Baseball clinic free to kids

DOWNEY - Mark Cresse, a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers coaching staff from 1974-1998, will lead a free coed baseball clinic Saturday at Downey High School.Cresse and his coaches will lead kids ages 7-14 in training sessions in batting, fielding and base running fundamentals. Cresse will also lead a short informational presentation for parents, where he will discuss how to watch baseball from a coach's perspective, how to be a good baseball parent and some of the basic fundamentals on working with your child on baseball. The clinic is free and includes a T-shirt for kids and a Carl's Jr. lunch for kids and their family. The event is sponsored by the Mark Cresse Baseball Clinic and Southland Credit Union in Downey. Clinics for children ages 7-10 are from 9 a.m. to noon. Kids ages 11-14 can participate from 1-4 p.m. Register for the clinic online at or call (800) 426-1917.

********** Published: September 30, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 24