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Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Brooklyn, NY

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, June 22nd, 2019. In conjunction with the Roberto Clemente Foundation, 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 1969 New York Mets World Series champion Art Shamsky, as well as Rob Bell, Fred Cambria, Daniel Herrera, Oreste Marrero, Derrick May, Matt Merullo and Frank Tepedino. These eight players combine for 46 seasons, 1,280 hits and 2,280 games in Major League Baseball. Clinic details:

Roberto Clemente Ballfield
513 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211
• Time: Clinic check-in beginning at 12:30 p.m. with instruction running from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.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*Clinicians subject to change.

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