Pink Wooden "Bat"tle Cancer Game - BNL vs. Mitchell
Friday, May 06, 2016
The BNL and Mitchell baseball families invite the Lawrence County community to support our annual Coaches vs. Cancer (Pink Wooden "Bat"tle Cancer game Friday, May 6th, starting at 5pm.
5:00 pm: Player Introductions and for whom they are playing the game [Each player reports to baseline after introduction]
5:10 pm: "Surround the Mound" --All survivors are invited to come to the pitcher`s mound to be recognized and honored; All caregivers are invited to line the walkway to the mound.
5:20 pm: Honorary 1st pitch:
BNL representative: Reggie Joslin and Terry Tanksley--2 cancer survivors
Mitchell representative: Andrew Terrell
5:25 pm: National Anthem
5:30 pm: Game starts
Between innings 1 and 2: Announcement and facts about Prostrate Cancer; Our goal for this year and how much we have raised thus far; how this event will parlay into our Relay For Life event in June; how people can help- $1 baseball placard sales [announce how much was raised during lunches at both school]; $10 luminaries; sponsoring/donating on line <relayforlife.org/lawrencecountycvcIN>; FACEBOOK auction
Between innings 2 and 3: There will be a bucket pass to raise money for Coaches vs Cancer/ American Cancer Society [JV and freshmen players of both BNL and Mitchell will take the buckets around].
Between innings 3 and 4: All sponsors of the event will be announced/thanked and sponsors of $300 or more that are present will be given game ball with honorary blue ribbon on it; all other sponsors will be given a team picture
Between innings 4 and 5: We will draw a name of a survivor in attendance for a game PINK WOODEN BAT autographed by the players
At the conclusion of the game we will do a balloon release to celebrate the survivors AND do the DUNK A COACH for those players that have raised $50 or more for the event.