We are a team of professionals with a deep commitment to caring, teaching, helping others, and, of course, baseball. Beisbol Across Cuba is based outside NYC in Bronxville, and we are pushing hard to finish the bridge across the Straits of Florida.
Steve's chief title is DAD, and Beisbol Across Cuba was founded, in part, so he could help his 14-year-old son learn the value of giving back, and that the needs of people in much of the world are far more pressing than having the latest iPhone.
General manager of Bronx Baseball Dreams and a coach of Bronx Bombers teams, Dan is equally valuable in his role of BAC GM and third-base coach.
A versatile fielder who can play many positions, Claudia is also a marketing whiz who has spent spring training in the bullpen, preparing her pitch for corporate sponsorships.
CHRIST CHURCH BRONXVILLE
BRONX BASEBALL DREAMS
BRONXVILLE VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM
Father Michael Bird and parishioners of the church travel to Cuba to work the fields, install water filtration systems and share cultural experiences with the Cuban people.
— photos by Michael Pollack
Bronx Baseball Dreams is a non-profit formed by Eric and Tracy Semler in 2011. It's mission: Provide quality baseball and academic development for underserved players in New York City. For more information:
Thanks to coaches Anthony Vaglica, Michael Sabatello and Michael Schultz, and to all the Broncos players, for support, collection of gear, and T-shirt design.
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