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Squirrels & MJBL To Hold Press Conference
02/08/2013 11:32 AM ET
RICHMOND, VA - The Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the 2012 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, and the Metropolitan Junior Baseball League will hold a press conference at The Diamond on Tuesday, February 12th at 1 PM. The two organizations will make joint announcements regarding the MJBL Inner-City Classic and regional youth baseball.

The press conference will include speakers; Todd "Parney" Parnell (Flying Squirrels' Vice President/COO), William Forrester (MJBL Executive Director), Mayor Dwight C. Jones (Mayor - City of Richmond), Frank Thornton (Henrico Board of Supervisors) and Jack Berry (Richmond Metropolitan Visitors and Convention Bureau).

A light lunch will be available to media prior to the press conference. Food will be served at 12:30 PM. The press conference will take place in the Flying Squirrels' Clubhouse at The Diamond. To gain entrance to the clubhouse, media should check in at the Flying Squirrels' Front Office located along the first-base side of the ballpark.

Please direct any questions to Jon Laaser, Flying Squirrels' Director of Broadcasting, at

WHO: Richmond Flying Squirrels/Metropolitan Junior Baseball League

WHAT: Press Conference

WHERE: The Diamond - Home Clubhouse

WHEN: 12:30 (Lunch) - 1:00 PM (Announcement) - Tuesday, February 12th

WHY: Announcements Regarding the MJBL Inner-City Classic and Youth Baseball in the Region

Season ticket and Mini-Plan packages for the 2013 season of Flying Squirrels baseball are currently available. For more information or to purchase ticket packages, log on to, call the Squirrels at (804) 359-FUNN (3866) or visit the Flying Squirrels' Ticket Office at The Diamond.

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