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MLB To Involve All 30 Clubs In ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Effort

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 15

MLB today announced that its 30 clubs will take part in the return of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this August. Throughout the month, each team will host its own challenge and then call on another franchise, along with two other local personalities of organizations, to participate. As part of the in...

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