RBI Athlete of the Month: Wesley Washington

Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities, or the RBI Program, is a MLB youth baseball initiative and partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs. The RBI program was developed by former scout and Major Leaguer John Young in Los Angeles in 1989 to provide youth ages 9 to 17 the opportunity to learn and enjoy the game of baseball. Each month, we honor RBI student athletes on the diamond that portray dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, reliability and monthly performance.

This month’s honoree is Wesley Washington.

Wesley is a sophomore and three-sport athlete at Nicolet High School.
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Although, Wesley has faced a number of challenges this summer, he continues to keep his spirits up and maintains a positive outlook on his future.

Congratulations, Wesley. Keep up the good work.

Want to help support the RBI Program? It’s as simple as sending a tweet!

RBI Group

When a Brewers pitcher strikes out an opposing batter, make sure to jump on Twitter and tweet: #WHIFF  and include our handle, @Brewers.

That’s all you have to do! Each month, if we’re in the top 7 teams, we can win anywhere from $2,500 to $10,000 for our local RBI program. AND the team with the most #Whiff tweets for the season will receive an additional $20,000 donation! 

We won $7500 the last three months, so keep tweeting as our chances to help the local program are looking good! View the current standings at mlb.com/whiff.

In addition, we are proud to host the 2014 RBI Central Regional Tournament  at Miller Park! Seven leagues will be competing in the junior, senior and softball divisions this weekend, with the championship game to be played here on Monday, July 28. RBI teams will be represented by the host (Brewers RBI), the Cubs RBI, White Sox RBI, Minnesota RBI, St. Louis RBI, Kansas City, MO RBI, and Kansas City, KS RBI.

 

-Cait

JohnandCait@brewers.com

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