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Grand Slam for Youth Baseball


In 2005, MMGSFYB announced a scholarship program to assist greater Houston-area high school senior boys and girls with first-year college expenses. Since the program’s inception, Minute Maid Grand Slam For Youth Baseball has awarded more than 330 scholarships and grants totaling over $1,000,000.More than 160 of these scholarship and grant recipients were first-generation college students. Beginning in 2017, the Minute Maid Grand Slam For Youth Baseball Scholarship committee began to annually award 25 - $5,000 scholarships.

2020 GSFYB Scholarship Winners
Micaela Banda
Layne Berry
Ashley Comin
Hannah Echols
Tatiana Flores
Mackenzie Flowe
Ryan Kekish
Owen Kiszka
Aethan Mackey
Rushil Mehta
Beatriz Monterrubio
Oscar Montes
Melina Ortega
Payton Perez
Julian Sanchez
Jerome Scott
Gavin G. Smith
Alayna Solis
Mikaylee Supak
Kameron Thomas
Aidan Wagner
Jordan J. Williams
Jaden J. Wilson
Zachary Woolley
Daniel Zuniga

City of Houston Parks & Recreation Department's FREE Youth Baseball Program

For more than 16 years, Minute Maid Grand Slam For Youth Baseball has sponsored the City of Houston Parks & Recreation Department's youth baseball, softball and t-ball program for youth ages 4-18. MMGSFYB provides all t-shirts, caps, equipment, instruction, clinics run by the Astros Foundation staff, Astros' current players and alumni along with marketing materials promoting the program. This free baseball and softball program is the only such program in the City of Houston and has been praised by city and state officials, and impacts more than 6,500 youngsters a year. Participants and their families also receive free tickets to Astros homes games providing many with the first-time experience of attending a professional sports game.