Our weekly trip around the bases to take a look at who hit the ball out of the park this week by giving back to the community.
- The Tim Tebow Foundation hosted the 5th annual “Night to Shine”, a worldwide celebration for people with special needs. You can help them meet their fundraising goal by clicking here to donate!
- Albert Pujols and his wife Deidre are working with MLB and the MLB Players Association to help end human trafficking. They founded the nonprofit organization Strike Out Slavery, which is among the recipients of $500,000 in contributions MLB and the MLBPA will make to nonprofits focused on this cause.
- MLB’s Play Ball hosted the MLB Compton Youth Academy on Saturday, February 9th with USA Softball Olympian, Natasha Watley. Participants received a free PLAY BALL T-shirt, wristband, and bat and ball set.
- The Milwaukee Brewers honored a slain police officer and super-fan who was killed in the line of duty on February 6th by naming him as the team’s “10th Man.” Officer Matthew Rittner, a former U.S. Marine, married his wife in Miller Park and was an avid fan of the team. The team honored him with his own locker and jersey in the team clubhouse. Read more here.