Colorado Springs, Colo. – Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Sunday, March 24th, 2019. In conjunction with CEMEX, the free clinic features former Major League Baseball players
Colorado Springs, Colo. *– Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on *Sunday, March 24th, 2019. In conjunction with CEMEX, the free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons, concluding with an autograph session and baseball giveaways for children in attendance. CEMEX will also provide a free lunch starting at 1:00 p.m. for clinic participants and family members.
Players attending* include current Tampa Bay Rays broadcaster and former first baseman Orestes Destrade, as well as Butch Benton, Jason Johnson, Seth McClung, Brian Tollberg *and *Mike Walker.These players combine for 34 seasons, 100 wins and 861 games in Major League Baseball.
- *Tom Varn Park, *301 Darby Lane, Brooksville, FL 34601
- Time: Clinic check-in beginning at 1:30 p.m. with instruction running from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- To register, visit baseballalumni.com. Registration is required.
For more information, please contact Nikki Warner, Director of Communications, at (719) 477-1870, ext. 105 or visit www.baseballalumni.com.
*Clinicians subject to change.
About The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA)
MLBPAA was founded in 1982 with the mission of promoting baseball, raising money for charity and protecting the dignity of the game through its alumni players. The MLBPAA is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO with a membership of more than 8,600, of which approximately 6,100 are alumni and active players. Alumni players find the MLBPAA to be a vital tool to become involved in charity and community philanthropy. Follow @MLBPAA on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for updates.
About Legends for Youth Clinics
MLBPAA’s Legends for Youth clinics impact more than 19,000 children each year, allowing them the unique opportunity to interact with and learn from players who have left a lasting impact on the game of baseball. The MLBPAA has reached children across America and internationally in Australia, Canada, China, Cuba, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, the United Kingdom and Venezuela, through the Legends for Youth Clinic Series. To donate to this program, visit baseballalumni.com/donate. The official hashtag of the Legends for Youth Clinic Series is #LFYClinic.