Chris Welsh asked me to get the word out for this event in case there are any coaches or parents that want to bring their kids along to Yonder Alonso's last public appearance in Cincinnati (j/k). Champions Baseball Academy Celebrates Its Own "Opening Day" December 4 Champions Baseball Academy has moved to a new spacious location and will kick things off with an "Opening Day" celebration, December 4 from 12:30 – 4:00pm. Activities include a hitting clinic with Reds slugger Yonder Alonso, a pitching clinic with Tom Browning and Chris Welsh, and a fielding clinic by one of Champions’ top ranked instructors. There will also be refreshments, prizes and give-a-ways including Louisville Slugger baseball bats and gloves, batting gloves, Reds autographed baseballs and more. Admission and all activities are free. Champions Baseball Academy’s new indoor location is located at the Riverstar baseball/softball complex, 5994 Linneman St., Cincinnati, OH 45228. That isjust a few blocks west of I-275 and Kellog Ave., near Riverbend Music Center and Coney Island. Champions Baseball Academy has been the area leader for baseball/softball instruction for more than a decade. It boasts a staff of three former major league players: Tom Browning, Chris Welsh and Director of Pitching, Buster Keeton. Champions offers indoor leagues, group, private and expanded lessons, camps, clinics, tournaments and player showcases. For more information contact, Mike Bricker, GM: 513-831-8873 or visit championsbaseball.net.