PS 57 First Grade teacher 

Ms. Nelson's class received 10 iPads for her class to support Math and Reading

"...Making

learning jump off 

the page."

2016 G2P Honoree Dinner 

from left to right G2P Board Member Gary Rudow, Special Presentor Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman and CEO Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., Honoree SNY NFL Analyst Erik Coleman, Sabrina Coleman, Honoree Joe Daniels, President and CEO National September 11 Memorial and Museum, MJ Perdone, Chairman of G2P Board Andrew J Perel, G2P Boardmember Lucille Martir, Executive Director MYB Bobby Hoffman

This grassroots program started specifically with baseball and has broadened its reach to other student athletes.  Grades 2 Play is a New York based program supporting the East Harlem and Mount Vernon elementary school communities.  ‚Äč

A 501(c)(3) not for profit organization

Grades 2 Play is a program within Manhattan Youth Baseball a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

The Grades 2 Play program inspires students through athletics to achieve in the classroom. 


Our team guides students facing adversity to make positive life choices, and to take responsibility for their goals.


The coaches and trainers play an active role in the students' lives, providing them with necessary tutors and moral support.