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Holland America Line Makes Third $25,000 Donation in Honor of ‘Ks for Kids’

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Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the “K’s for Kids” program that debuted during the 2014 baseball season.

Fans Can Help Major Leaguers Shine a Light on Community Service During Marvin Miller Man of the Year Voting

Major Leaguers on each team have selected one teammate as their Club’s nominee for the 2016 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award. Now it’s the fans’ turn to help the Players choose the 2016 Marvin Miller Man of the Year
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Major Leaguers Around the League Unite to Strike Out Cancer

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Jason Motte, Billy Hamilton and Anthony Rizzo might be rivals on the field, but today they are on the same team – the K Cancer Team – uniting  to help Strike Out Cancer.

Ken Griffey Jr., Curtis Granderson and Andrew McCutchen Take Center Stage for MLBPA/MLB Youth Initiative

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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 Granderson and former All-Stars John Franco and Marquis Grissom.

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Jake Peavy

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Jake Peavy goes from pitching baseball to playing guitar for his foundation’s annual benefit concert.

Peavy’s Hero Jam was held on March 13 at LiveWire in the heart of the city’s Entertainment District with proceeds benefiting the United Service Organization’s Transition 360 Alliance. The national initiative helps U.S. military personnel and their families successfully transition back into civilian life after their active military service ends.

FOX Sports President Eric Shanks and Mark Cuban Discuss Value of Lifelong Learning at Indiana University

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On February 18, FOX Sports President Eric Shanks and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban returned to their alma mater Indiana University for "The Future of Sports and Technology Panel," a conversation about trends in the sports business and the value of education. More than 400 students and faculty attended, including the university's current participants in FOX Sports University, a unique program giving college students hands-on experience in the sports industry. Dr.

Sam Fuld, Major Leaguers Come Together to Raise Money for Type1 Diabetes

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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 Murphy and Denard Span joined Fuld for the tournament.

Major Leaguers, MLB Donate $250,000 to Help Flood Victims

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NEW YORK, October 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball are jointly contributing $250,000 to assist victims of the devastating floods that have ravaged parts of South Carolina.

Some of the hardest hit areas in South Carolina are those that many current and former Major Leaguers call home.  With that in mind, and after consultation with several area Players, the $250,000 contribution is being divided among three charitable organizations capable of lending assistance to the neediest victims.

Action Team’s Newest TV PSA Featuring Giancarlo Stanton & Chris Capuano to Make Network Debut During Tonight’s MLB All-Star Game on FOX

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NEW YORK,  July 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Action Team national youth volunteer program’s newest public service announcement will make its network television debut during this evening’s FOX broadcast of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game (Coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET). 

The public service announcement features MLB All-Star outfielder, Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins and New York Yankees pitcher, Chris Capuano.

Players Trust Kicks off 2015 Buses for Baseball Program in Texas

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Arlington, Texas—The first Buses for Baseball event of the 2015 season kicked off on Thursday, June 4,  at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, when 50 individuals from Rae’s Hope, a local Dallas based charity, were treated to an unforgettable day at the ballpark as the personal guests of the Players Trust and Rangers players. This one-of-a-kind ballpark visit included free roundtrip transportation, tickets, souvenirs, food and beverages and personal greetings by more than 10 Texas Rangers players.

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