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Minor League Baseball Diversity Initiative

News & Events

Minor League Baseball holds inaugural FIELD Program

In August, Minor League Baseball held its first annual FIELD (Fostering Inclusion through Education and Leadership Development) Program, a new project under the Minor League Baseball Diversity Initiative in which 25 students from diverse backgrounds converged to learn about the business of baseball. Read More »

MiLB engages Metropolitan Junior Baseball League in spirit of MLK Holiday

The Bright House Network will televise and stream live the 19U championship game in Daytona Beach Monday, January 16th 2015 at 1:00 PM at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Read More »

Diversity symposium creates opportunities

Earlier this month, Minor League Baseball® partnered with Tennessee State University to co-host the inaugural Minor League Baseball Diversity Leadership Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee. One of the primary goals of this event was to provide students an opportunity to learn about the business of baseball while also making them more aware of the career opportunities within the industry. Read More »

MiLB hosts Diversity Symposium at TSU

Minor League Baseball hosted a Diversity Leadership Symposium on Nov. 6-7, 2015, in Nashville, Tennessee. The event was co-hosted by Tennessee State University and held on its campus. Read More »

MiLB donates tickets for Robinson Game

As part of Minor League Baseball's commitment to the Jackie Robinson Celebration Game at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Florida, it will donate tickets and snacks for 125 children and their parents from the Gifford Youth Achievement Center to attend this year's event on April 15. Read More »

MiLB meets with MLB, Mets and Yankees regarding diversity

Minor League Baseball staff members Amber Kukulya and Vince Pierson traveled to New York City last month to meet with Major League Baseball’s Diversity and Strategic Alliances Group and human resources representatives from the New York Mets and New York Yankees. Read More »

Vince Pierson
Biloxi, Pensacola host Florida A&M students

In February, approximately 25 students from Florida A&M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, Florida, visited the Biloxi Shuckers and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to tour their facilities and speak with executives from each team. Read More »

Vince Pierson
Minor League Baseball continues its focus on diversity

Minor League Baseball is uniquely positioned to reach and embrace many diverse communities while blazing a trail of diverse and inclusive decision-making throughout the industry. Read More »

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