(BALTIMORE – March 23, 2023) Ripken Baseball®, the leader in youth sports events, announced they have partnered with Sheetz to bring 12 free baseball clinics to children ages 7 to 14 in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Starting April 10 and continuing through June 1, the “Sheetz Community Clinics presented by Ripken Baseball” will teach the fundamentals of baseball for players of all levels.
The 3-hour clinics will include the following markets and dates:
Memorial Park, 630 East Rockdale Ave., York, PA
Signal Hill Park, 9300 Signal View Dr., Manassas Park, VA
Othello Park, 1091 A Jefferson Pike, Knoxville, MD
Horace Edwards Baseball Field, 608 S. Harrison Street, Richmond, VA
Hagerstown Fairground Softball Fields, 421 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, MD
North Strabane Park, 1929 Route 519, Canonsburg, PA
Forest Hill Park, 2370 Lee Blvd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Lou Berliner Sports Complex, 1300 Deckenbach Road, Columbus, OH
Ed Price Field, 2920 School Park Road, High Point, NC
Honeycutt Park, 1032 Clear Creek Farm Dr, Raleigh, NC
Mylan Park, 500 Mylan Park Lane, Morgantown, WV
Little Creek Park, Little Creek Park Road, Charleston, WV
“We’re thrilled to give back to communities again this year with our friends at Sheetz” said Amanda Shank, Vice President of Business Development for Ripken Baseball. “We share Sheetz’s commitment to being active in our communities, and these clinics are a fun way to teach life lessons through sport..”
Players can expect to work on fielding, hitting, and throwing with Ripken Baseball instructors. Participants will receive a Sheetz treat, fruit, and a giveaway.
“The families in our communities had a blast last year with Ripken Baseball,” said Nick Ruffner, Public Relations Manager for Sheetz. “Our goal was to turn this community project into an annual initiative, and we’re thrilled to bring the clinics back to kids across six states this spring.”
Parents can preregister for the “Sheetz Community Clinics presented by Ripken Baseball®” by going to RipkenBaseball.com/Sheetz. The exact timing and locations are subject to change. Availability is limited, while supplies last.
About Sheetz, Inc.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains with more than 23,000 employees. The company operates over 640 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of M•T•O® sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Sheetz is committed to offering employees sustainable careers built on an inspiring culture and community engagement. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com or follow us on Twitter (@sheetz), Facebook (www.facebook.com/sheetz) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/sheetz).
About Ripken Baseball:
Ripken Baseball brings teammates, coaches, and families together through its Big League Experiences while teaching children how to play sports the right way – the Ripken Way. Ripken Baseball continues to innovate the game through tournaments, camps, clinics, and spring training at their state-of-the-art baseball and softball facilities – The Ripken Experience® Aberdeen (Maryland), The Ripken Experience® Myrtle Beach (South Carolina), The Ripken Experience® Pigeon Forge (Tennessee), The Ripken Experience® Elizabethtown (Kentucky), and Cooperstown All Star Village (New York). Ripken Baseball also brings its youth sports experience to satellite locations through Ripken Select Tournaments. Learn more at ripkenbaseball.com.