Urge Bug Selig to allow Youth Baseball Leagues to use the MLB team names and logos sign now

As a coach for my son's youth baseball team, I was shocked to hear that Major League Baseball (MLB) charges big licensing fees to youth baseball leagues if they use MLB team names or logos on their kids jerseys. Obviously, these are non-profit, volunteer organizations, so how does the MLB expect these leagues to pay huge licensing fees -- it is a complete abomination!

The MLB should be ashamed for not providing our youth with same opportunity we had as kids imaging we were playing for the "big league" teams in our very own jerseys of the same name. I think this does irrevocable damage to the sport if this continues and is a short-sighted decision in favor of making a buck now, instead of promoting the sport to the next generation of baseball players.

If you feel as disappointed as I do, please sign this petition to urge Bud Selig to reverse this misguided licensing decision and start investing in our youth today!

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  • 30 December 2015100. Melissa R
    I support this petition
  • 26 December 201599. Sam F
    City, State Santee, CA c'mon MLB. I grew up as a Pirate, Cub and Padre. I can't beleive that the commericalism is the priority here. Keep your interest in the gameand profits will follow.
  • 26 December 201598. Ryan B
    I support this petition
  • 20 December 201597. Kevin G
    City, State las vegas nevada bud selig should be removed from office
  • 19 December 201596. Sandee Summers
    I support this petition
  • 02 December 201595. Jonathan F
    City, State San Marcos, CA I cannot believe MLB would even ask the youth baseball organizations of this Country to pay for the use of the logos when the players of MLB are making astronomical amounts of money to play a game. I for one will not ever atten
  • 06 November 201594. Rodney R
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  • 12 October 201593. Constance L
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  • 09 October 201592. Michele D
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  • 04 October 201591. Todd C
    I support this petition
  • 01 October 201590. Mike A
    City, State Oceanside, Ca. Allowing youth basebal leagues to wear Major league jerseys can build a brand loyalty that money can't buy...INVEST IN THE FUTRE!!!
  • 21 September 201589. Joanne T
    City, State San Marcos, Ca It seems to me that what is supposed to be "America's Favorite Past Time" is no longer that, it has become a money hungry mongrul! It is bad enough the fans but especially the kids suffer not only from the MLB players using dr
  • 12 September 201588. Michael S
    City, State vista, california How about no one show up to the first week of all MLB games, to protest this and maybe they will get the message.
  • 05 September 201587. Alisha O
    I support this petition
  • 03 September 201586. Henry Laf
    City, State Escondido, Ca It a shame that Pro Baseball would request more money from the public. Dont you get enough?
  • 31 August 201585. Ruben L
    I support this petition
  • 05 August 201584. Dwayne A
    I support this petition
  • 29 July 201583. Cheryl Aw
    I support this petition
  • 18 July 201582. Marilyn Kf
    City, State Spring Valley CA Keep the tradition alive
  • 06 July 201581. Michelle T
    I support this petition
  • 07 June 201580. Lawrence H
    I support this petition
  • 06 June 201579. Maureen F
    City, State Murrieta, CA Keep our children engaged
  • 19 May 201578. Dean N
    City, State San Marcos,Ca Dear Mr.Selig, Baseball will always need new fans and players , why not have a new fan base with every new youth baseball season?.
  • 29 April 201577. Cassandra N
    I support this petition
  • 22 April 201576. Tim J
    I support this petition
  • 18 April 201575. Mary Jr
    I support this petition
  • 09 March 201574. Arnez S
    I support this petition

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Marian HortonBy:
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