Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) is an MLB program aimed at increasing participation and interest in baseball and softball among underserved youth. This program is executed in partnership with CitiSports.
The Pirates are committed to growing the games of baseball and softball in our region and providing the resources necessary to ensure all kids who want to play have access to these great games. Through various community engagement programs, grant opportunities and unique events, the Pirates aim to inspire the next generation of fans and athletes in our region and around the world.
The Pirates Charities Fields for Kids program presented by Highmark partners with organizations operating youth baseball and/or softball programs to ensure youth athletes have safe places to play.
Since its inception in 2009, the Pirates Charities Fields for Kids program has distributed 373 individual grants in the greater Pittsburgh region and since 2011, 46 grants in the Pirates Spring Training Home of Bradenton, Florida.