I70 Clinic – Where coaches come to be champions


December 6, 2008

2009 Clinic – Featuring Tony La Russa

Category: 2009 Coaches Clinic – Administrator 11:55 am

The clinic will be held Monday, January 19, 2009.

This clinic will take place in the Greenville High School Auditorium. 500 maximum attendees!

Tony La RussaTony La Russa, Manager, St. Louis Cardinals.
La Russa has spent 30 years as a Major League Baseball manager. He’s won two World Series titles (1989 Oakland A’s, 2006 St. Louis Cardinals) in addition to two NL Pennants, 3 AL Pennants, and 12 division titles. He’s third place on the all-time managerial wins list with 2,461. He is one of only two managers to accumulate 500 wins with three different teams (A’s, Cardinals, and White Sox). He’s been voted MLB Manager of the Year four times and is the founder and chairperson of the Animal Rescue Foundation.
Matheny with the St. Louis CardinalsMike Matheny, former St. Louis Cardinals catcher.
Matheny caught 1,285 games over 13 Major League seasons with a career .994 fielding percentage as a catcher. He played five seasons with the Cardinals playing in 27 postseason games with them. He hit .303 in three League Division postseason series and won four Gold Gloves for catching, three of them with the Cardinals. He was the Winner of the 2005 Willie Mac award for spirit and leadership.
John Mabry, Former St. Louis Cardinals Infielder and Outfielder
John Mabry with the St. Louis Cardinals Mabry hit .263 over 14 Major League seasons, starting with his first hit the day he was called up. He finished 4th in NL Rookie of the Year voting in 1995 and was named to Topps All-Rookie Team. He hit for the cycle on May 18, 1996. Manry appeared in the postseason 10 times and played parts of eight seasons with the Cardinals.

Schedule
Registration 8am-9am $35 per person in advance. See our registration information. ($45 at the door).

9am-9:50am: Mike Matheny- Building the Complete Catcher

10:00am- 10:50am: John Mabry- Hitting Fundamentals and Drills

11:00am- 12:00pm: Tony La Russa – Managing and Leadership

– Sponsored by:

Mid-America Sports Advantage (MASA)
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