Baseball union gives to Haiti relief

Updated: January 28, 2010, 2:24 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Baseball players are pledging to donate up to $1 million to Haitian earthquake relief efforts.

The Major League Baseball Players Association says it is making a pair of $100,000 contributions to Esperanza International and Medicines for Humanity through the Major League Baseball Players Trust. The trust will give grants for the remainder of the money over the next five years.

New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson, the trust chair, said Thursday that players "want ...

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