Promotion night for amateur baseball night to be held Friday

Published 9:47 pm Thursday, June 11, 2009

The Austin Blue Sox face off against the Austin Greyhounds Friday at 8 p.m. at Marcusen Park. The contest is a promotion for baseball in Austin.

The event will also include games for all ages, including a bull-pen race for 3 to 6 year olds; a chance to race Tootsie the Clown; a bean bag toss for kids 7 to 10; a spin the bottle contest for kids 11 to 12; and a tire race for adults.

Paul Pruitt will serve as MC and Taylor Bliese will sing the National Anthem and sing ‘God Bless America’ as a tribute to present, past, and lost service men.

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Tickets for the game are $2 for adults. Children under 12 are free.

There will be a sign-up sheet for the games at the ball park.