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MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark Inducted into Boys & Girls Clubs of America Hall of Fame

Union leader and former Major League All-Star credits hometown Boys & Girls Club for helping pave the way
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Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark was among seven distinguished community leaders inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Alumni Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Wednesday, May 10.

In accepting the honor, Clark told the audience that he maintained a relationship with the Boys & Girls Club and supported it in each city in which he played during his baseball career because the organization had been such a positive influence in his young life.

MLBPA Teams with A-Rod, MLB, New York State, Harlem RBI for Urban Youth Academy in the Bronx

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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 which the existing baseball and softball fields at Roberto Clemente State Park will be renovated and programs developed to provide world-class baseball opportunities for New York City kids.

Major Leaguers Honor America’s Service Members for Independence Day

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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 Force Base.

MLBPA, MLB Pledge $200,000 Grant to Caritas Cubana

Gesture During Historic Goodwill Tour Will Benefit U.S.-Based NGO Providing Humanitarian Aid to the Island Nation
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NEW YORK, December 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), through the Major League Baseball Players Trust (www.PlayersTrust.org), and Major League Baseball (MLB) jointly announced that they will provide a $200,000 grant to Caritas Cubana, the U.S.-based, non-governmental provider of humanitarian, social and emergency services to Cuba, in recognition of this week’s goodwill tour arranged by MLBPA and the MLB.

MLBPA Celebrates West Baltimore's Youth Baseball Tradition

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The Major League Baseball Players Association led a group of active and former Major Leaguers to West Baltimore on Saturday, June 13, 2015, to celebrate and honor James Mosher Baseball, a predominantly African-American youth baseball league that has served the troubled neighborhood for more than 50 years.  Joining MLBPA Executive Director and former Major League All-Star, Tony Clark, were Hall of Famer, Frank Robinson, current Orioles Adam Jones and Delmon Young, and former big leaguers Eric Davis, Jeffrey Hammonds and Wayne Kirby.

MLBPA Celebrates West Baltimore’s Youth Baseball Tradition

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Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark believes the sport can be a transformative experience in a young person’s life.

Major Leaguers Past And Present To Share The Game They Love With 300 Members Of The James Mosher Baseball Youth League

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Major League Baseball Players Association to host baseball extravaganza in West Baltimore featuring former Major League All-Star and current MLBPA Executive Director, Tony Clark, Hall of Famer and Orioles legend Frank Robinson, Orioles All-Star Adam Jones, Orioles outfielder Delmon Young, former Orioles All-Stars Jeffrey Hammonds, Eric Davis and others

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Major League Baseball Players Association to host baseball extravaganza in West Baltimore featuring former Major League All-Star and current MLBPA Executive Director, Tony Clark, Hall of Famer and Orioles legend Frank Robinson, Orioles All-Star Adam Jones, Orioles outfielder Delmon Young, former Orioles All-Stars Jeffrey Hammonds, Eric Davis and others

MLB, MLBPA Announce Education Initiative with USAID in the Dominican Republic

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February 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today a partnership with the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to focus on education in the Dominican Republic.

Major Leaguers Come Up “Aces” in Las Vegas

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Major Leaguers —past and present — came up “aces” for the Players Trust in Las Vegas.

During the 11th annual Players Trust off-season golf tournament last week, 30 current and former players helped the Trust’s fund-raising activities live up to their billing as one-of-a-kind events.  

Sponsors and guests had memorable experiences mingling with a roster of players that ran the gamut from first-year players to veteran stars to retired All-Stars and Hall of Famers including Eddie Murray, Ozzie Smith and Dave Winfield.

Major League Baseball Players Announce 2014 Players Choice Awards Winners

Clayton Kershaw is first to win three awards in single year and he has captured three of the past four NL Outstanding Pitcher awards
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New York, NY, Monday, November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Clayton Kershaw on Monday became the first player to ever win three Players Choice Awards in a single year as he was recognized by his fellow players as the NL’s Outstanding Pitcher and the overall Player of the Year as well as the Marvin Miller Man of the Year, which goes to the player in either league who most inspires others through his efforts on and off the field.

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