Release Date/Time: 6/26/2015 5:18 PM
Incident:Salinas PAL Junior Giants Opening Day
Date: Friday, 6/26/2015
Time: 5:18 PM
Location:El Dorado Park (1640 El Dorado Drive)
Release Authorized by:Officer Angel Gonzalez
(Salinas, CA – June 27) The Salinas Police Activities League announced that they will be holding their opening day celebration for the 22nd season of Junior Giants Baseball on Saturday June 27th.
Supporting the PAL organization, Mayor Joe Gunter and Police Chief Kelly McMillin will participate in the first pitch faceoff slated for 9:00 am. (Media photo-op available) Come see who is the best pitcher as they simultaneously throw out the honorary first pitch.
This year, over 1000 participants are signed to play ball. The ages of the league range from 5-18 years old. This is the 3rd year in a row that the league has increased their participation. Players and their families are to be in attendance of the opening day celebration that is to take place at El Dorado Park. 'We are extremely thankful for the major donation made by Mann Packing of Salinas. "Their generosity and support of this program is fantastic! They have again provided new baseball gloves for distribution to the children in the program”, said Salinas Police Officer and Executive Director of PAL Officer Angel Gonzalez.
'Salinas PAL Junior Giants Opening Day” - El Dorado Park
1655 El Dorado Avenue
Saturday June 27, 2015, 9:00am