In his fourth straight season as a nominee, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia on Tuesday night was honored for the first time as the overall recipient of the 2013 Heart and Hustle Award.
On Tuesday in the city where he once held court as a perennial All-Star second baseman, Bobby Richardson accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association 14th annual Legends for Youth Dinner at the Marriott Marquis.
Jerry Kindall and Dick Johnson played together in the Cubs' Minor League system. That was 55 years ago. But the two were embracing in a bear hug Sunday afternoon at Chase Field. Kindall and Johnson were part of nearly 50 former players to enjoy a Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Alumni Day prior to the Diamondbacks-Rockies series finale.
The Santa Clara Stogies beat the Bay Area Bootleggers, 9-6, on Saturday, Aug. 17, in Santa Clara, Calif., in the Vintage World Series, a game full of former Major Leaguers, run by the MLBPAA and Vintage 9 Foundation, based entirely on baseball rules from 1886.
Former big leaguers Greg O'Halloran, Rob and Rich Butler and Mike Remlinger led the first ever Canadian clinic hosted by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association on Sunday.
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) is pleased to announce the 30 preliminary winners of the 2013 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.
A year after the Waldo Canyon fire and days following the Black Forest fire, local celebrities and former Major League players as well as Colorado Springs police and firefighters helped raise money for firefighting efforts by playing in the Heroes Classic softball game.
Most children involved in the game of baseball dream for a chance to meet, and possibly learn from, an active or retired professional, and the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association made that happen for a group of Nashville kids on Tuesday night.
Hunt Auctions, the nation's premier auctioneer of significant baseball memorabilia, is proud to announce a new partnership with the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA). Hunt Auctions will serve as the official auction company for the MLBPAA with the purpose to facilitate various consignments, retail projects and appearance opportunities for its player membership.
Disappointment ran deep as storms washed away this year's Hall of Fame Classic game in Cooperstown, N.Y. But Rickey Henderson made do. What he and three other Hall of Famers provided was more rewarding and entertaining than a come-as-you-were party disguised as seven innings.
On a dirt-covered baseball field in the middle of the Boston Common, more than 100 kids took advantage of a free clinic offered by the MLB Players Alumni Association that allows children to learn fundamentals from former Major Leaguers, get a free lunch, a few autographs and hours of unrestricted energy release.
A few hours before the Rangers and Dodgers took the field at Surprise Stadium on Saturday, a group of 11 former big leaguers hosted roughly 130 kids on the same diamond for a youth baseball clinic put on by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.
Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA), a non-profit organization, mourns the passing of founder and former Major League baseball player Charles Edward (Chuck) Hinton.