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Tampa & Gulf Coast League Yankees Recognize HOPE Week

July 3, 2013

TAMPA, FL. - The Tampa Yankees & Gulf Coast League Yankees will be participating in HOPE Week (Helping Others Preserve & Excel) during the week of July 8-15, 2013. HOPE Week is a New York Yankees initiative designed to reach out to remarkable people who are worthy of recognition for their inspiring actions and support of their communities.

The Tampa based minor league Yankees players will be visiting the Police Athletic League: a registered non-profit 501c3 organization that is dedicated to providing affordable after school, summer and athletic opportunities to more than 500 Tampa Bay youth. The Children's Home: a child-and family-centered organization that is positioned to care for struggling families and children seeking the comfort of a loving family. Warriors for Autism: a non-profit organization dedicated to enlightening, empowering and enriching the lives of families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Players will also pay a visit to patients and their families at local area hospitals including Shriners Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and Tampa General Hospital. 

The Tampa Yankees are the Single-A Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information on the Tampa Yankees visit www.tybaseball.com or call (813) 673-3055.