Youth Baseball Is Alive And Well In Jacksonville
Walk-Off Charities held its first major fund-raiser Friday, June 23, 2017 at Bragan Field at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The event, named The First Pitch, and presented by bestbet, was held on a night proclaimed “Walk-Off Charities Day” in Jacksonville by Mayor Lenny Curry.
The First Pitch concluded Walk-Off Week on 1010XL Radio in which used baseball equipment will be collected, current and former major league baseball players and others from the city’s baseball community, will appear on-air.
Frank Frangie, Chris Porter, Jeff Lageman, Rick Ballou, Brent Martineau, Dan Hicken, Sam Kouvaris, Peter Bragan III, Tim Parenton, Curtis Dvorak and Brett Myers participated in this years Derby. With Brett Martineau taking home the Trophy!