This weekend's events are flagship of far-reaching initiative
At Minor League Baseball, we proudly strive to be the most fun and inclusive league in all professional sports. We do so by building bridges into the game and business of baseball that allow anyone and everyone to enjoy the game as an athlete, employee, fan or partner. Our national footprint puts us in 160 diverse communities and, with 40+ million fans attending games every year, we are uniquely positioned to impact the spaces we call home and society as a whole.
Diversity and inclusion drive engagement, innovation and creativity - which are key elements to us creating a family and fan-friendly environment in each of our ballparks. Embracing differences and leveraging them make our industry stronger enhances our ability to meet the needs of our communities.
Smith bringing singular focus, drive to Red Sox
There's no exact road map to the Major Leagues. But, in baseball, those who do the work often benefit. Bianca Smith did the work. And then she worked some more. It's paid off. Last week, the Red Sox announced the 29-year-old will become the first Black woman to hold a...
Virtual roundtable: Female leaders in MiLB
Earlier this month, the Miami Marlins named Kim Ng the first female general manager in the Major Leagues, joining a growing list of inspiring executives in affiliated baseball. In the wake of that historic news, six senior leaders from Minor League clubs came together virtually to exchange stories, celebrate Ng’s...
Black Broadcaster Grant finds an audience
Five months ago, the Black Play-By-Play Broadcaster Grant was little more than an idea. Heading into November, it is now a full-fledged and rapidly expanding initiative poised to have a tangible impact on the racial makeup of broadcast booths across America. Established by Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders broadcaster Adam Giardino, the...
Showcasing contributions of Hispanic community
Más Allá del Diamante is a content series designed to spotlight and embrace the people, programs, culture and stories that champion Copa de la Diversión’s community impact and further advance Minor League Baseball’s continuous efforts to diversify the game and business of baseball. To close out the Hispanic Heritage Month...
¡Pleibol! to highlight MiLB's community engagement
Más Allá del Diamante is a content series designed to spotlight and embrace the people, programs, culture and stories that champion Copa de la Diversión’s community impact and further advance Minor League Baseball’s continuous efforts to diversify the game and business of baseball. As part of the Hispanic Heritage Month...