Dominican Republic Baseball

New Year, New Excitement for Global Baseball Adventures!

2018 in Review! 2018 was a year of major growth for Global Baseball Adventures in so many ways! 2018 brought students from across Marin & Sonoma Counties to the Dominican Republic in order to bring much needed aide to the DR while playing baseball and creating life long bonds. In 2018, Global Baseball Adventures had […]

Dominican Republic Baseball Community Service Youth

Final Game, Time with a Yankee & an Evening to Remember: Day 6

The final full day in the Dominican Republic was filled with once in a lifetime experiences and life lessons that will never be forgotten! Juan Marichal Stadium The morning was spent traveling to Santo Domingo where the boys from Marin were scheduled to face off against the Juan Guzman foundation for the final baseball game […]

Dominican Republic Baseball Community Service

Dominican Road Trip: Day 5

Our Dominican Republic road trip once again proved to be the most special day of the week as the boys from Marin traveled to the hometown of their MLB coach Pedro Liriano! Hitting the Road The day started off at the crack of dawn in order for the team to make the three and a […]

Dominican Republic charity baseball

The Juan Guzman Foundation, Philanthropy in the Dominican Republic: Day 4

Over the past months, the boys from Marin have spent their free time collecting donations to give to impoverished youth that are served by the Juan Guzman foundation in Manoguyabo, Dominican Republic. After yesterday’s heart warming afternoon giving baseball equipment and serving lunch to the youth of Guayacanes, the boys were beyond excited to dedicate […]

Unforgettable Day in Dominican Republic

Robinson Cano, Sandlot Game, Community Service & The Colonial Zone: Day 3

One word to describe today’s activities in the Dominican Republic: Transformative! Baseball is in the “Sangre” San Pedro de Macoris, home to the majority of Major League Baseball players that hail from the Dominican Republic is where the boys from Marin started their morning after gobbling down their breakfast in anticipation. The fact that so […]

Dominican Republic Baseball Immersion

First Game of the Week, SF Giants & Caribbean Dinner: Day 2

The first full day in the Dominican Republic featured an action packed schedule that included game one of the week, a trip to the San Francisco Giants academy for a behind the scenes glimpse into how players in the DR ascend to the “Big Leagues” and an unforgettable dinner where food wasn’t the only exciting […]

Marin County Meets Dominican Republic: Day 1

The sun and sounds of Santo Domingo’s Las Américas International Airport greeted our players from Marin County as they arrived to the Dominican Republic yesterday on the afternoon of June 19, 2018. The enthusiasm, excitement and anticipation was palpable as high-fives and hugs broke out in the airport upon reuniting their Dominican coaches and friends. […]

Dominican Republic 2018: Reunited & Ready!

“Hola Jake, Dime Lo!” (a Dominican term of endearment) This greeting rang out across the parking lot of Tamalpais High School as MLB pitcher Pedro Liriano spotted varsity pitcher Jake Buxton who last summer was the first ever American pitcher to step on the mound in Coach Pedro’s hometown of Fantino, Dominican Republic. “Hermano (brother), […]

Dominican Immersion Program: Education First, Baseball Second

  “For a lot of us, life after the Big Leagues is harder than making it to the Big Leagues” – Pedro Liriano (MLB Picther) Opening day 2017: nearly one third of all players on MLB rosters were born outside of the US, with players from the Dominican Republic making up the large majority. The […]

Petaluma 360 article on our DR charity program

Petaluma 360 interviewed Isaias Franco of Global Baseball Adventures this week. They talked to him about the GBA Charity Program for the Dominican Republic. Special thanks to Petaluma 360 for spreading the good word of our quest to help the lives of young and underpriveleged youth in the Dominican Republic. Here is an excerpt: In […]

GBA charity program featured on KTVU!

Earlier this year we established a charity program for underprivileged children in the Dominican republic. Every time we conduct a Fantasy Baseball Camp in a country abroad, we work with the MLB players from that country to assist in providing much needed baseball equipment for the kids. A North Bay man is going to bat […]