We are

The only nonprofit dedicated to the wellbeing of ballplayers everywhere.
Our mission is to protect and enhance the future of our game by allowing every ballplayer to live a better life during and after their careers

Our Programs Work to Make a Difference for the Global Baseball Community

We invest the money we raise into our organization to build a sustainable ecosystem of companies and fans to build up the baseball communities around the world. Our team works closely to ensure that every dollar is accounted for and then provides reports back to our donors. Learn about our approach, the solutions we fund and our partners on the ground.

Our goal is to build a strong and dedicated network of support that delivers professional, high-quality service, support, and guidance to our community.

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Our Process

Bring baseball fans together to get players the resources they need. Here’s how your contributions make an impact:

Housing
Many minor league ballplayers are currently forced to locate and pay for their own housing during the season. Your gift will allow More Than Baseball to help players access affordable housing and purchase basic living essentials like a mattress and cooking accessories.
Food
Players require optimal nutrition to perform at their best and a gift to More Than Baseball will allow players access to free and discounted meals, snacks, and supplements for before and after games.
Equipment
Many minor leaguers have to buy their own bats, batting gloves, fielding gloves, and cleats during the season. Funds raised by More Than Baseball will go to providing stipends and discounted gear to these ballplayers.
Life After Baseball
For minor leaguers, a career after baseball is seen as an afterthought. Many of these players retire with nothing on their resume and no skills to help them find or maintain work. This community will take great pride in helping players succeed in the real world by providing career and financial services to all ballplayers.

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Your gift to More Than Baseball provides an opportunity for the next generation of ballplayers to thrive. How so? Each dollar raised has a purpose, and that purpose is to ensure that the ballplayer, no matter their age, location, skill level, has the tools at their disposal to be the best ballplayer possible.
Support a Program
Support on of our many programs geared towards helping others succeed through the game of baseball
Community Youth Camps
Enrich your community through the power of baseball. When minor leaguers become coaches in their local community, the entire game benefits because of his knowledge, expertise, and willingness to work directly with athletes ages 7-18.
Global Projects
Enrich the global community through the power of baseball. When minor leaguers travels the world teaching the game of baseball and distributing equipment, the entire game benefits because of his knowledge, expertise, and willingness to work directly with communities hungry for a chance to learn.
Buy MTB Gear
Get your game on and show your support by wearing officially sponsored MTB merchandise. Start the conversation about supporting MiLB players over at our Team Shop.
Experience MTB
Directly engage with More Than Baseball through fun and unique experiences. From cooking lessons to Pokemon unboxings, More Than Baseball ambassadors are always finding new and engaging ways to directly interact and impact your community.
Adopt a Minor Leaguer
You can impact a minor leaguer’s life with a 1-to-1 relationship that he will remember forever. Have an impact on your favorite team – and your new favorite player today.

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