News Archive

November 16, 2016

Todd Frazier wins overall Heart & Hustle Award

White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier was presented with the overall Heart & Hustle Award at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's 17th Legends for Youth Dinner on Tuesday at The Capitale.

October 8, 2016

Life, ball skills in syllabus at Nats' Youth Academy

Kids don't know what they don't know. In the context of baseball, former Major League standout Al Bumbry views his mission as helping to fill in the gaps.

August 13, 2016

MLBPAA hosts clinic for kids in Brooklyn

Six former Major Leaguers took the field despite the 90-degree heat at Coney Island on Saturday to teach young baseball players about the game.

July 19, 2016

O's place Kim on DL, call up Borbon from Double-A

The Tuesday afternoon simulation game designed for right-hander Darren O'Day brought a mixed bag, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. On the bright side, O'Day pitched well and could begin a Minor League rehab stint Friday. It didn't go as well for Hyun Soo Kim, who hasn't played since sustaining a right hamstring strain July 10.

July 19, 2016

MLBPAA announces winners of 12th annual Heart & Hustle Award

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) is pleased to announce the 30 preliminary winners of the 2015 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 15, 2016

Reds Hall of Fame hosts MLBPAA event

Sitting around the theater in the Reds Hall of Fame Friday evening was a group of more than 20 former Major League players.

July 8, 2016

Compton UYA hosts Legends for Youth clinic

For a few hours on a beautiful Friday afternoon, a group of 100 kids had the opportunity to learn baseball and life skills from eight former big leaguers during a Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Legends for Youth baseball clinic at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, Calif.

June 18, 2016

Former Brewers take part in youth clinic

As one Little Leaguer clouted a litany of balls off the tee and into the batting cage netting during the MLB Players Alumni Association's free Legends for Youth clinic at Craig Counsell Park in Whitefish Bay on Saturday morning, one former Brewers first baseman gave the young slugger high praise by comparing him to another former first baseman for the Crew.

May 24, 2016

Alumni group golfs for good cause in Houston

Several warm-weather, geographically desirable cities are designated sites for charity golf tournaments hosted by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association each year. On Monday, it was Houston's turn to play host.

April 17, 2016

MLB alumni offer lessons, instruction to kids at Tropicana Field clinic

Nearly 200 youth baseball players gathered at Tropicana Field Saturday morning to participate in a two-hour clinic conducted by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.

April 4, 2016

MLB alumni engage kids at Arizona clinic

For one sun-drenched Saturday morning, the timeless allure of baseball beat out cellphones, video games and all the other electronic distractions often blamed for damaging the physical fitness of children.

February 13, 2016

MLBPAA golf tourney benefits children's health

Mike Lowell, the MVP of the 2007 World Series as a Red Sox, partnered with retired Yankees catcher Jorge Posada on Friday to host the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Hall of Dreams Celebrity Classic, benefitting the South Miami Hospital's Child Development Center Endowment through the Baptist Health Foundation.

MLBPAA Events
Dec. 31, 2016: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Jan. 27-29, 2017: Madrid LFY Coaches Clinics
Legends for Youth Coaches Clinics allow coaches to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Feb. 3, 2017: Bakersfield Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit Wounded Warrior Prospects "Vets Against Cancer."
Complete Event Schedule