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Former Chicago Cubs Pitcher Justin Berg hosts baseball clinic in PrenticeSubmitted: 05/18/2019

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PRENTICE - Future baseball players got the chance to work with a FORMER M-L-B pitcher who grew up in the Northwoods. 

Antigo native and former Chicago Cub Justin Berg hosted a baseball clinic in Prentice on Saturday. 

Young athletes from around the area came to the clinic. 

Berg focused on the proper fundamentals, arm care and throwing mechanics. 

He also expressed the meaning of hard work. 

Berg hopes his help could give athletes in the northern part of the state more exposure. 




"Northern Wisconsin isn't as fortunate as others from bigger cities and a larger area and I know what that is all about," Berg said. My goal is to take major league caliber baseball and bring it to the smaller communities."

Berg added there is so much talent in the Northwoods. 

He will host an even bigger clinic in his home town of Antigo this summer. 

Story By: Mazie Vincent

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