MLB to conduct baseball academy for teens in China

8/7/2007 - MLB

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball plans to hold its first
academy in China, inviting 60 players for instruction in Wuxi from
Aug. 7-26.

The players are 12 to 15 years old and were selected from
existing baseball groups in Beijing, Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou,
Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Wuxi. MLB will have eight
instructors at the clinic led by Rick Dell, coach at The College of
New Jersey.

Baseball also had held academies in Queensland, Australia, and
Tirrenia, Italy.