On Thursday, June 22nd, Friends of Baseball partnered with the City of Gresham, U.S. Council of Mayors and the Mariners Care Foundation, to offer a free youth Play Ball clinic for youth in the Gresham area.
At Pat Pfeifer Park, over 200 youth players were out having fun with our Full Count RBI Coaches/Mentors, our FOB Summer Fellows, and trainers from the Mariners Training Center.
The clinic featured:
We would like to give a HUGE shoutout to our partners and volunteers from FOB's RBI Regional Tournament team.
We had the best time during PlayBall Weekend on June 10th! Over 950 youth were impacted by FOB. As part of part of MLB's PlayBall Weekend, FOB partnered with the Seattle Mariners and PIL Athletics for the first ever Play Softball Portland!
Play Softball Portland Featured:
We also partnered with the Hillsboro Hops and Nike Diamond to put on 7 clinics around the Portland metro area.
Special thanks to our sponsors the Seattle Mariners, Mariners Care Foundation, Nike Diamond, PIL Athletics and McDaniel HS Softball.
And thank you to our community partners and vendors: NAYA PDX, PIL Coaches, Pickles Baseball, Nikki Brown Clown, Mystiques Fancy Faces, Kim Wilson Catering, and Sharon Thomas Photography!
Friends of Baseball
We believe every child should have the opportunities to swing for the fences on the field and in life.