This Week in Baseball BC

April 14, 2013

It's official, Girls Day in Baseball will finally come to BC on June 28, 2013.

The three-hour instructional clinic will be held in Vancouver. The Clinics are open to girls ages 6 to 16, and will focus on baseball fundamentals such as; throwing, batting, fielding and baserunning.

Ryan Watters talks with Wayne Bampton, one of the driving forces behind the event.

The Blue Jays Baseball Academy will partner with members of the Canadian National Women's Team as well as Blue Jays alumni players to act as instructors. The registration fee is $43 and participants will be given a Blue Jays T-shirt, hat and baseball manual.

Register now for the Blue Jays Girls Day in Vancouver on Friday June 28 9:00 a.m. - Noon Vancouver Nat Bailey Stadium, home of the Vancouver Canadians

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Clinics cost $43 per participant (plus GST)  Participants must be between the ages of 6 and 16 to participate.  Participants should arrive in appropriate workout attire, running shoes and bring a baseball glove, bat, helmet, snacks and a drink. Space is limited.

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