Major League Baseball Players Alumni, Legends for Youth
Where: Tom Varn Park 301 Darby Lane Brooksville, FL 34601
When: Sunday April 10th 2016 2:00pm-5:00pm
The City of Brooksville Parks & Recreation Department in conjunction with CEMEX is hosting a FREE Baseball Clinic, Legends for Youth. There will be free hamburgers & hotdogs provided by CEMEX.
The Clinic starts at 2pm.
For more information contact City of Brooksville Recreation Department at (352)540-3835 or visit http://www.cityofbrooksville.us
2016 Brooksville LFY Clinic Bios
Richie Scheinblum– Played eight seasons in the Majors and was an American League All-Star in 1972 with the Kansas City Royals, posting a .300 batting average and a .383 on-base percentage that season.
John Frascatore– Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1991 draft, this RHP went on to play for the Cardinals, Diamondbacks and Blue Jays during his 7 year career totaling 206 strikeouts in 371 innings.
Desi Relaford– Infielder/utility player drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 1991, Relaford played 11 seasons in the Majors with the Phillies, Padres, Mets, Mariners, Royals, Rockies and Rangers. During his career he played every position on the field except first base and catcher and was a switch hitter.
Lenny Faedo– A first-round selection by the Minnesota Twins in 1978, he played five seasons as a shortstop for the club. He saw his first Major League action at age 20 in 1980, making him the second youngest player in the AL that season.
Andy Mcgaffigan– Pitcher that was drafted in the 6th round of the 1978 draft by the Yankees he went on to play in 11 big league seasons with the Yankees, Giants, Expos, Reds, and Royals. His career numbers include 833 innings pitched, a 3.38 era, and 610 strike outs. He was a member of the 1981 AL Champion New York Yankees.
Butch Benton– He made his Major League debut on September 14, 1978 for the New York Mets. Benton played as catcher for the Mets, Cubs, and Indians over the course of his 4 year career.
Mike Heath– Catcher and outfielder that played 14 seasons in the Bigs for the Yankees, A’s, Cardinal’s, Tigers and Braves. He has 1061 career hits, 469 career RBI’s and scored 462 runs. A member of the 1978 World Series Champion New York Yankees.
Rick Reichardt: OF, Played 11 seasons in the Major Leagues primarily with the Angels. His career numbers include a .261 batting average, 116 HRs, and 445 RBI.
Mike Walker– A second-round draft pick of the Cleveland Indians in 1986, this righty went on to pitch for the Indians, Cubs and Tigers during his 5 year Big League career. In 1988 he made it to the Majors at the age of just 21. On May 21st, 1995 when the Cubs beat the Dodgers in Los Angeles, 2-1 in 13 innings. Mike contributed two scoreless frames in the 11th and 12th innings, to earn the victory. What made this victory significant is the victory was the 9,000th in the history of the Chicago Cubs. Mike’s Cubs game cap was sent to the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum to be forever a part of the Chicago Cubs history.