FREDERICK, Md. -The Frederick Keys will be holding a baseball equipment donation drive on Sunday, May 11, prior to the team's 2 p.m. game against the Winston-Salem Dash. Fans are encouraged to bring new or old gloves, baseballs, softballs, whiffle balls and bats, which will be donated to Baseball Miracles.
A non-profit organization, Baseball Miracles provides boys and girls with economic and environmental disadvantages the chance to play baseball. Founded by John Tumminia, the group also provides professional instruction to children learning how to play baseball.
Every fan who donates a piece of equipment will receive one free ticket to the May 11 game. Meanwhile, all donations will support the organization's upcoming trip to Kenya, which will take place from November 4-5.
Among those going on the trip, will be the Keys Director of Marketing, Bridget McCabe. In addition to her work with the team, Bridget serves as the Softball Coordinator for Baseball Miracles. To learn more about Baseball Miracles, visit baseballmiracles.org.
Frederick's next homestand begins on Thursday, May 8 when the Winston-Salem Dash make their first trip to Harry Grove Stadium in 2014. For ticket information, please call 301-815-9939 or visit frederickkeys.com.
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