Thursday, September 03, 2009

Monster Batting Cages Opens at 320 W Main St

Some of baseball’s sports legends will soon be making occasional visits to downtown Clayton for batting clinics at the newly opened Monster Batting Cages at 320 W Main Street. Peter DeLorme, a sports memorabilia dealer, who lives in Clayton, has opened the 3,000 square foot facility for baseball players and teams from Little league to high school and college and even professional. One of the three ball machines can throw a variety of pitches. For rates and reservations call 440-5519.

Peter DeLorme talks about Monster Batting Cages (video)

On September 12, New York Yankees legends Bucky Dent and Ron Blomberg will be at Monster Batting Cages for a Baseball Talk and Clinic. Dent was the 1978 World Series MVP and Blomberg is baseball’s first ever Designated Hitter. The event will take place from 9 am to Noon. Dent will talk about fielding and winning and Blomberg will talk on hitting and what it was like to the first designated hitter in baseball. The talk will be followed by a question and answer session. Cost is $40.00 for a ”Player Ticket” which includes the clinic and other opportunities and $20.00 for a ”Fan Ticket.” Tickets are available through:
For more information, call 440-5519.

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