“Last year 600 tickets were sold and this year we expect sales to exceed 750,” said Salazar—the game is sold-out.”
“Tickets are $10, with $8 going to the Toledo Mud Hens and $2 being retained for Latino Scholarships to Owens Community College and Lourdes College,” added Rico of La Prensa. Seating for the purchased tickets are in sections 117 and 118 (first-base entrance).
At 6:00PM, field activities prior to the game include: SAO scholarships will be awarded to several students of Lourdes College and Owens Community College. A La Prensa $500 scholarship will also be awarded to a senior of St. Francis de De Sales High School, who is a member of LASSO and attending college in the fall.
Festivities begin at 5:10PM, with mariachi at the home plate entrance and the folkloric dance group, Imagenes Mexicanas, at the third plate entrance, beginning 5:30PM. Entertainment is being provided by the Toledo Mud Hens and El Camino Real Restaurants.
The United States anthem is being sung by Toledo diva Yvonne Ramos. Game time is 6:30PM, with the Toledo Mud Hens playing the Pawtucket Red Sox.
Both teams have active Latino baseball/béisbol players on their respective rosters. Visit: www.mudhens.com and www.pawsox.com
SAO is hosting Pre-game festivities from 3-5:00PM at Hot Peppers Restaurant, with guest bartenders Toledo City Councilman Mike Craig and SAO President Phil Barbosa. SAO will be selling raffle tickets to expand the scholarship proceeds.