"extra innings foundation"
4,635 kids impacted by
173 players since 2010

Baseball gives back to local schools, while developing players and coaches public speaking skills

Youth at school during the day.

Players at games during the night.

A line-up for success!

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HEre's What MLB Pros say...

What MN Twins Sr VP/GM Thad Levine says about how it helps players


"They were very well prepared.

Truly appreciate all that you do."

MN Twins Mitch Garver, sees long-term value from the time he invested

"...opportunity to use my platform as a pro baseball player to reach out to youth in the community.

 "It offered me an opportunity to use my platform as a professional baseball player to reach out to the youth in the community. We learned important interview techniques that I now use on a daily basis in the Major Leagues." 

off-the-field contributions to communities across the nation

MLB Alumni, Phillies Rehab Pitching Coach Ray Burris, MLBPAA Adron Chambers teaching.

First, players share a story of overcoming

In the classroom, players share a story of how they've used a success strategy to reach a goal. 

Next, students share their own goals

Students prepare for visits by having written about a goal they have for the future, and then share with the players.

Lastly, students write about what they learned

Students compose thank-you letters to players explaining how they'll use what they learned as they work towards their own goals.

mlbpaa member John D'Acquisto endorses Your Success Story