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Major League Baseball Players Launch Infield Chatter, a New Mobile Social Community

The first-of-its-kind platform seeks to become the dedicated mobile destination for players and their passionate fans
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MORE THAN 1,000 PLAYERS FLOCK TO INFIELD CHATTER,

THE NEW MOBILE SOCIAL COMMUNITY THAT BRINGS FANS

 CLOSER TO MAJOR LEAGUE PLAYERS

 

–Groundbreaking initiative from Major League Baseball Players Association offers unique player-driven content, two-way player-fan engagement, fan contests and experiential sweepstakes, among other features in time for 2017 baseball season–

 

All Star Andrew McCutchen Making a Difference in Pittsburgh

Pirates star goes to bat for several area causes
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Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star outfielder, Andrew McCutchen, has become the face of the Pirates franchise over the course of his nine big league seasons.

‘Cutch’ took home the 2013 National League Most Valuable Player honors and has been elected to the NL All-Star team five times in his career, however, perhaps the most significant accolade he has received is the 2015 Roberto Clemente Award. The award, which shows a player’s sportsmanship, community involvement and contributions to his respective team, is voted on by the fans and members of the media.

Michael Weiner Scholarship Recipient Susannah Maltz Sees Critical Need to Protect Workers’ Rights

This is the fourth of a five-part series that takes a look at each of the 2017 Michael Weiner Scholarship recipients.
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Since 2015, the Major League Baseball Players Trust has annually awarded a Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies to five deserving law or graduate school students pursuing careers aimed at protecting and defending workers' rights. The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies was established by Major Leaguers to honor the life and work of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s late executive director.

This is the fourth of a five-part series that takes a look at each of the 2017 winners.

Susannah Maltz

Aramark Opens Baseball Season with Roster of Mouthwatering Better-For-You Items

Ultimate Vegan Burger among line-up of new offerings debuting on Opening Day
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PHILADELPHIA, March 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hungry baseball fans looking for better-for-you choices at the ball park will discover a new roster of great-tasting options added to the menu courtesy of Aramark, the award-winning food and beverage, retail and facilities services partner at ten MLB stadiums.

With Major League Baseball's Opening Day quickly approaching, Aramark has expanded its menu to provide fans with greater variety and choice as part of its Healthy for Life 20 By 20 initiative.

21st Century Fox Celebrates 'Pitch' Premiere by Forging New Partnerships to Support Women's Achievements in Sports and Beyond

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On September 22, Ginny Baker - the fictional first female player in major league baseball - made her television debut to widespread acclaim in FOX's new drama Pitch. To honor her inspirational story, the network has partnered with LeanIn.Org for a campaign featuring the series' cast and crew in conversation about the struggles they've faced and the strides they've made as women in male-dominated industries.

Major Leaguers Provide Funds From Players Trust to Help Houston Area Little Leaguers Return to the Diamond

Max Stassi & Jose Cruz, Jr. to participate in formal equipment presentation on Saturday, September 24 at George Bush Park
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NEW YORK, September 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - When floods ravaged the Houston, TX area this past spring, the Players Trust stepped to the plate with an $18,000 grant to help get two area Little Leagues back on the field.  The grant funded the purchase and distribution of new equipment to ensure that 600 youth from West Oaks and Bear Creek Little Leagues would be able to take the field by the start of their fall season.

21st Century Fox Celebrates 'Pitch' by Partnering with Women's Sports Foundation to Expand Girls' Access to Sports

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Ginny Baker, the fictional first female player in major league baseball, will make her way to television this fall on FOX's newest drama Pitch, and to celebrate her inspirational story, 21st Century Fox has announced a new partnership with the Women's Sports Foundation (WSF) to help break barriers for girls in their own communities and take their athletic achievements to new heights.

Qualcomm Invests in a Sustainable Future [Video]

By Kiva Allgood, Vice President, Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions, Inc. and Molly Gavin, Vice President, Government Affairs and Sustainability
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The Internet of Things (IoT) narrative has evolved drastically over the past two years, and today we have even more opportunity to redefine what’s possible with connectivity to make cities, cars, homes and devices smarter and more sustainable. At Qualcomm, we take pride in innovating for the greater good, and are excited about the opportunity to help shape the narrative about the role of IoT in enabling economic development and smart urban infrastructure.

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