Pujols Family Foundation : News and Events : YMCA-Sponsored Baseball Clinic
Albert a Big 'Hit' at YMCA-Sponsored Baseball Clinic
On January 7, 2006,
the Pujols Family Foundation and the YMCA of
Greater St. Louis hosted a one-day baseball
This camp was a collaboration between
the YMCA of Greater St. Louis – the Pujols
Family Foundation – and Washington University,
for Coaches, Managers and parents, as well as
student athletes between the ages of 8 and 18.
The clinic ran from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on
Saturday, January 7, 2006, at Washington University’s
Field House. The clinic featured Mr. Ric Lessmann,
Head Baseball Coach for Washington University
and Albert Pujols.
Coach Lessmann worked through
the fundamentals of pitching, throwing and fielding,
while Pujols and Coach Lessmann gave an extensive
hitting clinic. The Pujols Family Foundation received a generous
donation of $30,000 for our part in this
Special thanks to Tom McCoy and Mel Elliott
of the St. Louis YMCA. We also want to thank
our sponsors Coca- Cola and Dominos Pizza for
providing a great lunch.
Special thanks also to Lindbergh
High School, Washington University and Coach
Ric Lessman for their participation.