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08/25/2005
Baseball Tomorrow Fund reaches agreement with Musco Lighting Inc.
Agreement provides free consultations, discounts to Baseball Tomorrow Fund grantees

The Baseball Tomorrow Fund, a joint initiative between the Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball, and Musco Lighting Inc., have reached an agreement to offer free lighting consultations and discounted lighting equipment for field construction/renovation projects to organizations funded by the Baseball Tomorrow Fund.

This agreement, the first of its kind for the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, will provide Baseball Tomorrow Fund grant recipients with free consultation services and a significant discount on lighting projects by Musco Lighting. Inc. To date, more than 60% of Baseball Tomorrow Fund grant recipients have used their grants for field construction and renovation projects, many of which included the addition of field lighting.

"The Baseball Tomorrow Fund is thrilled to reach this agreement with Musco Lighting Inc.," said Cathy Bradley, Executive Director, Baseball Tomorrow Fund. "We are excited about the possibilities this relationship will provide for our grant recipients and wish to thank Musco Lighting for its generosity."

"We appreciate the opportunity to offer Baseball Tomorrow Fund recipients a discount as part of this exciting agreement," said Joe Crookham, President of Musco Lighting Inc. "Recipients will be offered our Light-Structure Green. technology which will save fifty percent or more in energy and operating costs as well as cutting spill light and glare by half or more. We are pleased to join the Baseball Tomorrow Fund in providing the best value and product for local organizations."

About the Baseball Tomorrow Fund
Baseball Tomorrow Fund is designed to promote and enhance the growth of baseball throughout the world by offering financial assistance to help organizations support youth involvement in baseball and softball. Since its inception in 1999, the Baseball Tomorrow Fund has awarded grants totaling more than $8.5 million and benefiting nearly 100,000 youth participating in more than 170 baseball and softball programs across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, U.S. Virgin Islands and Europe. For more information on Baseball Tomorrow Fund visit - www.baseballtomorrowfund.com

About Musco Lighting
Since 1976, Musco Lighting has specialized in the design and manufacture of systems for lighting recreation and athletic fields. Iowa-based with a worldwide reach, Musco is recognized as a world-class leader in sports lighting with lighting systems installed around the globe. Working with organizations such as Amateur Softball Association, Babe Ruth League, England and Wales Cricket Board, Little League Baseball®, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, and the NBA, Musco has played a key role in developing guidelines for safe, efficient sports facilities. Musco provides the Official Sports-Lighting System for Little League Baseball® and was selected to light Disney's Wide World of Sports. Complex - a state-of-the-art 200-acre complex with facilities for more than 30 sports.