Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Philadelphia
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 Thursday, August 15th, 2019. In conjunction with the Philadelphia Phillies Youth Academy, 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 1980 Philadelphia Phillies World Series champion pitcher Dickie Noles and All-Star second baseman Mickey Morandini, as well as Frank DiMichele, Bob Kaiser, Derrick May, Al Santorini and Fred Valentine. These seven players combine for 47 seasons, 2,217 hits and 3,041 games in Major League Baseball.
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
- 1500 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19145
- Time: Clinic check-in beginning at 8:30 a.m. with instruction running from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Registration is closed at this time.
For more information, please contact Nikki Warner, Director of Communications, at (719) 477-1870, ext. 105 or visit www.baseballalumni.com.
*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 baseballalumni.com/donate. The official hashtag of the Legends for Youth Clinic Series is #LFYClinic.