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 Leaguers Alex Bregman and Jake Marisnick Offer Tips and Encouragement to Autistic Youth in Harlem
New York baseball fans weren’t too pleased with Jake Marisnick late last week after he threw out the potential tying run at the plate for the final out in the Houston Astros’ win over the Yankees, but the jeers turned to cheers the following morning when he and teammate Alex Bregman shared their love of the game with a group of autistic kids at a ballfield in Harlem. The pair of up-and-...
May 16, 2017 1:05 PM ET
Major League Baseball Players to Make Playground Dreams Come True in Opa-Locka, FL
Tucked away neatly in an Opa-Locka, FL neighborhood sits Room2Bloom, a daycare center unlike most others.  Spread out across an area that takes up nearly an entire city block, Room2Bloom resembles a mini college campus, with a main administration building and several separate classroom buildings.  All of the rooms are bright, colorful and full of energy (with the exception of nap time,...
May 11, 2017 4:30 PM ET
Major League Baseball Players Continue to Provide Releif in Haiti
Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti last October and left thousands of families in dire circumstances, but the Major League Baseball Players Trust’s efforts to bring medical aid to the hardest hit areas of the impoverished country are continuing this spring. Shipment of a container carrying upwards of $400,000 worth of medical supplies and equipment is being delivered to refurbish...
May 4, 2017 11:30 AM ET
Orioles All-Star Manny Machado Bowls Them Over in Baltimore
Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles has enjoyed wild success on the field in his young career. A Dominican-American born in Hialeah, FL, Machado exploded onto the scene in 2012 and has already tallied three All-Star appearances and two Gold Glove Awards. But just because he has made it big in the majors, doesn’t mean he doesn’t have time to go to bat for others off the field....
Apr 7, 2017 6:30 PM ET
Major Leaguers are Committed to Improving Lives in the Dominican Republic
Through a partnership between the Major League Baseball Players Trust and the U.S. nonprofit Esperanza International, Major Leaguers are helping improve the lives of families across the Dominican Republic – a place so many Players call home. Grants from the Players Trust help some of the Dominican Republic’s most vulnerable populations by supporting and funding Esperanza’s microfinance...
Feb 17, 2017 4:00 PM ET