News Archive

August 12, 2014

Alumni swap stories at MLBPAA event in San Diego

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association hosted an Alumni Day at Petco Park prior to Monday's game between the Rockies and Padres.

August 5, 2014

Boggs to receive 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association is pleased to announce that Hall of Famer Wade Boggs will be honored with the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 15th Annual Legends for Youth Dinner in New York.

July 22, 2014

2014 Heart & Hustle Award winners announced

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) is pleased to announce the 30 preliminary winners of the 2014 Heart & Hustle Award. This esteemed award honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and tradition of the game.

July 14, 2014

MLBPAA holds youth clinic at Vanguard University

Twenty-four former big leaguers participated in a MLBPAA Legends for Youth baseball clinic at Vanguard University. The clinic featured 213 kids -- ages 6 to 16 -- to go along with the 24 players, who combined for 180 years, 10,055 games, 5,709 hits and nine World Series championships.

June 27, 2014

MLBPAA conducts youth clinic at Nationals Park

Close to 75 ambitious young baseball players collected at Nationals Park on Thursday morning for the Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic, presented by the MLBPAA. Fourteen former Major Leaguers combined to run seven stations in the outfield, bullpen and batting cages at the stadium.

June 17, 2014

MLB alumni instruct at Oklahoma's ONEOK Field

Former Major League players Steve Rogers, Steve Bowling, Steve Crawford, Pat Dodson, Jackson Todd and Rick Wrona instructed youth at ONEOK Field, the home field of the Texas League's Tulsa Drillers, the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

May 27, 2014

Legends for Youth Clinic a hit at Hall of Fame

A rainy day in Cooperstown may have kept the approximately 100 participants from taking the diamond at Doubleday Field for the Legends for Youth Skills Clinic, but it didn't stop them from spending an unforgettable day with some former big leaguers.

May 15, 2014

Hurdle named 2014 Brooks Robinson Award winner

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has had plenty of on-field success, but now he's being recognized for things he's done away from the stadium. Hurdle was named Thursday as the recipient of the MLBPAA's Brooks Robinson Community Service Award.

April 29, 2014

MLBPAA hosts golf tournament for cancer research

A large number of former Major League players converged at the Golf Club of Houston on Monday afternoon. These players, along with recreational golfers, participated in a fundraising tournament for Tony's Prostate Cancer Research, a not-for-profit organization founded by Tony Masraff, who was diagnosed 15 years ago.

April 22, 2014

Clinic gives special needs kids chance to show skills

Nine former Major League players were in attendance Saturday at the Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic in North Austin, Texas, an event set up to give children with disabilities a chance to enjoy the game of baseball.

March 20, 2014

MLBPAA holds Legends For Youth Clinic in Australia

Faced with the choice of playing cricket or baseball, 9-year-old Thomas Horne chose baseball. Now 13, and attending Endeavor Sports High School in Caringbah -- a suburb of Sydney -- Horne plays on the baseball team as a center fielder and pitcher. On Wednesday, a bright, blustery afternoon, Horne and his teammates were among those bringing the game to an even younger generation of players at the MLBPAA Legends For Youth Clinic.

February 10, 2014

MLB alumni give back at youth clinic in Miami

As a kid, Carl Pavano attended baseball clinics each year at Beehive Field in New Britain, Conn., where he learned fundamentals from guys like Curt Schilling until it finally paid off. Pavano made his Major League debut against Schilling on May 23, 1998, and sixteen years later, on Saturday morning at Marlins Park, he was instructing kids ages 6-16 at the MLBPAA's Legends for Youth clinic.

Oct. 4, 2014: Nashville Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Oct. 9, 2014: Hazelton Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit Joe Maddon's Hazleton Integration Project.
Oct. 15, 2014: Fort Worth Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit MLBPAA Charities.
Oct. 25, 2014: San Francisco Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Nov. 12, 2014: Baton Rouge Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit the Bringing Back Baseball Initiative and Southern University Baseball.
Nov. 18, 2014: Legends for Youth Dinner
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit the MLBPAA Legends for Youth Clinic Series.
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