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Baseball and Softball Clinic for Japanese Youth Exchange at Orioles Camden Yards

August 11, 2011


Date: 08/11/2011 Location: Baltimore, Maryland Description: Japanese and Chinese journalists observe a pitching clinic for Japanese youth exchange baseball and softball players at Oriole stadium Camden Yards.  Orioles pitchers Mike Gonzalez and Jason Berken lead the clinic. - State Dept Image

August 11, 2011; Baltimore, Maryland
Contact: Washington Foreign Press Center Media Relations Officer Andrea Corey
Telephone: 202-504-6354; email: coreyad2@state.gov

The FPC lead a group of ten Japanese and Chinese correspondents to Oriole stadium Camden Yards to cover a pitching clinic for Japanese youth exchange baseball and softball players.  Orioles pitchers Mike Gonzalez and Jason Berken lead the clinic.  Journalists filed B-roll and still photos of the training exercise, and interviewed the coaches of the Japanese youth teams as well as Orioles players Gonzalez and Berken.