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Major League Baseball Players Announce Finalists for 26th Annual Players Choice Awards

Buster Posey, Anthony Rizzo and David Robertson in running for Marvin Miller Man of the Year
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NEW YORK, October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Major League baseball players today announced the finalists for their highest honors – the Players Choice Awards – in which the players themselves recognize excellence on and off the field.  Vying for top honor as 2017 Player of the Year are José Altuve of the Houston Astros, Nolan Arenado of the Colorado Rockies and Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins.

Major League Baseball Players to Provide $1 Million for Disaster Relief Across the Americas

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  • Players provide funds to nonprofits committed to helping victims of recent natural disasters across the Caribbean, Mexico and United States
     
  • Players also pledge to donate $5 for every download of their Infield Chatter mobile app to the Players Trust in support of this disaster relief effort
Players Trust to provide funding support to nonprofits providing disaster aid in areas hit by recent hurricanes and earthquakes
Press Release
  • Players provide funds to nonprofits committed to helping victims of recent natural disasters across the Caribbean, Mexico and United States
     
  • Players also pledge to donate $5 for every download of their Infield Chatter mobile app to the Players Trust in support of this disaster relief effort

Fans to Help Major Leaguers Choose the 2017 Marvin Miller Man of the Year

Marvin Miller Man of the Year award program honors Major Leaguers for their commitment to helping others
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Online balloting at www.MLBPlayers.com opened today so fans can select the six division finalists for the 2017 Marvin Miller Man of the Year award, which goes to the player whose on-field performance and contributions to his community most inspire others to higher levels of achievement.

Houston Astros Catcher Brian McCann Rallies Against Childhood Cancers

Veteran Major Leaguer McCann and his wife team with the Rally Foundation
Article

Houston Astros veteran catcher Brian McCann has been in the middle of plenty of on-field rallies during his 13-year Major League career, but perhaps the most important one he and his wife, Ashley, have been involved with is the Rally Foundation.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars Visit Major League Baseball Players Association

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Melissa Bellerjeau, a Jackie Robinson Scholar and Jackie Robinson Foundation summer intern, provides a first-person account of her visit to the MLBPA office on June 7.  During her visit, Melissa, a Temple University journalism major, was joined by fellow JRF summer interns, Justin Mollison, a student at Vanderbilt University studying biomedical engineering, and Madison Johnson, a student at the University of Pennsylvania studying political science.

Jackie Robinson Scholar and Jackie Robinson Foundation summer intern provides a first-person account of her visit to the MLBPA office
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Melissa Bellerjeau, a Jackie Robinson Scholar and Jackie Robinson Foundation summer intern, provides a first-person account of her visit to the MLBPA office on June 7.  During her visit, Melissa, a Temple University journalism major, was joined by fellow JRF summer interns, Justin Mollison, a student at Vanderbilt University studying biomedical engineering, and Madison Johnson, a student at the University of Pennsylvania studying political science.

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