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Players’ Alliance Gets $10 Million From M.L.B. and Union to Build Diversity

New York Times – "The money is a substantial boost to the 12-week-old group formed by current and former players to increase Black participation at all levels of the sport. Major League Baseball and the players’ union have pledged $10 million to the Players Alliance,...

R2C2 Celebrating 100 Years of Negro League History

Listen to R2C2 with hosts CC Sabathia and Ryan Ruocco as they are joined by the President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Bob Kendrick, and MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson. In this episode, they discuss the importance of embracing the history of the Negro...

Baseball Mentorship Program Launch

Unlike any other mentor program in professional sports, The Players Alliance Baseball Mentorship Program is fully operated by our professional athlete committee members. Each is dedicated to using their personal time to inspire the next generation of Black players in...
Players Alliance Members Donating MLB Salaries

Players Alliance Members Donating MLB Salaries

"The Players Alliance, made up of more than 100 Black current and former MLB players, announced Thursday that its members will donate their salaries from Thursday's and Friday's games to the organization to support its efforts to combat racial inequality and aid Black...

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MLB Players Alliance Donate Salaries On Jackie Robinson Day

MLB Players Alliance Donate Salaries On Jackie Robinson Day

"The Players Alliance is a group of over 100 Black current and former baseball players, and on Thursday they announced collectively that they would be donating their salaries from the games on August 27 and 28 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball....

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Red Sox Black Lives Matter Movement Opening Day

Red Sox Black Lives Matter Movement Opening Day

"The focus of the ceremony then shifted from the coronavirus to the Black Lives Matter movement, as the announcer referenced Floyd's death, saying, "Yet while we were united against this microscopic virus, forces sought to divide us again. On the streets of...

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Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen acknowledging injustice

Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen acknowledging injustice

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "After he saw the video of a Minneapolis police officer killing George Floyd, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen felt compelled to do something. His first instinct was to kneel during the national anthem when baseball returned to the...

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MLB Tonight – A Conversation on Change

MLB Tonight – A Conversation on Change

MLB " As an ever-evolving game of adjustments, baseball is seeing another -- this one led by its players. While baseball was on hold and bigger issues, namely the fight for social justice, became a part of the national conversation, a number of behind-the-scenes...

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On Opening Day Support for Black Lives Matter

On Opening Day Support for Black Lives Matter

"WASHINGTON — The 200-yard black cloth stretched along the foul lines, starting at one edge of the outfield, wrapping around home plate and extending to the other side of the diamond. It was held by coaches and players from both the Washington Nationals and the...

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Press Release Opening Day 2020

Press Release Opening Day 2020

July 23, 2020 – The Players Alliance, a non-profit organization founded by more than 100 Black current and former professional baseball players, announces its formation. Under the leadership of Curtis Granderson, CC Sabathia and Edwin Jackson, The Players Alliance is...

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