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Metro Baseball League provides more than $ 343,000 to the communities it serves in 2021

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BURNSVILLE, Minnesota., November 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Metro Baseball League, a non-profit organization established to serve youth baseball in Minnesota, is proud to announce that they have contributed more than 343 000 $ to the communities they serve throughout the 2021 season.

“We are delighted that we were able to get back to normal a bit in 2021, after COVID has wreaked such havoc on the 2020 season,” said Bob Lilledahl, executive director of MBL. “With the challenges we faced, it has been a very successful year. We try to never take things for granted, but the 2020 season, or the lack of it, gave us all a great perspective on the value youth baseball brings to every community and it was satisfying to be able to serve and give back. to these communities in 2021. ”

“The Metro Baseball League has been a great help to us, with donations of over 20 000 $ over the past five years, ”said Dave Dennig of the South Metro Miracle League. “All of our players get a ‘buddy’ from MBL, to provide social interaction and any physical help they might need on the pitch. A lot of these kids haven’t been able to participate in a team sport and I get comments from parents like, “I never thought I would have the joy of seeing my son or daughter play in a team sport. “, It brings so much joy to them, to the family and, ultimately, to the boyfriend as well, which MBL provides, so everyone wins.”

“It has been a great rebounding year for us, MBL and MBT are so grateful to have the chance to provide the means and the opportunity for youth baseball to thrive in all of these communities,” said Lilledahl. “We are very grateful to the players, parents, coaches and the hundreds of volunteers who allow us to run baseball leagues so vital to the well-being of the communities they serve.”

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MBL / MBT is dedicated to providing community baseball, while keeping fees low for participants ages 8-16. With more than 9,000 athletes, it is one of the largest independent of its kind in the country. It is a 501 (c) (3) organization and offers grants to communities for improving land and facilities as well as scholarships for those in need.

For more information visit mbl.bz or call the Executive Director of MBL, Bob Lilledahl at 952.746.7754

SOURCE Metropolitan Baseball League

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