LYMAN, MS (WLOX) - About 120 youngsters quickly signed up for the free baseball clinic set for Saturday at Harrison Central High School. The event is called "Paying It Forward, One Child At A Time."
19-year-old Bobby Bradley along with Barry Lyons, Matt Lawton and Chuck Crowder will all be serving as instructors for the youngsters who range in age from from 8 to 14-years-old. The focal point will be hitting.
The baseball camp is slated to begin Saturday morning at 8 and will run for about 90 minutes.
In high school, Bradley was best known for his power at the plate and since being drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the third round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, Bradley continues to display his ability to rip the baseball.
Last season Bradley smashed 27 home runs and 92 RBIs with Low-A Lake County in the Midwest League.
Bradley began his minor league baseball career in the Arizona League He opened eyes by winning the league's triple crown. He batted .361, belted eight home runs and 50 RBIs. He also led the league with a 1.078 on base percentage.
Bradley is ranked No. 3 among Indians prospects and No. 93 overall entering the 2016 season by MLB.com.
The 6-1, 225 pound first-baseman has been assigned to the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Carolina League to open the 2016 season.
In his minor league career, Bradley has a .291 batting average, .375 OBP, .555 slugging percentage, 35 home runs and 142 RBI.
Bradley is giving back, even at his young age.
The future looms big for Bobby Bradley.