Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins will host a free baseball and softball camp for local youth at Catawba College, Saturday, September 8, as part of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) support of Major League Baseball's (MLB) "PLAY BALL SUMMER” initiative. The program focuses on the fun nature of baseball and encourages widespread participation in related activities.
Salisbury boys and girls, ages seven to fifteen, will receive instruction from the Catawba College baseball and softball teams at the campus’ Newman Park baseball field located at 598 Summit Ave., from 9 a.m. until noon. Free transportation will be provided from Hall Gym and the Civic Center, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended by calling (704) 638-5286.
Information is available at PlayBall.org, which provides parents, coaches and children with information about baseball skills, links to youth-related news and events, searchable maps with links to community baseball leagues, health and safety information.