In 2015, the T. Rowe Price Foundation invested $1.3 million to address critical needs in West Baltimore.
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Since it was founded in 1981, the T. Rowe Price Foundation has partnered with the community to promote and enhance community life. To help address critical needs in West Baltimore, the Foundation committed $1.3 million over three years in 2015. John Brothers, president of the T. Rowe Price Foundation, says, “We want West Baltimore to be what West Baltimore wants to be. What we’re proud of is that we empowered residents and their organizations to decide on the future that they wanted and that we were able to provide seed funding for those purposes.”
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.