The Minnesota Twins today announced plans for their Spring Training Caravan and free youth clinics in Southwest Florida. The Spring Training Caravan starts Wednesday, Jan. 8, running through Friday, Jan. 10 in Fort Myers, Florida. In addition, The Twins will again host a series of free youth clinics in Southwest Florida beginning on Saturday, Jan. 11.
2014 Southwest Florida Spring Training Caravan
Running Wednesday, Jan. 8 through Friday, Jan. 10 in Fort Myers Florida, the Twins Spring Training Caravan will feature Minnesota Twins player Chris Herrmann, coach Tommy Watkins, Twins Mascot TC and former broadcaster John Gordon.
Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at Golisano Children's Hospital
Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 1:30 p.m. at Lee Memorial Regional Cancer Center
Thursday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. at Bonita Springs Middle School
Thursday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. at Three Oaks Elementary
Thursday, Jan. 9 at Noon at Pinewoods Elementary
Friday, Jan. 10 at Noon at San Carlos Park Elementary
Friday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. at Bonita Springs Elementary
Southwest Florida Free Youth Clinics
Starting Saturday, Jan. 11, The Minnesota Twins will again host 10 free youth clinics presented by the Minnesota Twins Community Fund. The free clinics offer youth throughout Southwest Florida the opportunity to learn more about the games of baseball and softball. Twins instructors will use drills to teach the fundamentals of throwing, hitting and fielding at each clinic. The clinics are open to children ages 5-13 and younger children who are accompanied by an adult. In addition, the clinic on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Cape Coral will be hosted in conjunction with the Little League Challenger Division, enabling boys and girls with physical and mental challenges to participate in the clinic.
A complete schedule is included below.
Spring Training Tickets On Sale Saturday, Jan. 11
Single-game tickets can be purchased beginning Saturday, Jan. 11 at www.twinsbaseball.com, by calling 1-800-33-TWINS (800-338-9467), by visiting the Hammond Stadium box office in Fort Myers or the Target Field box office in Minneapolis.
Spring Training season and group tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by calling 800-33-TWINS (800-338-9467) or 612-33-TWINS (612-338-9467).
2014 Southwest Florida Free Youth Clinic Schedule
Saturday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. to Noon
Lee County Sports Complex
14110 Six Mile Cypress
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Brian Maloney, 239-823-6450
Saturday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. to Noon
North Fort Myers Community Park
2050 North Recreation Parkway
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. to Noon
Buckingham Little League
9800 Buckingham Road
Fort Myers, FL. 33905
Scott Peckham, 239-464-8266
Saturday, Jan. 25 at 1 to 3 p.m.
Lehigh Little League
1400 West 5th Street
Lehigh Acres, FL 33972
Saturday, Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. to Noon
6500 S. Pointe Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Howard Gold, 239-851-2554
Saturday, Feb. 1 at 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Tony Rosbough Community Park
Little League Road
Immokalee, FL 34142
Juan Garcia, 239-628-2549
Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. to Noon
301 SW 30th Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33914
Art Avellino, 239-242-3488
Saturday, Feb. 8 at 1 to 3 p.m.
Fort Myers Stars Complex
2980 Edison Ave.
Fort Myers, FL 33916
Tavaris Gary, 239-634-4433
Saturday, Feb. 15st 10 a.m. to Noon
Burton Memorial Park
1502 N.E. 3rd Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33909
Rocky Barron, 239-390-1747
Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 to 4 p.m.
1600 Fleischmann Blvd.
Naples, FL 34102
All time is Eastern (Detroit) time.
*Daylight Savings Time begins