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Marlins Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities

Tournament Play

RBI Tournament

Select participants will be selected from regular season teams to try out for the Marlins RBI All-Star team to compete at the MLB RBI Regional Tournament. This year the tournament will take place in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the regional champion will advance to the RBI World Series in Arlington, Texas.

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Program Description

Marlins RBI is an invitational sports based youth program designed to promote interest in baseball, academic achievement and social responsibility in underserved areas of South Florida. The Marlins supply uniforms, umpires and equipment to more than 500 children annually. All participants enjoy a fun and competitive summer league, clinics hosted by Marlins players and alumni, the opportunity to participate in our career workshop series, invitation to RBI Night with an on field recognition ceremony, and the opportunity to be selected for the RBI All Star team that competes in the Southeast Regional Tournament. The program offers free, instructional, and competitive summer baseball & fast pitch softball for youth ages 13-18.

For more information on Marlins RBI, please contact:

Juan Leonel Garciga, Manager, Community Outreach & Player Relations
JGarciga@marlins.com

Our History

Marlins RBI Southeast Regional Champions

Baseball Juniors

1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014

Baseball Seniors

1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2014, 2015

Softball

1998, 1999, 2000

Marlins RBI World Series Champions

2015 Seniors Baseball
2014 Juniors Baseball
2004 Seniors Baseball
1999 Softball
1997 Juniors Baseball

Scholarships

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Marlins RBI Scholarship Recipients ($2,500)
  • Deborah Vainstein - 2016 Northwestern University
  • Michelle Oliva - 2016 Florida State University
  • Brett Marks - 2015 Cairn University
  • Isaiah Blackwell - 2015 Florida A&M University
  • Karina Rubio - 2014 Florida International University
  • Cleveland Westbrook - 2014 Florida A&M University
National RBI for RBI Scholarship Recipients ($20,000)
  • Craig Campbell - 2015 St. Thomas University
  • Jason Dubon - University of Florida
  • Megan Diaz - 2013 University of Florida
  • Drexell Lindsey - 2012 University of West Florida
  • Obi Obioguzor - 2010 University of Florida
  • Rochelle Williams - 2010 Florida International University
  • Vanessa Barcelo - 2009 Valencia College
  • Natalie Quigg - 2009 Miami Dade College

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Career Workshop Series

The Miami Marlins Career Workshop Series is a unique educational opportunity designed specifically for participants of the Marlins RBI program. The goal of the program is to offer students a real-world glimpse at a variety of disciplines as they begin the path toward their future career. Each workshop features presentations, panel discussions, a tour of Marlins Park, as well as small group breakout sessions led by our Marlins front office staff.

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