Lewis, MGCCC hosting baseball camp

Lewis, MGCCC hosting baseball camp

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast alumnus and former major league baseball player Fred Lewis will host a free camp Dec. 16. at MGCCC's Ken "Curly" Farris Field.


The Believe It and Achieve It Baseball Camp with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Perkinston Campus.


Lewis, a Wiggins native, played at Gulf Coast and Southern University before being drafted in the second round of the 2003 draft by the San Francisco Giants.


He debuted in the majors three years later, playing for the Giants, Blue Jays, Reds and Mets in a seven-year career. Lewis had a career .266 batting average with 27 home runs and 136 RBI.


He was inducted into the MGCCC Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009.


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