FOR THE LOVE OF
THE GAME
Wooden baseball bat and slightly used baseball

pushing the game forward

while never forgetting its past

JRFPA bridges the careers of foreign-born former NPB players and coaches who desire to use their unique talents to assist communities, businesses and organization through the influence of baseball. Our members become ambassadors for the development of baseball in Japan and throughout the world.

Kyocera Dome Osaka scoreboard showing JRFPA logo
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OUR OBJECTIVES

IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES

Our team merges relationships and creativity to identify business and community ventures for our members to connect with.

CONNECT MEMBERS

When partnering our members with opportunities, we make concerted effort to involve them to community/business ventures that match them well. 

PROMOTE BASEBALL

Our team has found that understanding the inside track of baseball (and other sports) enables us to make wise decisions concerning branding and sports promotion.

building strong partnerships & opportunities

jrfpa continually builds strong relationships with businesses and organizations with shared objectives and principles

Since our inception, we have reached out to organizations throughout the world to form mutually beneficial relationships. By identifying aligning objectives and communicating well, JRFPA has been quite successful in building strong business networks with organizations of various types.

key factors for success

Since our inception, our organizational plan included developing and maintaining meaningful partnerships with brands connected to baseball. Each member of our team adds to our collective ambassadorship of moving the game forward while not forgetting its rich past.

Aligning With Related Businesses

We build alliances with businesses that understand the mutual benefits of working together.

Expanding Player
Brands

Every member of JRFPA has a specific brand. We work diligently to improve their marketability in retirement.

Connecting With Fans

Long after a player retires, fans continue to remain interested and support ballplayers. Keeping these connections strong is vital.

200+

Player Members

44

Events & Promotions

7

Countries Represented

10,762

Homeruns

OUR TALENTED TEAM

Every team is built with star players

wILLIAM bROOKS

founder/director

William’s love for sports and people inspired him to move ahead with founding JRFPA. William understands sports marketing, business relationships, and community outreach.  When building JRFPA, William gathered a dream team of retired players who shared his vision.

rALPH bRYANT

director

Ralph was a slugger on the field & remains one in life. His addition to the JRFPA has been invaluable. He hits home runs for our organization by representing, teaching, and engaging in community outreach programs while sharing the beauty of baseball
with others.

carlos mirabal

director

Carlos has a long record as a commiserate professional in the game of baseball and life. He's played the game for 19 years as a pro, coached players to success, and mentored youths. He brings a tremendous amount of working experience and business acumen to our organization.

Jose ortiz

director

Jose's talents in baseball are undeniable. However, few are aware of his magnetic personality, business savvy, unique baseball experiences and generosity. Jose plays a critical role at JRFPA. We are continually pleased with the efforts and insights provided by Jose.