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Brushing shoulders with big leaguers

<p>HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald</p><p>Former Former Major League Baseball player Brian Hunter encourages local keiki to run hard around the bases during a free youth clinic Wednesday at at Hualani Park in Keaukaha. Hunter twice led the American League in steals while playing with the Detroit Tigers in the late 1990s.</p><p>HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald</p><p>Keawe Kawailima, 8, gets tips on fielding grounders Wednesday from former Major League Baseball player during a free youth clinic Wednesday at Hualani Park in Keaukaha. Robinson pitched with the Reds and Brewers during a nine-year career that ended in 1992.</p><p>HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald</p><p>Former Major League Baseball player Tyler Yates and nephews, from left, Nainoa, 10, Wailele, 9, and Kainakoa Kane-Yates, 13, were part of Wednesday’s clinic. Yates pitched at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and then played for the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates from 2004-09.</p><p>HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald</p><p>Former major leaguer Brian Hunter, left, signs T-shirts for local keiki during the Chevy Youth Baseball Clinic at Hualani Park in Keaukaha on Wednesday morning.</p>

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Tyler Yates, who pitched at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, was among the former Major League Baseball players to instruct at a free youth clinic Wednesday at Hualani Park in Keaukaha.

 

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