A True Home run: Now at Bat 2022

2The 12th Annual RBI Austin Benefit, Now at Bat  was held on Thursday, January 27, 2021 at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin. 

This annual event was one to remember as Austin’s MLB community and other special guests came together to raise a record-breaking $803,000 in support of RBIAustin’s 1,353 kids! 

KVUE’s Sports Director + Anchor Jeff Jones served as emcee for the evening and led the featured panel discussion with MLB All-Star David Freese, Three-Time Olympian Cat Osterman, and UT Baseball Head Coach David Pierce.

In addition to dinner, drinks, a cocktail reception, a live auction, and appearances by other special guests, the audience enjoyed a surprise acoustic performance by Texas Country Music star Jon Wolfe.

Now at Bat 2021: 10 Years + Going Strong!

A huge thank you to all who celebrated TEN years with us at RBI Austin’s annual benefit, Now at Bat, on Thursday, January 28!

It was an incredible evening celebrating all that God has done these past 10 years and what He will do in the lives of our 1,295 RBI Austin kids in the years to come. Your support is making a generational impact in the lives of our RBI Austin kids and in our city.

Past Benefit Speakers

2021 – Sam Acho, Longhorn Legend, NFL Linebacker, Author & Speaker
2020 – Chris Del Conte, Vice President & Director of Athletics, University of Texas
2019 – Cat Osterman, Two-time Olympian and Huston Street, Longhorn Legend
2018 – Bill White and Kevin Millar, MLB Greats
2017 – Augie Garrido, Longhorn Legend
2016 – A.J. Hinch, Houston Astros Manager
2015 – Roger Clemens and Huston Street, MLB and University of Texas Legends
2014 – Reid Ryan, President of the Houston Astros
2013 – Cat Osterman, professional softball player & Olympic gold medalist, Jim Sundberg, Texas Rangers Sr. Executive Vice President
2012 – Brian Jones, CBS Sports Broadcaster, former NFL player
2011 – Augie Garrido, University of Texas Head Baseball Coach