MEDIA

Players Alliance Gives Back on 33-City Tour

"Cross-country tour provides COVID-19 supplies, baseball gear to Black communities A big black semi-trailer truck full of gear and cheer rolled into the Bronx on Tuesday, ready to deliver to those in need. Adorned with the logo of The Players Alliance, a nonprofit...

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...
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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Black Baseball Players BLM Video

Black Baseball Players BLM Video

ESPN: "Current and recent black Major League Baseball players banded together in a video to show support for Black Lives Matter and asked fans to join them. CC Sabathia, Prince Fielder, Giancarlo Stanton, Jason Heyward, Matt Kemp, Andrew McCutchen, Jackie Bradley...

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