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VENUE CHANGE: Because of the number of participants expected, we have moved Saturday’s clinic to McCarthy Park at 304 E. Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14215. With McCarthy Park’s additional diamonds, this will give us room to have more instructional stations to safely accommodate all participants

SATURDAY CHECK IN TIME: Has been moved up to *9 a.m., *so that we can get everyone signed in and ready to begin the clinic at 10 a.m.

Play Ball Weekend - June 11-12

The Buffalo Bisons want to inspire everyone to 'Play Ball.' Whether it's developing the ability to drive the ball to the opposite field or just running as fast as you can around the bases, just getting on the diamond and playing our National Pastime bring out the future stars of the game while also providing healthy exercise and uniting friends and communities.

That's why the Bisons have teamed up with Major League Baseball and the Willie Hutch Jones Educational & Sports Program to be part of MLB's 'Play Ball Weekend,' June 11-12. The 2-day celebration will give kids a great chance to learn, play and just have fun with the greatest game in the world!

What is "Play Ball Weekend?'

Play Ball Weekend will comprise of two fun days of baseball in Buffalo, NY.

Saturday, June 11: The Willie Hutch Jones Educational & Sports Program will put on a special One-Day Youth Clinic from 10 am - 2 pm (check in at 9:00 am) at McCarthy Park at 304 E. Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14215 (PLEASE NOTE VENUT CHANGE). Open to all kids aged 5-12 (REGISTRATION CLOSED), the clinic will include instruction on hitting, fielding, throwing, catching and running before a complimentary lunch is served. All participants will then be able to participate in a Pinch, Hit & Run and Home Run Derby competitions. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED and all kids receive a complimentary ticket to the Bisons home game on Sunday, June 12 against the Worchester Red Sox. The first 175 kids to register will also receive a free Franklin Bat & Ball Set.

Sunday, June 12: The Bisons host the IL East Division rival Red Sox at Sahlen Field with a 1:05 p.m. first pitch. After the game, all kids will be allowed onto the field to Run the Bases as take part in a HR Challenge, taking a swing at hitting a baseball off a tee and out of the ballpark!