Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Phoenix
Free youth baseball clinic to feature Duffy Dyer, Ken Rudolph 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 Saturday, March 28th, 2015. The free clinic features 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 1969 World Series champion Duffy Dyer and nine-year veteran Ken Rudolph, as well as Ethan Blackaby, Brett Merriman, Ken Retzer, Buddy Schultz, Mike Sember and Jim Umbarger. These 8 players combine for 42 years, 1,649 games and 789 hits in Major League Baseball.
The clinic will take place at Camelback Ranch, spring training home of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox, running from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., located at 10710 West Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85037. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, baserunning and life skills. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. The afternoon will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance.
To register for this clinic, please visit www.baseballalumni.com. Registration is required.
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 6,900, 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.