Ladies Learn Baseball Basics From the Pros

From pitching to batting to baserunning to wardrobe, female Phillies fans got an inside look at the Phightins and Citizens Bank Park Tuesday as the Phillies hosted Baseball 101 for Women for about 140 fans.

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From pitching to batting to baserunning to wardrobe, female Phillies fans got an inside look at the Phightins and Citizens Bank Park Tuesday as the Phillies hosted Baseball 101 for Women for about 140 fans.
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There was plenty for these lucy Phillies fans to see.
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One of the places where the 140 women taking part in a full day of activity took the most photos was the Phillies locker room.
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Team Travel and Clubhouse Services Frank Coppenbarger showed the ladies the lockers and answered questions about shoes, if the locker room ever smells and even let one lucky lady try on Shane Victorino's pants.
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The women were split into four groups named for Phillies stars like Jimmy Rollins.
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Next stop after the locker room was the training room where assistant athletic trainer Shawn Fcasni answered questions like what does he tell players to do during the offseason.
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In the underground batting cages Greg Gross and Pete Mackanin let participants take some rips on the same tees the pros use.
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As Rich Dubee showed women the basics of throwing a baseball out in the Phillies bullpen.
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Like this.
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It's a strike!
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That toss was picture perfect.
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The shirt says it all.
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The ladies posed for photos and looked incredibly comfortable in the Phillies dugout.
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Phillies third base coach Juan Samuel was all smiles while telling the fans about the intricacies of base running.
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The all-day event would end with the women taking in the Phillies game against the Nationals.
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