MCC Hosts Youth Baseball Night

(Bradenton, Fla., March 21, 2007) - Members of Little League, Cal Ripkin, AAU and other youth leagues are invited to "round the bases" with the Manatee Community College (MCC) Lancers during Youth Baseball Night, Wednesday, April 4, at Wynn Field, MCC Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West. The night's events include prizes, an appearance by the Devil Rays' mascot, Raymond, and an MCC Lancers versus St. Petersburg College game. Youth players in uniform and their families will be admitted free.

Gates open at 6 p.m. and the game begins at 7 p.m. Youth players will join the MCC Lancers on the field for the playing of the National Anthem. Reebok, the official supplier for the MCC team, will present prizes that include fielding and batting gloves, bats and wristbands. MCC baseball T-shirts and one week at an MCC summer baseball camp, a $75 value, also will be awarded between innings.

For more information, call the MCC athletic department at (941) 752-5261.

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