Gateway Grizzles Host Baseball Campn for Kids


Children ages 8-13 have the opportunity to participate in the 2nd Annual 101ESPN Baseball Camp for Kids at GCS Ballpark – Home of the Gateway Grizzlies, on May 16th!  101ESPN has baseball in it’s blood as Chris Duncan, Kevin Wheeler, and Brad Thompson will serve as primary instructors demonstrating and teaching your child the fundamentals of Baseball.

101ESPN’s Baseball Camp for Kids is presented by Wholesale Batteries and Sports Authority.

Purchase Here for the 2015 101ESPN Baseball Camp for Kids
Price:  $25 per child.   Registration is limited to 200 kids!  DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MAY 5, 2015.

Price includes participation in the Baseball Camp for Kids, T-Shirt, Meet and Greet and baseball signing following Baseball Camp for Kids, and 2 vouchers good for a Gateway Grizzlies Game (excludes 7/4/15 and 9/6/15).

GCS Ballpark – 2301 Grizzlie Bear Blvd., Sauget, IL 62206

01ESPN Baseball Camp for Kids Rotations between 3 groups

  • Learn the fundamentals of Hitting from former St. Louis Cardinals and World Series Champion Chris Duncan at Grizzlies Baseball Academy
  • Learn the mechanics of Throwing from former St. Louis Cardinals and World Series Champion Brad Thompson
  • Learn the fundamentals of Fielding from former Miami University Baseball Player Kevin Wheeler

11:00am-11:45am – Registration
11:45am – Baseball Camp for Kids Welcome and Introduction
12:00pm – Rotation 1
1:00pm – Rotation 2
2:00pm – Rotation 3
3:00pm – Meet and Greet and Baseball Signing

***Child will need to bring their own glove and bat for use during the Baseball Camp for Kids.  GCS Ballpark will be selling select concessions to parents/guardians in attendance during the camp.  Water will be provided for kids participating.

Grizzlies Baseball Academy
The facility includes 2 cages dedicated to hitting.  The cages are outfitted with L-Screens, batting tee’s, home plates, hitter mats, and 10×10 square dividing/hitting screens, and baseballs.  Housed in the middle cage of the facility is the Pro-Batter PX2.  The PX2 is a real-life Major League pitching simulator and it’s the first of its kind in the Metro-East area!  Learn more at


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