1.) Player PSA – Chris Sale 2.) FanFest Kids Safety Event 3.) TGS Teen PSA Awards Ceremony
KinderVision is a recognized charity of Major League Baseball since 1992
and have worked together to protect children and teens from exploitation and abduction. Below are several The Greatest Save Program Safety Messages recorded by MLB players to help educate children and teens.
Beginning in 1994 Major League Baseball has hosted KinderVision Foundation and The Greatest Save Kids Safety Event at All Star FanFest annually, where more than five thousand children and their parents participate in TGS safety activities. In addition, many of the Clubs host TGS Kids Safety Events annually at the ballpark including the Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks, Miami Marlins, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, , Washington Nationals, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals, Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins, Oakland A’s, Tampa Bay Rays, Philadelphia Phillies, the Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox, and more.
MLB Hall of Fame member Rollie Fingers is the National Spokesperson for KinderVision and The Greatest Save Programs and coined the phrase, “When it comes to kids, The Greatest Save is the one we never have to make,” emphasizing the prevention aspect of this work. Other Hall of Fame supporters include Rod Carew, Goose Gossage, Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Phil Niekro, Earl Weaver, Brooks Robinson, Steve Carlton, Bruce Sutter, Eddie Murray, Dennis Eckersley, Al Kaline, Reggie Jackson, Tom Seaver, John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez, Dave Winfield, Wade Boggs, Andre Dawson, Tony Perez, Robin Yount, Paul Molitor, Jim Bunning, Ricky Henderson and a host of non Hall of Fame players including Mariano Rivera, Darrell Evans, Roger Clemens, George Foster, Fred Lynn, Bobby Grich, Jim Leyritz, Jon Warden, Tim Foli and many, many others . These former players attend annual The Greatest Save Celebrity Benefits around the country and provide autographed items for fundraising.
KinderVision also provides Youth Safety Clinics around the country that also includes a baseball clinic with former Major League Players giving instruction on baseball fundamentals. These are in connection with The Greatest Save Celebrity Benefits and TGS Hall of Fame Celebrity Baseball or Softball Games.
Many of the MLB franchises annually record “TGS Player” PSA’s, 30 second safety tips, for kids and teens. Please check out the PSAs listed below and share them with family and friends to help make the world a safer place for kids of all ages.
Chicago White Sox Miami Marlins San Diego Padres
Houston Astros Texas Rangers Cincinnati Reds
Kansas City Royals Los Angeles Angels
San Francisco Giants Arizona Diamondbacks
THE GREATEST SAVE CELEBRITY BENEFITS are charity fundraisers that provide much needed funding to provide TGS programs and initiatives for children, teens and families throughout the country. These highly popular benefits held in Florida, California, New York, Connecticut, Indiana, Tennessee and Alabama provide opportunity for people to get up close and personal with the legends of baseball as they enjoy golf, baseball, and good times. Create a memory of a lifetime by signing up to participate in one of these fun filled experiences! CLICK HERE