Maroon PR’s President and Founder, John Maroon is spending the week with Cal Ripken, Jr. in the Czech Republic as part of a goodwill tour to promote the game of baseball to young ballplayers and coaches. Working in tandem with the Czech Baseball Association, the U.S. Embassy in Prague, the U.S. State Department Sports Diplomacy Division and Major League Baseball, John is coordinating all media relations efforts during the tour.
The week has included skills clinics for kids, meetings with coaches and dignitaries, and public discussions about the game of baseball. Additionally, Ripken has conducted various interviews with the local press in the Czech Republic to promote their efforts.
This marks the fourth such trip for Ripken, and Maroon. Past trips included visits to China, Japan and Nicaragua.
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