Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Wednesday Night Game Info - 10,000 Wins Commemorative Pin Night

Tonight is the rubber match in the Dodgers homestand against the Chicago White Sox.  Below are some odds and ends for tonight's game.  Unfortunately, a former Dodger player is not scheduled to sign at the stadium... But, you will get a pin... So, there's that.

Another thing... Please pitch around Abreu.  Let's not allow him to hit a home run 3 days in a row against us. 

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Wednesday, June 4th at 7:10 PM
LHP John Danks vs. RHP Josh Beckett

Tonight's game starts at 7:10 PM.  Auto gates open at 4:30 PM, and stadium gates open at 5:00 PM.

It is 10,000 Wins Commemorative Pin night.  The first 40,000 fans in attendance receive one. As you likely know, the Dodgers reached the 10,000 franchise win milestone on April 30th.  They beat the Minnesota Twins 6 to 4.  A pre-game ceremony will include a DodgerVision video tribute and the presentation of a special commemorative display for the fans to enjoy on behalf of the Dodger organization.

Actress Elle Fanning will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. The honorary first pitch will feature Special Olympics athlete Jorge Grosso.  In addition, Special Olympics athletes representing six sports to be played this weekend, June 6-8 on the USC Campus for the Special Olympics Summer Games Invitational, will officially start the game with “It’s Time for Dodger Baseball!”
  • The Veteran of the Game is U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant Michael Perez of Los Angeles. Perez enlisted in 2003, serves with the 693rd Quartermaster Company as an Automated Logistics Specialist and is responsible for supervising and ensuring that troops are equipped for any mission.  He has served at Ft. Bragg, Ft. Leonard Wood and in one deployment to Kuwait. Perez’s accolades include the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.  

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