PM ET
Major League Baseball Players Association & Former Players Are Determined to Cultivate Future Stars
In recent years, with the number of African-American players on MLB rosters dwindling at an alarming rate, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), its active and in-active members have become more determined to help eliminate social and economic barriers to playing the game they love. The players firmly believe that all youngsters deserve a chance to play baseball, and,...
Aug 3, 2017 2:05 PM ET
Major League Baseball Players Build a Playground in Opa-Locka, Fla
Twenty years ago at this time of year, they were ballplayers at the peak of their careers, building toward the Marlins’ first World Series championship. On Saturday, despite intermittent downpours, Bobby Bonilla, Cliff Floyd and Charles Johnson were among hundreds of people who gathered to build a playground for a South Florida community whose children will benefit from the healthy and...
Jul 11, 2017 12:45 PM ET
MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark Honored by A Better Chance with its DreamBuilder Award
It was quite a lively and inspiring scene last Friday afternoon (June 9) at the non-profit A Better Chance's annual awards luncheon, held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City and emceed by CNBC reporter, Bertha Coombs.  Hundreds of supporters turned out to cheer on several worthy award winners, including high school-aged scholars and national business leaders, including MLBPA Executive...
Jun 12, 2017 11:00 AM ET