“[Baseball players] become superheroes just because we are on TV," Arencibia said. "But I had to explain it to them that I too was once in the same position that they are now in."
Rookie League introduces children and youth living in under-privileged communities to baseball. The program provides children with the chance to not only play, but to receive free gear – bats, gloves, uniforms - and top-notch baseball instruction at no cost at all.
“It’s better than Christmas,” said one young participant.
Here's to many more successful years!