Harlem youth from Harlem RBI joined Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert Manfred, Yankee greats Bucky Dent, Mickey Rivers, Cecil Fielder, Roy White and many others at Yankee Stadium to raise funds for Harlem RBI’s A Field of Dreams in the Bronx, on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015.
The NY Yankees has a long relationship connected to Harlem from the Polo Grounds in the 1880’s to Harlem born “Columbia” Lou Gehrig, the Champs, act like Champs by continue that relationship by giving back with charity events like this one.
Watch out Commish, we could be looking at a future Major League Baseball Commissioner in the first photograph above.
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