Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Philadelphia, NY

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Free youth baseball clinic to feature three-time All-Star Jon Matlack

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 Friday, August 9th, 2019. In conjunction with Joel R. Davis Legacy for Youth Sports Group, the free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons, concluding with an autograph session and baseball giveaways for children in attendance.

Players attending* include 1972 National League Rookie of the Year and three-time All-Star Jon Matlack, as well as four-year MLB veteran Steve Grilli and former Syracuse Mets infielder Jose Lozada. These three players combine for 17 seasons and 431 games in Major League Baseball.

Clinic details:

  • Indian River Middle School Field
  • 32735 County Route 29, Philadelphia, NY 13673
  • Time: Clinic check-in beginning at 2:30 p.m. with instruction running from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • To register, visit Registration is required.

For more information, 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 8,600, 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 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for updates.

About Legends for Youth Clinics

MLBPAA’s Legends for Youth clinics impact more than 19,000 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, China, Cuba, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, 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.