Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Milwaukee, WI

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Free youth baseball clinic to feature Jim Mecir, Larry Hisle, Sr. and other MLB Alumni

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016. In partnership with the Potawatomi Foundation, the free clinic features current and former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth.

Players attending* include World Series champion Jim Mecir and 14-year MLB veteran and two-time All-Star Larry Hisle, Sr., as well as Don August, Gerald Augustine, Gene Locklear and Willie Mueller. These six players combine for 46 seasons, 2336 games and 1309 hits in Major League Baseball.

The clinic will take place at Helfaer Field, home of the Milwaukee Brewers, running from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., located at 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee, WI 53214. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, base running and life skills. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the morning will conclude with an autograph session and baseball giveaways for children in attendance.

Registration is closed to the public at this time.

For more information regarding the clinic, please contact Nikki Warner, Director of Communications, at (719) 477-1870, ext. 105 or visit

*Clinicians 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.

About Legends for Youth Clinics

MLBPAA’s Legends for Youth clinics impact more than 15,000 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. The MLBPAA has reached children across America and internationally in Australia, Canada, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Germany, Nicaragua, the United Kingdom and Venezuela, through the Legends for Youth clinic series. To donate to this program, visit The official hashtag of the Legends for Youth clinic series is #LFYClinic.





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