Former and Current MLB Players to Visit Balls N Strikes
COLUMBIA - Former MLB players Brian McRae and Joe Crede will be visiting Balls N Strikes at their Pro Day on December 3 at 2:00pm. The players will talk about their experiences in playing sports and the hard work it took to make it to the Majors. They will show some drills, answer questions and sign autographs.
Crede, a former third basemen for the Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins, played high School baseball at Fatima in Westphalia, Missouri.
McRae was a former center fielder for the Kansas City Royals and played at Blue Spring High School near Kansas City.
Blake Tekotte (Hickman), a current Minor League player in the San Diego Padres organization will also be making an appearance.
There will be a $5 charge for every person and all proceeds will go to the Joplin relief fund.