MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BRINGS LEGENDS FOR YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC TO JACKSONVILLE


Free youth baseball clinic to feature Rick Reichardt, Bob Stinson, Rick Wilkins, 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 Monday, July 15th, 2013. 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.

Alumni players attending include Rick Reichardt, Bob Stinson, Rick Wilkins, Craig Anderson, Travis Baptist, Butch Benton, Jerry Fosnow, Wayne Granger, Larry Jaster, Mike Jones, Jim Rooker, and Robert Sprout.

The clinic will take place at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. located at 301 A Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32202. Alumni players will train at stations such as pitching, catching, and base running . Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. The evening will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance.

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

Contact: Nikki Warner

Public Relations Coordinator

nikki@mlbpaa.com , (719) 477-1870 x. 105

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 over 6,400, 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.

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. 

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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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Legends for Youth Clinic in Jacksonville, FL on July 15th to feature MLB Alumni!
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