MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BRINGS LEGENDS FOR YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC AND GOLF CLASSIC TO HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA
Event to feature Rollie Fingers, Jay Johnstone, Fred Lynn 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 on Sunday, January 25th, 2015. The free baseball clinic features Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth ages 6 16.
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will also host a Swing with the Legends celebrity golf tournament. The event will feature Hall of Famers, former MLB All-Stars, World Series champions and other alumni players. The golf tournament will take place on Monday, January 26th.Proceeds from this event will benefit Kindervision.
Alumni players attending* the event include Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers,nine-time All-Star Fred Lynn and two-time World Series champion Jay Johnstone¸ as well as David Anderson, Bob Bailey, Doug Baker, Richard Baney, Mike Burns, Brett Cookson, George Culver, Mike Gallo, Ike Hampton, Darrell Jackson, Paul Jaeckel, Mike Lee, Jim Lentine, Joe Moeller, Ron Meredith, Rob Nelson, Carl Nichols, Phil Ouellette, Steve Springer and Todd Zeile.
The clinic will take place at Golden West Community College, located at 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. The clinic will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, baserunning and life skills. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. The morning will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance. To register for this clinic, please visit www.baseballalumni.com. Registration is required.
The tournament will take place at SeaCliff Country Club, starting with a $10,000 putting contest at 10:00 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 10:30 a.m. located at 6501 Palm Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. The event will conclude with a banquet at 5:00 p.m.
*Celebrity attendees 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
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.