Media/Photo Advisory: John Axford, Teammates and the Players Trust to Create Unforgettable Ballpark Memories

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Media/Photo Advisory: John Axford, Teammates and the Players Trust to Create Unforgettable Ballpark Memories

Players Trust’s 2014 Buses for Baseball program launches in Cleveland
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 4:30pm

CONTENT: Press Release

Cleveland OH, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Media/Photo Advisory

WHO: John Axford and his Indians teammates; Approximately 50 children from Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland.

Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland provides children in need a safe place to grow and reach their full potential. Through their programs they support healthy lifestyles, academic success, character-building and leadership development. For more information, please visit

WHAT: The Major League Baseball Players Trust’s popular Buses for Baseball program will make its first of 15 Major League ballpark visits this Friday, May 16, when it stops in Cleveland. Buses for Baseball, a program administered and underwritten by the Players Trust, provides transportation, game tickets and personal greetings from players to under-served children residing in Major League cities. At each game, players will sign autographs, pose for photos and answer questions for their invited guests. The children also receive free souvenirs, food and beverages. This season, the program will provide more than 750 children with an unforgettable ballpark experience. 

The Players Trust enjoys the support of the Indians organization in providing this unique, up close and personal opportunity to share the thrill of Major League Baseball with the youth.  

The Major League Baseball Players Trust is a charitable foundation created by the players to help those in need. Through the Players Trust, Major League players contribute their time, money and celebrity to call attention to important issues affecting those in need and to help encourage others to get involved in their own communities. For additional information, please visit

Twitter Key: Players Trust: @MLBPlayersTrust; John Axford: @JohnAxford; Cleveland Indians: @Indians; Cleveland Boys & Girls Club: @CleveKids 




WHEN: Friday, May 16, 2014 
Player Meet & Greet: 4:15pm prior to stretch/BP 

WHERE: Progressive Field



Greg Bouris
+1 (212) 826-0808
MLBPA Communications
Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Baseball | Boys and Girls Club | Buses for Baseball | Cleveland Indians | John Axford | MLB | MLBPA | Major League Baseball | Major League Baseball Players Association | Players Trust

CONTENT: Press Release