Bid on Bats Game Worn Virginia Tech Hats

To Be Auctioned Off Online Toward Memorial Fund

By Louisville Bats | April 19, 2007 9:23 AM ET

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Louisville, KY - The Louisville Bats players, coaches and front office will wear Virginia Tech baseball hats for their game Friday, April 20 versus the Norfolk Tides at Louisville Slugger Field.


The hats will be autographed following the game and be auctioned off at the Bats website, beginning Saturday morning. The auctions will last through Wednesday, April 25 at midnight with the proceeds being donated to the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund to honor the victims of Monday's shootings in Blacksburg, VA.


Virginia Tech has established the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund to remember and honor the victims of the tragic events on April 16, 2007. The fund will be used to cover expenses including but not limited to: grief counseling, memorials, communication expenses, comfort expenses and incidental needs. For more information on the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund, please visit



This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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