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 Join Area Action Team Captains for Fall Clean-Up in Philadelphia
Major Leaguers Jerad Eickoff, Tommy Joseph and Adam Morgan to join Action Team Captains from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia in Philadelphia for fall clean-up at Volunteers of America resident facility
Sep 14, 2016 4:00 PM ET
Jason Motte: The Man Behind Baseball’s Strike Out Cancer Effort
Jason Motte provides relief both on and off the field. As September begins Pediatric Cancer Awareness month, the 34-year-old right-hander will play an even bigger role than his usual place in the Colorado Rockies’ bullpen. Because of his dogged determination, Friday, September 2 will be Strike Out Cancer Day in Major League ballparks, as Motte and 30 other supporting Major...
Aug 31, 2016 1:15 PM ET
MLBPA Teams with A-Rod, MLB, New York State, Harlem RBI for Urban Youth Academy in the Bronx
The Players Association, its longest tenured member, Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball are joining with New York State and Harlem RBI in a public-private partnership to create the Roberto Clemente Urban Youth Academy in the Bronx. Together, the MLBPA and MLB are contributing $4 million from their joint Youth Development Foundation to the project announced Wednesday (July 20) in...
Jul 20, 2016 4:15 PM ET
Major Leaguers Honor America’s Service Members for Independence Day
Players were out in their communities in the days leading up to the Fourth of July honoring those who fought and continue to fight for our country. Ben Revere, Clint Robinson, Sammy Solis and Blake Treinen of the Washington Nationals kicked off the activities with a Players Trust City Clinic benefiting children of active military members from the D.C. and Maryland areas at Andrews Air...
Jul 6, 2016 2:15 PM ET
Ken Griffey Jr., Curtis Granderson and Andrew McCutchen Take Center Stage for MLBPA/MLB Youth Initiative
Players and officials took a moment from their Major League Baseball schedules Thursday to focus on reinvigorating youth baseball in local communities across America. The MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation named Hall-of-Fame electee Ken Griffey Jr. as its Youth Ambassador and announced financial contributions to projects supported by Mets star Curtis...
Jun 17, 2016 3:00 PM ET