Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Baseball Expert to Visit Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): April 29, 1998 - Ray Brown, baseball development officer for Baseball Oceania will be visiting Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae in May according to Jim Tobin, Secretary General for the FSM National Olympic Committee. Brown will be visiting Chuuk from May 2-10, Pohnpei from May 11-18 and Kosrae from May 18-23rd.

The purpose of his trip is to develop junior baseball, with coaching workshops for players and coaches, train umpires and work with the men baseball teams that will be participating in the upcoming Micronesian Games. The baseball course is funded from Olympic Solidarity and the International Baseball Association.

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356