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Jennings to appear at baseball camp
Attendees can get instruction, autographs from professional
Pittsburgh Pirates draftee and DCHS graduate Steven Jennings, shown here beating a pick-off attempt, will be on hand during the upcoming baseball camp to help students and sign autographs.
The 2017 DeKalb County Fall Baseball Camp will be Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the DCHS Baseball Field for ages 5 to 14.The camp will feature special guest DeKalb County native and Pittsburg Pirates draftee Steven Jennings. Get valuable instruction, autographs, and play games with Jennings.Jennings was a two-sport star at DCHS in baseball and football, as he was named the offensive MVP of his high school district as a junior.Jennings posted a 0.54 ERA with 99 strikeouts in 51 2/3 innings for DCHS in his senior season.Camp skills:• Learn the proper mechanics for throwing and catching• Learn the proper fundamentals for pitching, playing infield, and playing outfield• Learn correct fundamentals of hitting• Learn numerous drills for all aspects of baseballWhat to bring:• Cleats, tennis shoes, baseball pants, hat, gloves, bat (catchers gear)• Snacks and drinks for breaks, (water will be provided)Registration:• Cost of the camp is $40• Registration will be Saturday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. at the DCHS Baseball FieldAll proceeds will go to the DCHS baseball program.