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AHS baseball clinic to feature major league baseball player

Want to meet and learn from a major league baseball player?
All interested baseball players are welcome and encouraged to attend the 2006 Holiday Baseball Camps Dec. 29-30 at Marysvilles All Starz Batting Cages.
Friday, Dec. 29, is designated for pitchers and will focus on throwing mechanics and drills that will be good for all players.
The camp fee is $20 and the times are according to grade level 3rd-6th grade is from 10 a.m. to noon and 7th grade through 12th is from 1 - 3 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 30 is geared toward hitters and aims to get players ready for the upcoming season. The hitting camp will feature current Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Lyle Overbay as the guest.
Overbay is a graduate of Centralia High School and attended the University of Nevada-Reno before being drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
He has six years of MLB experience that includes three with the Diamondbacks, two with the Milwaukee Brewers and is entering his second year as a Blue Jay.
The hitting camp fee is $30, which includes a t-shirt. The times are: 3rd-6th grade 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 7th grade through 12th 1:30 4 p.m.
Both camps will feature several area high school, college and Hall of Fame coaches who will emphasize the fundamentals and baseball basics.
Both camps are limited to 48 players and those interested in registering are encouraged to do so by e-mailing Arlington High School baseball coach Doug Plucker at doug_plucker@asd.wednet.edu.
A registration form is available at www.ahseaglebaseball.com under the heading camp info.

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