Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to San Antonio, TX

Free youth baseball clinic to feature Gary Bell, Odie Davis and other MLB Alumni

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at two Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinics this weekend on Saturday, April 12th and Sunday, April 13th, 2014. In partnership with Chevy Youth Baseball, the free clinics feature former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth ages 6 – 16.

Players attending* include three-time All-Star Gary Bell, Odie Davis, Lavell Blanks, Micah Bowie, Norman Charlton, Sherman Corbett, Jeff Dewillis, Cliff Johnson, Mike Smith and George Williams.

The clinics will take place at Wolff Stadium, home of the San Antonio Missions. Located at 5757 U.S. 90, San Antonio, TX 78227, both clinics will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, base running and life skills. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The clinic will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance.

For more information regarding the clinic, 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 6,400, of which approximately 5,300 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, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, 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.

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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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