Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Swing with the Legends Golf Classic to Belgrade Lakes, ME

Event to feature Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins, Mike Torrez and other former MLB players

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will host a Swing with the Legends celebrity golf tournament featuring former Yankees, All-Stars, World Series champions and other baseball alumni. The golf tournament will take place from Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 to Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 with proceeds benefitting the Alfond Youth Center Foundation.

 

Alumni players attending* the event include Hall of Famer, 1971 National League Cy Young Award winner and three-time All-Star Fergie Jenkins and 1977 New York Yankees World Series champion Mike Torrez, as well as Bruce Berenyi, Kevin Buckley, Tom Burgmeier, Steve Crawford, Ron Diorio, Larry Gowell, Matt Kinney, Pete Ladd, Bill Lee, Skip Lockwood, Keith MacWhorter, Jerry Martin, Stump Merrill, Ed Phillips, Billy Jo Robidoux and Chico Walker.

 

The golf event will take place at the Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, located at 46 Clubhouse Drive, Belgrade Lakes, ME 04918 with registration starting at 11:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. There will be an awards reception following the tournament beginning at 6:30 p.m.

 

For more information regarding this event, please contact Nikki Warner, Director of Communications, at nikki@mlbpaa.com, (719) 477-1870, ext. 105 or visit www.baseballalumni.com.

*Celebrity attendees 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 7,800, of which approximately 6,100 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.

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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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