Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Swing With the Legends Golf Classic to Binghamton, NY

Event to feature Al Downing, George Foster 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, Pirates, All-Stars, World Series champions and other baseball alumni. The golf tournament will take place on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016, with proceeds benefitting the Boys and Girls Club of Binghamton, Broome County Urban League, CHOW and Catholic Charities Diocese of Syracuse. 

Alumni players attending* the event include 1961 Yankees World Series champion Al Downing, Reds Hall of Famer and World Series champion George Foster, as well as Andy Ashby, Joel Bennett, Lance Broadway, Vern Law, Dave Lemanczyk, Ross Moschitto, Jason Phillips, Frank Riccelli, JR Richard and Lee Smith. 

The golf event will take place at the Security Mutual Life’s Atrium, located at 2350 Marshland Rd, Apalachin, NY 13732 with registration starting at 9:00 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 10:30 a.m. There will be an awards reception following the tournament beginning at 5:15 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 7,600, 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.

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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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