FOX Sports will be heading out to Germany this week to take part in “Spring Training to the Troops,” as past and present major leaguers, announcers and FOX Sports girls from each region will visit U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr from Feb. 5-7.
Activities will include the MPs and 172nd Infantry Brigade playing a Wiffle Ball game – with current and former players and the FOX Sports Girls on both teams – morning physical training and meals with the troops, combat simulations, youth baseball clinics for children of troops and visits to the Wounded Warrior Center and schools on base.
In attendance will be FOX Sports San Diego Girl Katie, Padres pitcher Luke Gregerson and Hall of Famers Wade Boggs and Rollie Fingers, current player Heath Bell (Diamondbacks), Tim Salmon (FOX Sports West), ex-player Brian Schneider, former player/coach and announcer Bob Brenly, Orestes Destrade (FOX Sports Florida), Mario Impemba (FOX Sports Detroit), Jack Ensch, the director of military affairs for the Diamondbacks.
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