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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Chris Archer, Paul Goldschmidt Help Student Athletes Reach Their Goals
All-Stars Chris Archer of the Rays and Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks are the first two Major Leaguers to co-produce unique and original video content with STACK Media.  STACK, the nation’s leading multi-platform sports performance and media company for student athletes, is launching the Players Choice Student Athlete Digital Network to help empower student athletes, their parents...
May 10, 2016 1:35 PM ET
Travis Snider, Steven Souza Jr Help Refurbish Baseball Facilities at Everett, Wash. High School
EVERETT, Wash. — Although they’ve competed with each other from high school up to the Major Leagues, Travis Snider and Steven Souza, Jr. have worked together to help refurbish Cascade High School’s baseball field in their hometown. Snider and Souza donated $2,500 each to Cascade to update its 20-year-old batting cages and purchase clay materials for the pitching mound and home plate....
Feb 25, 2016 5:00 PM ET
Nelson Cruz Teams with “Baseball Cares” to Help Disabled in Dominican Republic
Slugging outfielder Nelson Cruz became the first Major League ambassador of the “Baseball Cares” initiative in the Dominican Republic last week (Jan. 22) when his cash donation was parlayed into mobility equipment to help disabled people get around his hometown of Las Matas de Santa Cruz and surrounding communities in the province of Monte Cristi. In the past, Cruz, like many Dominican-...
Jan 29, 2016 5:15 PM ET
Sam Fuld, Major Leaguers Come Together to Raise Money for Type1 Diabetes
Twelve Major Leaguers from eight different clubs played in the 2nd annual Sam Fuld SLAMDiabetes Tampa Classic Wiffle ball tournament at the University of South Florida on Dec. 12 to fund camps for children who have Type 1 diabetes. Chris Archer, Jose Bautista, Chris Colabello, Slade Heathcott, Dan Jennings, Kevin Kiermaier, Andrew Miller, Matt Moore, Logan Morrison, John Ryan...
Dec 16, 2015 5:00 PM ET
Matt Barnes Hosts 3rd Annual Charity Clinic for Sandy Hook
NEWTOWN, Conn. — Matt Barnes this past weekend drew about 125 kids to his third annual youth baseball clinic to promote healing and the rebirth of normalcy in the community where 20 children and six adults were gunned down in a school rampage shooting in December 2012. Barnes, a Red Sox pitcher who grew up in nearby Bethel, Conn., was joined at Newtown Youth Academy by fellow major...
Dec 9, 2015 5:15 PM ET