|Yankees Manager Aaron Boone talks to the young players. Photos provided by New York Yankees.|
On Thursday, at Finsbury Park in London, the Yankees hosted a baseball clinic for approximately 100 youth in the London community in conjunction with the London Meteorites Baseball and Softball Club.
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone, as well as former Yankees Carlos Beltrán, Reggie Jackson, Hideki Matsui, Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher, served as clinic coaches before a BBQ reception.
|Mariano Rivera teaches his form to the pitchers.|
Also in attendance were Yankees Managing General Partner and Co-Chairperson Hal Steinbrenner and his wife, Christina; Yankees General Partner and Vice Chairperson Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal; Yankees General Partner and Vice Chairperson Jessica Steinbrenner; Yankees Team President Randy Levine; Yankees Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel Lonn Trost; Yankees Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian Cashman; Yankees Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager Jean Afterman; and Yankees Senior Vice President of Corporate and Community Relations Brian Smith.
At the close of the event, the Yankees presented the London Meteorites with a legacy gift that included baseball and softball equipment (bats, baseballs, helmets, gloves, catcher’s gear, etc.).
|Hal Steinbrenner (2nd from right) and the Yankees players give the London Meteorites gifts.|