Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Coaches Clinic Series to Fairfax, IA

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Thu, Jul 11, 2019 16:00 CET

Free coaches clinic to feature former MLB coach and manager Bruce Kimm

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Local coaches will have an opportunity to learn from former big league stars at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth Coaches Clinic Series on Sunday, July 14th, 2019. The free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will instruct local coaches, parents, volunteers and students on proper fundamentals, drills and techniques of coaching and running a practice.

Players attending* include former coach of the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, Miami Marlins, Colorado Rockies and Chicago White Sox and 2002 Chicago Cubs manager Bruce Kimm, as well as Brad Nelson and Bob Randall. These three players combine for 11 seasons played, 447 hits and 674 games in Major League Baseball. Also attending is former college baseball coach and owner of Dugout Sports, Jay Whannel.

The clinic will take place at Dugout Sports, running from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., located at 814 Eagleview Drive, Fairfax, IA 52228. The morning will conclude with a Q&A session for all participants.

To register for this clinic, please visit www.coachclinics.org. 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 8,600, of which approximately 6,100 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 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates.

About Legends for Youth Clinics

MLBPAA’s Legends for Youth clinics impact more than 19,000 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, China, Cuba, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, 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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