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Impact Week begins tomorrow at Poinciana Park Elementary with Marlins players and Billy the Marlin to play ball with 300 students

August 22, 2019

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins Foundation is taking the field at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 23, to open its new initiative, Impact Week, at Poinciana Park Elementary School. Marlins players Jeff Brigham, Isan Díaz and Jordan Yamamoto will be joined by Marlins alumnus Gaby Sanchez, Marlins Mermaids, and Billy

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins Foundation is taking the field at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 23, to open its new initiative, Impact Week, at Poinciana Park Elementary School. Marlins players Jeff Brigham, Isan Díaz and Jordan Yamamoto will be joined by Marlins alumnus Gaby Sanchez, Marlins Mermaids, and Billy The Marlin to play ball with 300 students from Poinciana Park.

The Miami Marlins Foundation will hold a Play Ball Day, which features a positive platform to connect those who play. Marlins players will take the roles of coaches and mentors and provide instruction on the fundamentals of baseball and softball.

WHO: Miami Marlins players Jeff Brigham, Isan Díaz and Jordan Yamamoto

Miami Marlins alumnus Gaby Sanchez

Miami Marlins Chief Revenue Officer Adam Jones

Miami Marlins Foundation Executive Director Raquel “Rocky” Egusquiza

Billy The Marlin

Marlins Mermaids

*Appearances are subject to change

WHAT: Miami Marlins Foundation Impact Week – Play Ball Event

A Play Ball event for approximately 300 students that will provide instruction on the fundamentals of baseball and softball, and feature a positive platform to connect those who play

WHEN: Friday, August 23;

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Poinciana Park Elementary School

6745 NW 23 Ave, Miami, FL 33147

For more information on the Marlins community initiatives, please visit Marlins.com/Community.