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Amber & CC Sabathia

Amber & CC Sabathia

CC Sabathia is a pitcher for the New York Yankees pitching staff, a leader in the clubhouse and a driving force in the community. He is a six-time Major League Baseball All-Star and was honored with the American League Cy Young Award, given annually to the best pitcher in baseball.

In 2013, Sabathia reached a significant milestone, as he earned his 200th career win. In 2012, Sabathia was 15-6 for the Yankees with a 3.38 ERA, threw 200 innings or more for sixth consecutive season, and has one of the most durable arms in baseball.

Amber Sabathia is at the helm of her multi-faceted career as a businesswoman, entrepreneur and philanthropist. She is following her passion for fashion and created CCandy Clothing™. It is a unique line of clothing for children that combines the latest fashions and beloved sports teams. CCandy Clothing™ is produced in collaboration with Outerstuff and Major League Baseball. Additionally, she serves as a regular columnist called “Mom to Mom” that can be seen in (201) Family Magazine and Huffington Post Blog.

In the community, Amber and CC Sabathia are committed to giving back and have done so over the years in affiliation with the teams for whom he has played. Both Amber and CC wanted to do more and so they co-founded the PitCCh In Foundation ( in 2008 with the mission to enrich the lives of inner city youth in Northern California and the New York Tri-state Area. The Foundation showcases three signature programs that provide young people with the tools to be successful in school and on the field. In addition to the Signature Programs, the PitCCh In Foundation is dedicated to supporting and renovating baseball fields in the community. Some notable Foundation milestones include:

  • Over 20,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to elementary students.
  • Over $400,000 invested in field renovations.

The Sabathia’s are the proud parents of four children, Carsten, Jaden, Cyia and Carter.