Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings "Swing with the Legends" Golf Classic to Houston

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will host a “ Swing with the Legends” celebrity golf tournament featuring former Houston Astros, World Series Champions and other alumni. The event will take place on Saturday, March 26th with proceeds benefitting Children 4 Tomorrow , a charity devoted to providing a collaborative atmosphere of community awareness and nurturing support for children to thrive and grow in a mentally and emotionally healthy environment.

Alumni players attending* the event include former World Series Champions Jason Grimsley and Cliff Johnson and 1972 National League Comeback Player of the Year Bobby Tolan , as well as Jerry DaVanon, Jeff DeWillis, Jim Foor, Charles Gipson, Bill Heath, Michael Jackson, Chuck McElroy, Balor Moore, Andre Robertson, Mike Smith, Brian Williams and Anthony Young . These 15 players combine for 127 years, 6,522 games and 2,622 hits in Major League Baseball.

The tournament will take place at the Wildcat Golf Club , starting with registration at 7:30 a.m. located at 12000 Almeda Road, Houston, TX 77045 . The event will begin with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. followed by lunch and an award presentation at 1:00 p.m.

For more information regarding this event, please contact Geoff Hixson, Chief Operating Officer, at geoff@mlbpaa.com or visit www.baseballalumni.com .

*Celebrity attendees 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 7,100, of which approximately 5,500 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 for Twitter updates.

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The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) was formed in 1982 in order to promote the game of baseball, raise money for charity, inspire and educate youth through positive sport images and protect the dignity of the game through former players. A nonprofit organization, the MLBPAA establishes a place where a player's drive for excellence and achievement on the field can continue long after they take their last steps off the professional diamond.

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