It's difficult to take a tragic situation and turn it into a positive. On Sunday, the baseball community in Bethlehem, New York tried to do just that. In honor of Lazar LaPenna, the 10-year-old boy that lost his life while playing Little League at the end of April due to seizure, Tri Village Little League hosted a #BatsOutForLazar baseball clinic open to all Capital Region boys and girls 5-12 years-old for only $5.

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About 75 Little League players attended the clinic. The participants received a full hour of coaching and instruction by 22 volunteers. The #BatsOutForLazar volunteer crew was decked in orange, while each ballplayer received a blue #BatsOutForLazar tee shirt.

Bethlehem Little League Clinic Goes #BatsOutForLazar

All funds raised are being donated to the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York.

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