The City of Brooksville Parks & Recreation Department in Collaboration With Major League Baseball Association & Friends of the Children, Inc., to Hold Free Baseball Clinic


Brooksville, Florida (March 21, 2017) – The City of Brooksville Parks & Recreation Department announces that in collaboration with the Major League Baseball Players’ Association and Friends of the Children, Inc., will offer a free baseball clinic on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 1 pm to 4 pm at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville, Florida 34601. This is a free clinic for aspiring ballplayers to receive the opportunity to be coached by several former major league players including Michael Charles Walker (City of Brooksville Director of Parks & Recreation), who was a former professional ballplayer from 1988 through 1996. Other former major league ballplayers include:


·         Alexander Vargas Hernandez

·         Roy Halladay

·         Steve Schmoll

·         Brian Tollberg

·         Rick Riechart

·         John Frascatore

·         Richie Schienblum


The free baseball clinic will include lunch of hamburgers and hotdogs at noon provided by Cemex.


For more information contact Desiree Fratianni at or call 352-540-3835.



About the City Of Brooksville

City of Brooksville, founded in 1856, is very rich with history. We are a small home town, family oriented community.  We welcome all to come and experience historic homes, hill top vistas, gorgeous old oaks, & local color!


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Powered by the Brooksville Vision Foundation, the Brooksville Main Street program aims to bring economic growth, vitality, and historic preservation to one of Old Florida’s most iconic small towns. Brooksville Main Street is an official “Florida Main Street Community” as designated by the Bureau of Historic Preservation, Division of Historical Resources, and the Florida Department of State. 


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