|MLBPA Press Release|
Upon arrival, the children from various Volunteers of America Delaware Valley programs, will meet the players, receive autographs and participate in a question and answer session with their local big league heroes. In addition to receiving round-trip transportation, to what for many will be their first Major League baseball game, the children will receive free tickets, food, beverages and souvenirs.
Buses for Baseball, a program administered by the Players Trust and underwritten by Majestic Athletic, a division of VF Imagewear, Inc., has provided transportation and personal greetings for more than 7,000 underprivileged children from more than 167 different organizations.
The Players Trust appreciates the support of the Oakland Athletics organization for helping to ensure the children receive a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet their heroes.