Kids Can Catch Some Training at around the Horn
Byline: Matt Beardmore Medill News Service
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It's 8:30 on a brisk winter night in February, but with spring still weeks away, Around the Horn Family Sports Center in Schaumburg is bustling with activity.
Future major leaguers line up outside the batting cages waiting to take their hacks. Baseball coaches direct a group of young players on the art of the perfect swing, and three high school baseball pitchers get their arms conditioned for another season.
Months before major league baseball is in full swing, Around the Horn is in mid-season form: its busiest period runs from January through March.
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Publication information: Article title: Kids Can Catch Some Training at around the Horn. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: April 6, 2005. Page number: 10. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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