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Join Our Baseball Ireland Grand Slam Moneybomb Fundraiser!

Announcing the Baseball Ireland Grand Slam Moneybomb! Did you ever notice how St. Patrick’s Day falls right in the middle of spring training? Did you know that baseball has been played in Ireland since the early 1990s? Are you sick of this winter? Are you ready for baseball season? Would you like to donate $1, $5, or $10 and know that your money made a huge impact on the development of baseball in Ireland? If you answered YES to any of these questions, we’d like to tell you about the Baseball Ireland Grand Slam Moneybomb! Here’s how it works: During the month...

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Calling All Irish-American Pubs and Restaurants! Help Us Raise Money for Little Leagues in Ireland!

We’re happy to announce a new online fundraising drive to benefit our ongoing programs in Ireland. We’re asking Irish-American bars and pubs to compete to see who can raise the most money for amongst their patrons. The process takes two minutes. If you own or work for an Irish pub/restaurant – create a page for your restaurant and spread the word on social media. If you have a favorite Irish pub/restaurant – create a page for that restaurant and let them (and all your friends!) know about it. With enough small donations of $1, $5, $10 or $20, we can...

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Join Us At Our Fundraising Luncheon on February 21

Special Guest Speaker: Former Mets and Yankees star pitcher Doc Gooden   Online Ticketing for Lunch With Doc powered by Eventbrite The Baseball United Foundation will host our first fundraising luncheon on February 21, 2015 at Graziella’s Italian Bistro in White Plains, NY. We will recognize the efforts of our long-time supporters, while sharing the results of our ongoing programs to promote youth and adult amateur baseball in the US and overseas. This year’s event will feature special guest speaker, Dwight “Doc” Gooden, former Mets and Yankees pitcher, as well as Rookie of the Year, Cy Young Award Winner, and World Series Champion. Doc Gooden will give a speech about his legendary career, followed by an extended Q&A session. Tickets are $150 – each ticket includes a three-course meal and beer/wine/soda. Each attendee will be permitted to bring one item to be signed by Doc Gooden. It’s a great gift idea for any Mets or Yankees fan! Money raised from the event will help support our ongoing programs to support, develop, and promote the game of baseball in Ireland and Europe. Proceeds from the event will also support Kensico Little League. This event would not be possible without the kind support of sponsors like you. We are grateful to have had ongoing support from numerous community partners. We’re hoping you’ll join us this year in honoring the work of...

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Update: Baseball Field in Ashbourne, Ireland

We just received these photos from the Ashbourne Field Project in County Meath, Ireland! Post by Baseball United Foundation. We want to extend another big THANK YOU to everyone who donated to help get this field built. In all, we raised over $2,500 and that money helped this field project reach the required level of funding to qualify for matching funds from the Irish government. To donate to the Baseball United Foundation, click...

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