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Franco, MCU to host baseball clinics — before the game! - Brooklyn Paper

Franco, MCU to host baseball clinics — before the game!

Amazin’: Legendary Mets southpaw and Bensonhurst native will captain a team of civil servant softballers at MCU Park before the All-Star Game.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

Finally! Kids can learn how to play baseball before they watch a game!

Former Mets All-Star reliever and Bensonhurst resident John Franco will lead a baseball and softball clinic three times this year before Cylcones games MCU Park in Coney Island.

At the free clinics, which will be held on June 23, July 17, and Aug. 4, kids aged 7–14 will be tutored in the fine arts of fielding, running, and throwing along with the lesser known baseball skills of injury prevention and stretching. Then they’ll get to sit back with four free tickets to the game that follows.

On hand to help Franco with the coaching duties will be current Cyclones players, and area high-school coaches and players.

Included with registration is a photo with Franco.

If you are interested in signing your child up, register at www.nymcu.org/youthclinics or visit head over to www.brooklyncyclones.com/communitymega/kids/mcu/.

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