Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Sacramento, CA
Free youth baseball clinic to feature Jim Barr, Gary Roenicke 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 Wednesday, June 10th, 2015. In partnership with Chevy Youth Baseball, the free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth ages 6 – 16.
Players attending* include 12-year veteran Jim Barr and 1983 World Series champion Gary Roenicke, as well as Dennis Burtt, Jim Campbell, Huck Flener, Pat Gomez, Kurt Knudsen, Nate Oliver and Rich Robertson. These 9 players combine for 49 years, 2,206 games and 977 hits in Major League Baseball.
The clinic will take place at George Butter Cole Field at McKinley Park, running from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., located at 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, baserunning and life skills. Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m. The evening will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance.
Registration is closed to the public at this time.
For more information regarding the clinic, please contact Eric Kronebusch, Special Events Coordinator, at (719) 477-1870, ext. 102 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 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.