MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BRINGS “HALL OF DREAMS” CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC TO MIAMI, FL

Golf tournament hosted by Jorge Posada and Mike Lowell to feature Jim Palmer and other MLB Alumni

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will be hosting the Hall of Dreams celebrity golf tournament in conjunction with Mike Lowell and Jorge Posada to benefit the Baptist Children’s Hospital Foundation. The event begins on Thursday, February 6th, with a welcome reception, followed by the golf tournament on Friday, February 7th.

All-Star and Silver Slugger catcher Jorge Posada and 2007 World Series MVP Mike Lowell will serve as celebrity hosts. Attendees* include Hall of Famer Jim Palmer, current St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay and free agents Rick Ankiel and Placido Polanco. Other Major League players scheduled to attend include Dennis Martinez, Freddy Garcia, Juan Alvarez, Danys Baez, Jose Cruz Jr., Jorge Fabregas, Bill Gullickson, Lenny Harris, Orlando Hernandez, Steve Hertz, Bill Hurst, Tommy Hutton, Skip Lockwood, Jim Lytle, Eli Marrero, Gonzalo Naranjo, Orlando Palmeiro, Leo Posada, Tom Shopay, Scott Winchester and Mark Worrell.

Thursday’s reception will take place at Ocean Bank from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., located at 780 NW 42nd Ave., Miami, FL 33126. The tournament will take place at the Biltmore Hotel, starting with registration at 9:00 a.m. located at 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables, FL 33134. There will be a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception beginning at 3:00 p.m.

For more information regarding this event, please contact Nikki Warner, Director of Communications, at nikki@mlbpaa.com 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 6,500, of which approximately 5,200 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 10,000 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. To donate to this program, visit baseballalumni.com/donate.

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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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