As one Little Leaguer clouted a litany of balls off the tee and into the batting cage netting during the MLB Players Alumni Association's free Legends for Youth clinic at Craig Counsell Park in Whitefish Bay on Saturday morning, one former Brewers first baseman gave the young slugger high praise by comparing him to another former first baseman for the Crew.
Several warm-weather, geographically desirable cities are designated sites for charity golf tournaments hosted by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association each year. On Monday, it was Houston's turn to play host.
Nearly 200 youth baseball players gathered at Tropicana Field Saturday morning to participate in a two-hour clinic conducted by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.
For one sun-drenched Saturday morning, the timeless allure of baseball beat out cellphones, video games and all the other electronic distractions often blamed for damaging the physical fitness of children.