Cal Ripken Sr.

Digest (July 17): Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation set to build 10 youth parks

Digest (July 17): Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation set to build 10 youth parks

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation announced plans to design and construct 10 Youth Development Parks in five years in major league markets, including one in Baltimore. The foundation received a $5 million gift from Group1001 to use for the parks. Major League Baseball will launch a Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities program at each location, MLB's initiative to provide baseball and softball league-play for underserved youth. Since 2009, the Ripken Foundation has completed 78 parks in 22 states and Washington. "We are incredibly honored by the commitment made today by Group100, which will provide thousands of kids across the country with a safe place to play, learn and grow," Ripken...

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