Q4 Funding Brings Overall Donation to Nearly $2 Million Toward Domestic Violence Survivors and Providing Services for Mental Health Resiliency & Positive Relationship Skills
March 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today announced the fourth round of recipients of the joint “Healthy Relationships Community Grant” program. The current distribution of $400,000 is going to eight nonprofit organizations, marking nearly $2 million donated to 40 organizations as part of the fourth of seven donation phases through 2021.
Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch & Three-Time MLB All-Star Ryan Howard Return as Ambassadors
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Beginning today, the Scotts Company LLC (Scotts) and Major League Baseball will begin accepting submissions for the 2021 Scotts® Field Refurbishment Grant Program, which awards modern, playable youth baseball and softball field refurbishments to four communities in need within the United States. Olympic Softball Gold Medalist Jennie Finch and three-time MLB All-Star Ryan Howard will return as ambassadors, participating in program promotion, field selection and celebration ceremonies.
Q3 Funding Brings Overall Donation to $1.5 Million Toward Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors and Providing Services for Mental Health Resiliency & Positive Relationship Skills
November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today announced the third round of recipients of the joint “Healthy Relationships Community Grant” program. The current distribution of nearly $500,000 is going to 11 nonprofit organizations, marking approximately $1.5 million donated to 32 organizations as part of the third of seven donation phases through 2021.
In Latest Phase of Collaboration, MLB and Discovery Education Provide All U.S. & Canada-Based Students the Chance to Explore Their Impact on the Environment and the Importance of Environmental Stewardship
All-Stars Robinson Cano and Miguel Sano return home to San Pedro de Macoris to distribute thousands of toys to children living in batey areas
All-stars Robinson Cano, of the Seattle Mariners, and Miguel Sano, of the Minnesota Twins, recently visited 16 impoverished Dominican Republic communities where they distributed thousands of toys to children.
Baseball's stars of tomorrow treated to seminars designed exclusively for emerging professional athletes
Baseball's worldwide appeal was on full display from January 4-7 when the Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball hosted their annual Rookie Career Development Program (RCDP) at the Landsdowne Conference Center in Leesburg, Va.
Major League Baseball Players and their union are committed to growing the game while honoring its past
The Major League Baseball Players Association had quite a year in 2017, on and off the field, as the union began its second 50 years of advancing and protecting players' rights.
Advancing players' interests took on exciting new forms in 2017 as Executive Director Tony Clark sought to broaden the player fraternity's reach by strengthening ties to the former player community, providing new and better platforms for active players to engage with fans and moving ahead with the vision of building a solid foundation to support and develop youth baseball around the world.
Keone Kela of the Texas Rangers uses baseball to connect with kids around the world
Major League Baseball pitcher Keone Kela doesn't do anything half-hearted.
So it came as no surprise that the hard-throwing Texas Rangers reliever made it his off-season mission to genuinely connect with young people both in the United States and China.
Kela, who won't turn 25 until the third week of his fourth season with the Rangers several months from now, has already accomplished a lot for his age. He's pitched most of the past three years out of the Rangers' bullpen, earning a reputation for a competitive approach and a four-seam fastball he can dial up to 100 mph.