St. Frances teams up with Detroit Tigers for youth baseball clinic

The second annual Detroit Tigers & St. Frances Academy Youth Baseball Clinic will take place on Feb. 16 in the school's gymnasium from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Willie Horton will be the special guest for the clinic, which is open to coaches and players of all ages. It is free for children 17 years old and under and adults are asked to donate $25.

During the two-hour event, several topics will be discussed by Horton, Brian Boles (former St. Frances baseball coach and current Tigers scout), Carey Cheek (St. Frances baseball coach and former professional player), and other special guests, including former major leaguers and college coaches.

All proceeds from the event will benefit The Cosby Community Center at St. Frances. Tickets for a luncheon that will follow the clinic are $40 each and can be purchased at

St. Frances is located at 501 E. Chase Street in Baltimore City.

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