MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred
by posted 06/01/2020

 KCUYA Executive Director Darwin Pennye, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, and Kansas RBI Executive Director/KCUYA Baseball Program Coordinator Cle Ross pictured at the inagural MLB Commisioner's Cup in Washington DC. The KCUYA team finished 2nd place, losing to Mo'ne Davis and the Philadelphia Phillies Urban Youth Academy in the Championship. 

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S.A.F.E. CEO Cle Ross recognized as a Local Hero
by posted 06/01/2020

Success Achieved in Future Environments CEO, Cle Ross was recognized by Ingrams Magazine as one of their 2018 local heros. Since 2008, Ingrams has recognized those who serve to make the Kansas City area a better place to live and garner opportunites for the community through thier energy, thier effort, and at times thier own dollars with its annual Local Heros awards.

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KS RBI 2020 Season Update
by posted 06/01/2020

Kansas RBI will partner with the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy during the 2020 summer baseball season

Registration Deadline is June 17th, 2020 at www.kansasrbi.org

Season Starts July 1st

Games will be played at Barton-Ross Complex and the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy

If your team needs a place to start practicing please contact 


Age group/season length/Price


3-5: The Season has been canceled. Anyone who has already paid in this age group will be fully refunded.

6-8: T-Ball/Machine Pitch/Coach Pitch 4 game season $25.00

9-10: Kid pitch 6 game season $25.00

11-12: Kid pitch 8 game season $25.00

13-14: 10 game season (may play against 15-18 teams) $65.00

15-18: 10 game season   $65.00

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KS RBI Players Attend MLB A.S.G
by posted 01/23/2019

 Kansas RBI participants Ja'ron Byrd, Ja'hawn Bryd, Vinny Esparza, and Noah Steele photographed at the airport prior to departing for the 2018 All Star Game that was held in Washington DC. The group were members of the 2018 Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy Comissioner's Cup team which took 2nd place losing to the Philadelphia Phillies and Mo'ne Davis in the Championship. While in DC the players got an opportunity to attend the MLB Future's Game, ASG FanFest, Home Run Derby, and met the cast of Sandlot. 

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Brandon Wilson Wins National PHR
by posted 01/23/2019

Brandon Wilson III became the first Kansas RBI member to win the local, regional, and national Scotts MLB Pitch Hit and Run contest. Brandon won the national title in Washington DC during the All Star Game and got the opporunity to shag balls during the Home Run Derby. Brandon is also a member of the nationally ranked Team KC 9U baseball team that plays out of the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy. 

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