Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series and Coaches Clinic to Fort Collins, CO

Free baseball clinics to feature Mike Myers, Terry Shumpert and other MLB Alumni

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Local youth and coaches will have an opportunity to play with and learn from former big league stars at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series and Coaches Clinic on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018. In conjunction with USA Baseball, American Baseball Coaches Association, the Edge Sports Center and the Fort Collins Baseball Club, the free clinics feature former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills, fundamentals and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth and coaches.

 

Players attending* include 13-year MLB veteran, MLBPAA board member and special assistant with the Major League Baseball Players Association Mike Myers and 14-year MLB veteran Terry Shumpert, as well as Jim Deidel, Jerry Dybzinski, Brian Fisher and Bob Johnson. These six players combine for 44 seasons, 772 hits and 2,527 games in Major League Baseball.

 

Both clinics will take place at The Edge Sports Center, with the youth clinic running from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the coaches clinic running from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., located at 4450 Denrose Ct., Fort Collins, CO 80524. Registration for the youth clinic will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the morning will conclude with an autograph session and baseball giveaways for children in attendance.

 

To register for this clinic, please visit www.baseballalumni.com. Registration is required.

 

For more information regarding the clinic, 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 8,300, of which approximately 6,000 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 18,000 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.

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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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