Posted on 03/24/2017
This is the image for the news article titled PLAY BALL! MINNESOTA YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC TO TAKE PLACE IN FARMINGTON, MN ON MAY 13, 2017MINNEAPOLIS‐ST. PAUL, Minn. – Play Ball! Minnesota will conduct a free youth baseball clinic in Farmington, MN on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Hosted by Dakota Electric Association, the clinic will take place at Tiger Baseball Field 1. In the event of rain, the clinic will be relocated to Levi Dodge Middle School.

Play Ball! Minnesota Clinics are broken up into two sessions. 6‐9 year‐olds should report at 10:00 AM, and 10‐13 year‐olds should report at 11:30 AM.

Play Ball! Minnesota instructors will provide all the necessary equipment for the clinic, however, players should bring their gloves. No advanced registration is required to participate in a clinic, but participants must complete a waiver form on‐site before they will be allowed to participate.

The Play Ball! Minnesota Youth Clinics are available to participants and communities free of charge. Funding for the Play Ball! Minnesota Youth Clinics is provided by the Twins Community Fund and Great River Energy.

“Generations of young Twins fans have honed their baseball skills at our free clinics for more than 55 years,” said Bryan Donaldson, Executive Director, Twins Community Fund.

“We are proud to continue the tradition of bringing Twins baseball instruction to the ball fields of communities throughout Twins Territory.”

Created in 1961 by longtime Twins scout Angelo Giuliani, the clinic program serves as a way to promote baseball and softball to boys and girls throughout the region. Since the beginning of the program, more than 800,000 youth have participated in a Twins youth clinic.

For more information and a complete 2017 Play Ball! Minnesota Youth Clinics schedule, please visit www.playballmn.com.

Play Ball! Minnesota is an initiative of the Minnesota Twins Community Fund. In collaboration with Minnesota youth baseball and softball organizations, Play Ball! Minnesota was organized to promote and improve the games of baseball and softball in the Upper Midwest.

Governed by a public board of directors, the Twins Community Fund was chartered as an independent public charity in 1991 with the mission to enrich local and regional communities by providing resources for the healthy development of children and families through an association with baseball, softball and the Minnesota Twins. The Twins Community Fund and its grant programs are supported in part by Target, US Bank, Treasure Island and Delta Airlines.