Global Baseball Adventures was founded on the premise of using baseball as a vehicle to create change, bridge cultural gaps and inspire amateur ballplayers to become leaders who will make a positive difference in the world. This founding premise was on display in monumental ways this summer as we had more player and parents join […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
“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), […]
“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 […]
The Mill Valley community has come together to donate much needed school supplies to the Dominican Republic.
We profile our GBA coach Yorkis Perez. Hear about his amazing MLB career and the skills he brings to our Dominican Republic Baseball Camp.
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 […]
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 […]