MOUNT VERNON — Bharon Hoag saw what was happening at the Babe Ruth level of Mount Vernon baseball.

And he didn’t like it.

Hoag, the recently-appointed president of MV Babe Ruth baseball, doesn’t want to lose more players to travel ball teams. So, with the help of the high school, he’s streamlining the way youth baseball is run in the city.

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Bill Davis/News Eighth-grader Jordan Hoag prepares to swing at a pitch during a baseball clinic for MVBA Babe Ruth players Saturday. The clinic is one of several the league has organized in an attempt to teach the importance of fundamental baseball to the 12-14 age group.

Bill Davis/News Eighth-grader Jordan Hoag prepares to swing at a pitch during a baseball clinic for MVBA Babe Ruth players Saturday. The clinic is one of several the league has organized in an attempt to teach the importance of fundamental baseball to the 12-14 age group. Buy Now

 

Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon Babe Ruth player Cole Shuman, left, smiles after a drill in which Dylan Severns, right, was running bases during Saturday’s clinic at Babe Ruth Field.

Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon Babe Ruth player Cole Shuman, left, smiles after a drill in which Dylan Severns, right, was running bases during Saturday’s clinic at Babe Ruth Field. Buy Now

 

 

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