4,632 kids taught by MLB & MiLB players & coaches how to reach a goal

In the Your Success Story Program

Since 2010, we've offered a new paradigm in

player development

How to give back

Baseball gives back to local schools

Your games are at night.

Students at school during the day.

Fits perfectly with your schedule!

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Development is Growth, maturation & learning

A sample of active roster guys who gave back


Hanser Alberto, Orioles player

Rigo Beltran, Indians coach

Dave Burba, Rockies coach

Ray Burris, Phillies coach

Todd Cunningham, Angels coach

John D'Acquisto, MLB

Donnie Ecker, Reds coach

Mitch Garver, Twins player

Jonny Gomes, Red Sox announcer

Stephen Gonsalves, Twins player

Jerry Hairston Jr., Dodgers announcer

Ryder Jones, Giants player

Jakob Junis, Royals player

Randy Rosario, Cubs player

Rolando Valles, Reds coach

Tommy Watkins, Twins coach

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." 

~ Thad

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." 

Pro baseball players inspire student success by giving back


Players prepare for the classroom visit

In the classroom, you'll share a story of how you've used a success strategy of your own.

Students share their own goals

Students prepared for visits by having written about a goal they have for the future.

Taking goal-oriented steps

Students compose thank-you letters to players detailing how they'll use what they learned from you.

What MLB Alum John D'Acquisto says about Your Success Story

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