Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic and Golf Classic to Tucson, AZ

Event to feature Ron Davis, George Vukovich, Jerry Hairston, Sr. and other MLB Alumni

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 on Saturday, January 10th, 2015. The free baseball clinic features Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth ages 6 – 16.

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will also host a “Swing with the Legends” celebrity golf tournament. The event will feature former MLB All-Stars, World Series champions and other alumni players. The golf tournament will take place on Friday, January 9th . Proceeds from this event will benefit the Tucson Youth Baseball Association.

Alumni players attending* the event include former All-Star Ron Davis , 1980 World Series champion George Vukovich and 14-year veteran Jerry Hairston, Sr. ¸ as well as Shelley Duncan, Albie Lopez, Jim McAndrew, Paul Moskau, Rick Reichardt, Ken Retzer, Mark Ross, Mike Sember, Ed Vosberg and Joyner Mike White .

The tournament will take place at Casino Del Sol Resort , starting with registration at 11:00 a.m. located at 5655 West Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ 85757 . The event will begin with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m.

The clinic will take place at Kino Sports Complex , located at 2500 East Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713 . The clinic will run from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, baserunning and life skills . Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The morning will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance. To register for this clinic, please visit www.baseballalumni.com . Registration is required.

For more information regarding this event, please contact Nikki Warner, Director of Communications, at nikki@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 6,900, of which approximately 5,300 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.

About Legends for Youth Clinics

MLBPAA’s Legends for Youth clinics impact more than 15,000 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, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, 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.

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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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