Tag: Puerto Rico

Atlanta Metro RBI’s Barnstorming Humanitarian Tour Across Puerto Rico: In the Spirit of Robinson, Clemente, and King

By Michael February 18, 2019 0

What better way to learn how to serve others than to walk in the footsteps of those who have done it?

In January, a group of 13–15-year-old baseball players from Atlanta set out on a humanitarian mission to hurricane ravished Puerto Rico. They learned what it was like to barnstorm across Puerto Rico like Satchel Paige and other Negro League players who would travel to the Caribbean to play baseball during the offseason on the mainland. And they learned what it means to give back to others in the spirit of Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. read more

Atlanta Travel Baseball Team Embark on Humanitarian Mission to Puerto Rico

By Michael January 16, 2019 0

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ATL METRO RBI is poised to give new meaning to the term travel ball, as much of youth league baseball today is played on travel baseball teams. At least the elite players are on teams that travel a few miles, and in some cases several thousand miles, to compete against other elite baseball players. Travel ball is all about baseball and acquiring elite baseball skills to advance to collegiate and professional play. read more