“Phoenix Bats is honored and privileged to team with Baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin in collaboration of Project Unity. Phoenix Bats stand in unison with Barry Larkin, The Heal and Unite Initiative and many others in promoting the strength we have when we UNITE. Baseball has played a unique and integral role throughout its history in uniting people during troubling times, and today it is needed more than ever. Your participation in The Heal and Unite Initiative will go directly to helping promote baseball in inner cities to help further the role baseball can play in uniting us all.”
~Joel Armbruster, CEO Phoenix Bats
On behalf of everyone at Wilson we are honored to stand alongside Barry Larkin and his Power in Unity movement. We're proud to stand with him and all our teammates and athletes in the ongoing fight against injustice, intolerance, and racism. Black Lives Matter.
”Our work with Barry reflects that we are battling more than a few isolated events. We have invited him into our company as a leader to help us be part of the change. Our family of brands (Wilson, Louisville Slugger, Evoshield and DiMarini) are all working to develop product with lasting power…..because this is not a moment, it’s a movement that will be here for a long time.”
~Jim Hackett, GM Wilson Baseball-Softball
“As our country navigates a global pandemic and addresses social injustices, we have seen our players and clubs step up in extraordinary ways. On behalf of Major League Baseball, we are proud to support Barry Larkin and his Project Unity to advocate for healing and uniting our communities through baseball. Historically, our game has played a unique role in uniting our country during challenging times. We hope our support of Project Unity and the other steps we have taken can play a small role in helping to make a difference.”
- Robert D. Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum believes that conversations about social justice and racial inequality are critical to the advancement of our society. As an educational institution, our exhibits and initiatives aim to instill an understanding of these issues, with a broader goal of creating dialogue about their continuing importance across society.
We support Hall of Fame member Barry Larkin and Project Unity in bringing the diverse baseball community together in an effort toboth heal and unite our society.
“Baseball has historically been described as a social institution responsible for bringing people together amid times of struggle and hardship. Today, as Players across our sport continue to raise their voices to bring awareness on these deeply personal and challenging issues, we stand in support of Project Unity’s commitment to the cause of equality and systemic change.”
Tony Clark, Executive Director Major League Baseball Players Association
Because of the love for sports and in particular baseball, many artist, musicians and music executives have decided to join us in our fight for change. There IS Power In Unity.
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