Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Huntington Beach, CA

Free youth baseball clinic to feature Danny Tartabull, Jay Johnstone 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 series on Friday, July 8th, 2016. The free clinic features current and former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth.

Players attending* include former All-Star Danny Tartabull and 20-year MLB veteran Jay Johnstone, as well as Jim Anderson, Mike Gallo, Paul Jaeckel, Phil Ouellette, Jerry Spradlin, Jerry Turner and Chris Wakeland. These nine players combine for 64 seasons, 4,800 games and 3,293 hits in Major League Baseball.

The clinic will take place at Ocean View High School, home of the Seahawks, running from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., located at 17071 Gothard St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, base running and life skills. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the morning will conclude with an autograph session and baseball giveaways for children in attendance.

Registration is closed to the public at this time.

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 7,600, of which approximately 5,600 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, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Germany, 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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