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Hank Aaron

Chairman

WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR

HQ Phone:  (323) 969-9410

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WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR

3127 Nichols Canyon Road

Los Angeles, California,90046

United States

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WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR

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Baseball Canada | News

baseball.ca [cached]

Chairman of the World Children's Baseball Foundation of Japan Sadaharu Oh and the legendary Hank Aaron founded the event in the interest of promoting baseball and providing an opportunity to develop international relationships, goodwill and cultural understanding among the youth of the world.


WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR - WCBF Coach & VIP remarks

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I thank Mr. Oh, Mr. Aaron, and Dr. Akiko Agishi for having the courage and fortitude 16 years ago to initiate this program to help promote world peace and happiness through baseball.
I had a chance to meet very special people such as Joe DiMaggio, Mrs. Jackie Robinson, the founders of WCBF, Mr. Sadaharu Oh, Dr. Akiko Agishi, Mr. Hank Aaron and many others. HANK AARON - WCBF Founder and Honorary Chairperson


WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR - WCBF Coach & VIP remarks

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I would like to thank the following: Mr. Oh, Mr. Aaron, and Dr. Agishi for their ongoing involvement and support; the WCBF offices in Japan, Puerto Rico and North America; and Mizuno, Decente and Kenko, the equipment sponsors.
On a personal note: I would like to say Thank You to the entire WCBF staff (the Japanese staff you guys rock-you pulled out some amazing miracles during the week), to all the other chaperones, coaches, the entire host staff from Puerto Rico, and all the behind the scene players for all of their help and support , but most importantly I want to thank all of the kids for making this a truly wonderful experience and to Jason, Aaron, Daichi, Liam and Brandon a special thanks to them for giving me a few more gray hairs. I thank Mr. Oh, Mr. Aaron, and Dr. Akiko Agishi for having the courage and fortitude 16 years ago to initiate this program to help promote world peace and happiness through baseball. I had a chance to meet very special people such as Joe DiMaggio, Mrs. Jackie Robinson, the founders of WCBF, Mr. Sadaharu Oh, Dr. Akiko Agishi, Mr. Hank Aaron and many others. HANK AARON - WCBF Founder and Honorary Chairperson


WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR - WCBF Founders

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HANK AARON (MLB site) (Atlanta Braves site)
He began his professional career in 1954 and shattered many records in baseball. In 1957 he was named the National League's Most Valuaable Player. He stll holds the record for most R.B.I.s (2,297), In Atlanta, Georgia on April 8, 1974, be broke Babe Ruth's home run record and retired from baseball with a total of 755 home runs. He is currently very busy with his work as Vice President of CNN and is active with the National Board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters , the Atlanta Board of the American Cancer Society , and continues to serve as the North America Honorary Chairperson of the World Children's Baseball Fair.


www.britishbaseball.org

Sadaharu Oh, who holds the world-record for career home runs with 868 and played his entire 22-year career with the Yomiuri Giants of Tokyo in the Nippon Professional Baseball League, founded the World Children's Baseball Foundation together with the legendary American player Hank Aaron, who held Major League Baseball career home run record for 33 years, with 755 home runs.
Oh and Aaron helped to establish the World Children's Baseball Fair with the vision of fostering world understanding and cultural exchange through the celebration of baseball, as they recognised that the sport of provides a platform that advocates and teaches teamwork, leadership, fitness, respect, discipline and international friendship.


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