Baseball union gives to Haiti relief
NEW YORK -- Baseball players are pledging to donate up to $1 million to Haitian earthquake relief efforts.
The Major League Baseball Players Association says it is making a pair of $100,000 contributions to Esperanza International and Medicines for Humanity through the Major League Baseball Players Trust. The trust will give grants for the remainder of the money over the next five years.
The MLBPA also is part of "One Team 4 Haiti," a joint relief effort with its counterparts from the NFL, NBA and NHL. NL MVP Albert Pujols and NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum have recorded public service announcements.
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