SL Bees Host MLB “Play Ball” Event At Smith’s Ballpark
June 10, 2017 —
(KUTV) The Salt Lake Bees hosted more than 500 youth at Smith's Ballpark Saturday afternoon as part of their "Play Ball" initiative. are expanding their youth baseball initiative
"The love of baseball is often associated with whether you played in your youth,” said Marc Amicone, general manager of the Salt Lake Bees. “As Major League Baseball connects more with young people through its PLAY BALL initiative, the Salt Lake Bees are also reorganizing our youth baseball program to further invest in the sport and provide more opportunities for boys and girls.”
Kids participated in a handful of activities including home run hitting, base running, and fielding.
The initiative is designed to model after the Junior Jazz program that has already seen success across the state. The Bees hope to enjoy similar success with "Play Ball".