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Major Leaguers Begin 18th Season of Providing Underserved Youth with Unforgettable Ballpark Experiences

Players Trust launches 2017 Buses for Baseball program with trip to Dodgers Stadium
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About 50 young people fighting serious illnesses enjoyed a game at historic Dodger Stadium on Monday night as the personal guests of the Players, when the Major League Baseball Players Trust’s Buses for Baseball program kicked off its 2017 campaign.

Jackie Bradley Jr., Craig Kimbrel, Matt Barnes and Teammates Share Field with Special Olympics and Nashoba Learning Group Athletes in Boston

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Players from the Red Sox and Rockies helped kids from Special Olympics Massachusetts and the Nashoba Learning Group enjoy a day on the ball field on Wednesday.

Matt Barnes, Craig Kimbrel and Travis Shaw of the Red Sox and Jake McGee and Justin Miller of the visiting Rockies headlined a Players Trust City Clinics event at the Tufts University field for nearly 100 participants from Nashoba Learning Group, which provides individualized education, training and intervention services for students with autism.

Jackie Bradley Jr., Craig Kimbrel, Matt Barnes and Teammates Share Field with Special Olympics and Nashoba Learning Group Athletes in Boston

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Players from the Red Sox and Rockies helped kids from Special Olympics Massachusetts and the Nashoba Learning Group enjoy a day on the ball field on Wednesday.

Matt Barnes, Craig Kimbrel and Travis Shaw of the Red Sox and Jake McGee and Justin Miller of the visiting Rockies headlined a Players Trust City Clinics event at the Tufts University field for nearly 100 participants from Nashoba Learning Group, which provides individualized education, training and intervention services for students with autism.

Rays Players Were Out in the Tampa Community All Weekend

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TAMPA, Fla. – Players from the Rays provided early season excitement in their community this past weekend, first hosting a group from Big Brothers Big Sisters at the ballpark in the Players Trust’s Buses for Baseball program then joining kids from the Miracle League of the Gulf Beaches the following day.

Players Trust Ends Summer of ‘15 on a High Note

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It was a banner summer for the Players Trust programs that engage kids in their communities when school is out.

Buses for Baseball brought underserved kids to the ballpark, through City Clinics players helped inner-city kids learn the game, Action Teams partnered with players to serve their communities and Operation Backpack ensured that some of the neediest children will have sufficient school supplies when they return to the classroom.

Players Trust Helps Introduce California Children to Game of Baseball

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The Players Trust soaked in the California sunshine last week, while participating in a series of events on the west coast, starting with Buses for Baseball in San Francisco followed by back-to-back City Clinics in the Bay Area and Anaheim.

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.

Players Trust & Fox Sports Regional Networks Work Together to Bring Kids to the Game

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June 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Since 2000, Major League baseball players have been providing underserved and at-risk youth populations in Major League markets with an unforgettable ballpark experience through their Buses for Baseball program. Since its launch, thousands of children across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico have attended Major League games as the personal guests of some of their big league heroes.

Media/Photo Advisory: John Axford, Teammates and the Players Trust to Create Unforgettable Ballpark Memories

Players Trust’s 2014 Buses for Baseball program launches in Cleveland
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Cleveland OH, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Media/Photo Advisory

WHO: John Axford and his Indians teammates; Approximately 50 children from Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland.

Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland provides children in need a safe place to grow and reach their full potential. Through their programs they support healthy lifestyles, academic success, character-building and leadership development. For more information, please visit http://www.clevekids.org/

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