MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BRINGS LEGENDS FOR YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC SERIES TO LA ROMANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Free youth baseball clinic to feature Edwin Encarnación, Fernando Tatís and other MLB Alumni
Colorado Springs, Colo. Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes as the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series returns to La Romana, Dominican Republic. In partnership with the Edwin Encarnacíon Baseball Foundation, the clinic will be held on Saturday, February 6th, 2016. 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 Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter and two-time All-Star Edwin Encarnacíon, as well as former Major Leaguers Carlos Febles, Fernando Tatís and Amaury Telemaco.
The clinic will take place at Estadio Francisco A. Micheli, located in La Romana, Dominican Republic. The clinic on February 6th will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, base running and life skills. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the clinic will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance.
Registration is closed to the public at this time.
*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
MLBPAAs 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.