Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series and Coaches Clinic to Cheyenne, WY
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, July 7th, 2018. In conjunction with USA Baseball and the American Baseball Coaches Association, 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 seven-year MLB veteran pitcher Brian Fisher, who collected with 36 wins in 222 games and made the 1985 Topps All-Star Rookie Team. Also participating in the clinic is former San Diego Padres manager Greg Riddoch, a Colorado State University and University of Northern Colorado graduate who had a .508 winning percentage in his three years of managing. Riddoch also served as a third base coach for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and director of player development for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Both clinics will take place at Mike Lansing Ball Field, with the youth clinic running from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the coaches clinic running from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., located at 4212 Converse Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001. 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 clinics, 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.