Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings "Swing with the Legends" Golf Classic to Houston

Event to feature Jimmy Wynn, Larry Dierker, JR Richard and more than 60 other MLB Alumni

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will host a “Swing with the Legends” celebrity golf tournament featuring former Houston Astros, All-Stars, World Series Champions and other alumni. The event will take place on Monday, April 20th with proceeds benefitting Tony’s Prostate Cancer Research, a charity devoted to finding a cure for the disease.

Alumni players attending* the event include three-time All-Star Jimmy Wynn, former Astros managers Larry Dierker and Art Howe and 10-year Astros veteran JR Richard, as well as Bernie Allen, Bob Allen, Max Alvis, Bob Aspromonte, Ken Aspromonte, Mike Bacsik, Gary Bell, Micah Bowie, Bill Brown, Tom Burgmeier, Enos Cabel, Roberto Clemente Jr., Archie Corbin, Steve Crawford, Danny Darwin, Bill Dawley, Doug Dawson, Jeff DeWillis, Dave Elmendorph, Bart Evans, Jim Foor, Phil Garner, Jim Gideon, Bubba Gilliam, Charles Gipson, José Guzman, Jason Grimsley, Kenny Hand, Todd Haney, Roric Harrison, Bill Heath, Chad Hedrick, Kenny Houston, Trenidad Hubbard, Mike Jackson, Cliff Johnson, Andy Kosco, Frank Kostro, Rodney McCray, Chuck McElroy, Wally Moon, Balor Moore, Frank Quilici, Andre Robertson, Bob Shirley, Don Stanhouse, Mike Smith, Greg Swindell, Robert Tolan, Richard Thon, Mark Thurmond, Carl Warwick, Anthony Young and Gerald Young.

The tournament will take place at the Champions Golf Club, with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m. located at 13722 Champions Drive, Houston, TX 77069. After the tournament there will be an awards dinner, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

For more information regarding this event, please contact Geoff Hixson, Chief Operating Officer, at geoff@mlbpaa.com, (719) 477-1870, ext. 110 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 7,100, of which approximately 5,500 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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