Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Swing with the Legends Golf Classic to Harrisburg, PA

Event to feature Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage and other former MLB legends

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will host a Swing with the Legends celebrity golf tournament featuring former All-Stars, World Series champions and other baseball alumni. The golf tournament will take place on Wednesday, September 14th, 2017, with proceeds benefitting the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation .

 

Alumni players attending* the event include Hall of Famers Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Fergie Jenkins, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson, as well as Brian Bass, Mike Bielecki, Tom Brookens, Doug Creek, Darrell Evans, Kevin Gryboski, Tom Herr, Rick Krivda, Scott McGregor, Dickie Noles, Mike O’Connor, BJ Surhoff, Don Stanhouse and John Stearns . These MLB alumni will be joined by former athletes from other leagues such as the National Football League, National Hockey League and NASCAR.

 

The golf event will take place at the Colonial Golf and Tennis Club , located at 4901 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112 with registration starting at 9:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 11:00 a.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 and Instagram 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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