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  • Bloomberg,LP
  • BMO Capital Markets
  • GE Foundation
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Major League Baseball
  • New Era Cap Company
  • Nike,Inc.
  • The Coca Cola Foundation
  • Willis Group
  • BTIG
  • Goldman Sachs Group
  • Windmill Foundation
  • Gregg Gonsalves
  • Steve Greenberg
  • United Health Foundation
  • Unilever
  • Deloitte
  • Joseph J. Plumeri
  • Praxair
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Lebworth Foundation
  • Martin Edelman, Esq
  • Prudential
  • Alva Greenberg

Pitch 42

In celebration of the Jackie Robinson Foundation's 40th anniversary, JRF launched a scholarship initiative to engage professional ball players. "Pitch 42" is a collective of forward-thinking professional athletes, beginning with top baseball players, who support JRF's mission and honor Jackie Robinson's legacy through the sponsorship of a JRF Scholar.

To date, the "Pitch 42" players signed on to support scholarships are:

  • Michael Bourn

    Cleveland Indians

  • Royce Clayton


  • Carl Crawford

    Los Angeles Dodgers

  • LaTroy Hawkins

    New York Mets

  • Orlando Hudson


  • Edwin Jackson

    Chicago Cubs

  • Derek Jeter

    New York Yankees

  • Adam Jones

    Baltimore Orioles

  • Matthew Kemp

    Los Angeles Dodgers

  • David Price

    Tampa Bay Rays

  • Jimmy Rollins

    Philadelphia Phillies

  • CC Sabathia

    New York Yankees

  • BJ Upton

    Atlanta Braves

  • Justin Upton

    Atlanta Braves

  • Vernon Wells

    New York Yankees

  • Jerome L. Williams

    Los Angeles Angels