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Action Team PSA Campaign Sets Distribution Record

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There’s no doubt word is getting out about the great work Action Team student volunteers are doing in communities across the country.

It was recently announced that one of the Action Team’s national TV and radio public service announcement (PSA) campaigns -- titled ‘Are You In?’ -- established a new Goodwill Communications distribution record for national campaigns. 

Major Leaguer Jon Jay Connects with Action Team Captains

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The first Action Team conference call of the 2016-17 school-year was held on Wednesday, October 26.  Jon Jay, center fielder for the San Diego Padres, joined Action Team Captains for a conversation about inspiring change in communities across the United States through community service.

Curtis Granderson, Lance McCullers, Rob Refsnyder, Anthony Rizzo, David Robertson & Justin Turner Selected by Fans as Division Winners for 2016 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award

These six placed on 2016 Players Choice Awards ballots for league-wide player voting on Tuesday, September 20
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NEW YORK, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Thousands of baseball fans participated in an Internet poll on www.MLBPlayers.com between September 13 and 18 to determine which players inspire others to higher levels of achievement by their on-field performances and contributions to their communities.

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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Jason Motte: The Man Behind Baseball’s Strike Out Cancer Effort

Veteran reliever delivers pitch on behalf of children with cancer
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Jason Motte provides relief both on and off the field.

As September begins Pediatric Cancer Awareness month, the 34-year-old right-hander will play an even bigger role than his usual place in the Colorado Rockies’ bullpen.

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 Help Action Team Program Build on Momentum as 2016 School Year Ends on a High Note

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School may be out, but the impact of Action Team Captains’ work is still being felt by communities across the country.

The Action Team youth volunteer program added 34 schools to its roster this year, bringing the total to 86 participating schools across the United States. Since its creation, the program has served more than 280,000 people inspiring 91,000 high school students to get involved in their communities.

Major Leaguers Bestow $100,000 Grant from the Players Trust to Our Military Kids

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Players provide funds to nonprofit whose mission is to help children of military personnel.

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Players provide funds to nonprofit whose mission is to help children of military personnel.

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.

Michael Weiner Scholarship Recipients Celebrate Their Hard Work and Weiner’s Legacy

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Six Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies recipients attended a luncheon at the Major League Baseball Players Association‘s midtown Manhattan office today in honor of their hard work and commitment to the labor movement.

During the luncheon hosted by the Players Trust, the recipients were able to speak with members of the MLBPA’s labor relations department and other staff, sharing experiences and learning from those who worked closely with Michael Weiner.

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