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Mike Mussina Foundation Donates Baseball Gloves to Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree Players

Mike Mussina

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (May 26, 2005) – New York Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina, on behalf of the foundation bearing his name, is donating a new baseball glove to each of the players on the 10 teams participating in the second annual Little League Baseball Urban Initiative Jamboree at Little League International, in Williamsport, Pa., over Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday.

“This donation is a wonderful gesture,” David James, director of the Urban Initiative, said. “Through his foundation, Mr. Mussina has shown time and again to be an advocate for children, and he continues to enthusiastically support the ideals of the Little League program. On behalf of all the players attending this year’s Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree, I thank the Mike Mussina Foundation for its generosity and goodwill.”

The Mike Mussina Foundation was started in 2000 by Mr. Mussina, who grew up five miles from Little League International in Montoursville, Pa., and is a member of the Little League International Board of Directors. The Foundation advocates healthy lifestyle choices through support of childhood literacy and recreation programs, as well as scholarships.

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