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.
Our team merges relationships and creativity to identify business and community ventures for our members to connect with.
When partnering our members with opportunities, we make concerted effort to involve them to community/business ventures that match them well.
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.
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.
We build alliances with businesses that understand the mutual benefits of working together.
Every member of JRFPA has a specific brand. We work diligently to improve their marketability in retirement.
Long after a player retires, fans continue to remain interested and support ballplayers. Keeping these connections strong is vital.
William’s love for sports and people inspired him to move ahead with founding JRFPA. Having a intimate understanding of sports marketing, business relationships, and community outreach. When building JRFPA, William gathered a dream team of retired players who shared his vision.
Ralph was a slugger on the field and remains one in life. His addition to the JRFPA has been invaluable. He continually hits home runs for our organization by representing, teaching, and engaging in community outreach programs while sharing the beauty of baseball with others.
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'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.
April 18, 2020
Our hearts go out to all who have been affected in various ways by the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time, JRFPA members are actively encouraging all around the world to practice social distancing. We also offer messages of hope, resilience, and well wishes as humanity faces this threat together.
April 25, 2019
As part of JRFPA community outreach, a NPB baseball legend Ralph Bryant provided personal insights and baseball lessons. We were proud to combine our efforts with the Japanese Consulate and U.S. Embassy as part of a combined outreach program to youth and adults.
April 18, 2020
Given all that is happening sometimes, one needs a little good news. The JRFPA is happy to announce our new partnership with the Pony Baseball League of Japan and Asia. This agreement will bring opportunities to our members to come to Japan and coach youth baseball.