Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Swing with the Legends Golf Classic to Redding, CA

Event to feature World Series champion Oakland Athletics teammates and other MLB players

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will host a Swing with the Legends celebrity golf tournament featuring Hall of Famers, former All-Stars, World Series champions and other baseball alumni. The golf tournament will take place on Monday, May 21st, 2018, with proceeds benefitting the Luis Miramontes Memorial Foundation and Redding Colt 45s.

Alumni players attending* the event include three-time World Series champion Oakland Athletics teammates Vida Blue, Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers and Blue Moon Odom, four-time World Series champion and 1972 World Series MVP Gene Tenace, Hall of Famer and three-time All-Star Fergie Jenkins and 2006 St. Louis Cardinals World Series champion Aaron Miles, as well as Bob Ayrault, Rick Bosetti, Dennis Burtt, Mike Felder, Dave Meads, Butch Metzger, Rance Mulliniks, Nate Oliver, Mark Souza, Tom Urbani and Matt Walbeck.

The golf event will take place at the RiverView Golf and Country Club, located at 4200 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002 with registration starting at 7:45 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. There will be an awards reception following the tournament.

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 8,300, of which approximately 6,000 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 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for 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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