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MLB & WASHINGTON NATIONALS HOST “DRIVE-THRU” PLAY BALL EVENT AT MATTHEWS MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH
March 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
In an ongoing effort to further build tangible connections between baseball and the Black community, Major League Baseball is partnering with the Washington Nationals to host a special drive-thru PLAY BALL (www.PlayBall.org) event on Saturday, March 13th, at Matthews Memorial Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. The socially-distanced occasion is part of a community event series that MLB is hosting with Black Churches throughout the country, providing families and children with bat & ball sets that they can safely enjoy at home and various parts of their neighborhoods, such as parks and playgrounds. Previous events have been held in Charleston, S.C., Columbia, Miss., Camden, Ark., Oklahoma City, Okla., Philadelphia, Pa., Richmond, Va., Queens, N.Y. and Somerset, N.J. Masks and social distancing guidelines will be strictly enforced throughout the event.
Pre-registration is available through www.PLAYBALL.org/events.
WHO: David James, Vice President, Baseball & Softball Development, MLB
Screech, Washington Nationals Mascot
WHERE: Matthews Memorial Baptist Church
2616 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
WHEN: Saturday, March 13th, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET