Major League Baseball Players Association
The Major League Baseball Players Association Is the union that represents Players on the 40-man Major League rosters, as well as approximately 5,500 Minor League players employed by the 30 Major League baseball teams. The MLBPA also oversees MLB Players, Inc., which exclusively represents the group commercial and licensing activities involving active players.
On behalf of its members, the union also operates the Major League Baseball Players Trust (www.PlayersTrust.org), a 501(c)3 charitable foundation that supports youth baseball development as well as a full range of causes and initiatives as directed by its member players.
The Major League Baseball Players Association (“MLBPA”) is the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for all Major League Baseball Players and individuals preparing to negotiate a Major League contract. Only MLBPA General Certified Agents may represent or advise a represent or advise a player in negotiating the terms of a Major League contract.
MLB Players Trust
The Players Trust began in 1996 as a vehicle for MLB Players to come together as one team using their collective voice to make an impact where it’s needed most. The cornerstone of the Trust remains at the forefront of everything we do: all MLB Players are passionate about improving the lives of those in need.