The Players Alliance

We are more than 150 Black current and former professional baseball players, united to use our collective voice and platform to create increased opportunities for the Black community in every aspect of our game and beyond.

Voices For Change.

Saying something without doing something is not enough. Together, we are sharing our voices on social media with specific call-to-actions, as we work together to keep the momentum towards change going.

One Voice For The Black Community

Our viral social justice video helped launch The Players Alliance, featuring a group of Black baseball players that felt voiceless in expressing social issues regarding their culture as the stark minority in our game.

Now, they are speaking out for the first time, galvanized by this movement, and united to stand up for themselves in pursuit of what is right.

In case you missed it, Brewers Closer Devin Williams recently sat down with Russell Dorsey and discussed The Players Alliance and the importance of representation. Thank you @_dvn23 @russ_dorsey 🙌🏾 ...

Special announcement from The Players Alliance Founder Edwin Jackson:
Reposted from @ejack36 19 years ago today I was blessed with an opportunity to tie up my laces and step on the field to make my debut with Los Angeles Dodgers…today I am happily hanging up my cleats and closing a 22 year Basbeall career. I’m super grateful to have had 14 different organizations allow me the opportunity to represent them. I was once told by a mentor that you are only as strong as the team you have around you, and I have an amazing team. I want to start by thanking my wife. She’s been by my side through the ups and downs of this journey. I love you E! I want to thank my parents for always believing in me and always making ANY sacrifices that had to be made in order for me to be able to get out on the field and play. My sisters have always been in my corner no matter what and their love and support has never changed! Love all of yall! Thanks to my kids for being my biggest cheer squad. To my in-laws, friends, and other family members, all of y’all have been nothing short of amazing for all of the motivation throughout all of these years. I want to thank all of my coaches, trainers, and doctors, on the field and off, for all of the hours of hard work put in to help me have an amazing career. This game has taught me many life lessons and allowed me to evolve into the person I am today! I will forever have memories that will live within me from the game that I loved and dedicated my life to. Thank you baseball for an amazing life experience that I will never forget!!

What keeps you inspired to do what you love? Our board members shared the important factors that kept them in baseball during a recent #Amplified panel. Check out the entire conversation with @jemelehill on our YouTube channel. Link in bio! ...

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