Jan. 21, 2003
THIS WEEK: UCLA Baseball Alumni Festivities - Saturday, January 25
Alumni vs. Current Bruins - 12:00 pm
NEXT WEEK: Friday, Jan 31 - UCLA vs Cal State Northridge @ 3 pm
Saturday, Feb 1 - UCLA vs Cal State Northridge @ 1 pm
Sunday, Feb 2 - UCLA @ Cal State Northridge @ 1 pm
ALUMNI GAME: The Bruins will begin 2003 with their annual Alumni Day, beginning with the Alumni Game at noon at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
A tradition of the UCLA program, former Bruins will return to Westwood to face-off with the 2003 Bruins. Confirmed for the game are current major leaguers Troy Glaus (1995-97) of the Anaheim Angels and Dave Roberts (1991-94) of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 2003 World Series MVP, Glaus holds UCLA's single-season home run record with 34 in 1997. Roberts is also tops in the UCLA record books with 109 career stolen bases.
Fellow major leaguers Eric Byrnes (1995-98), Eric Karros (1986-88) , Ryan McGuire (1991-93) and Todd Zeile (1984-86) may also make an appearance in the festivities.
OTHER POSSIBLE BRUIN ALUMNI DAY PARTICIPANTS:
Josh Arhart (2001-02) - Princeton Devil Rays (Rookie - Tampa Bay)
Garrett Atkins (1998-2000) - Carolina Mudcats (AA - Colorado)
Brian Baron (1999, 2001) - New Britain Rock Cats (AA - Minnesota)
Adam Berry (1999-2002) - Led Pac-10 with 18 home runs in 2002.
Josh Canales (2000-01) - Vero Beach Dodgers (A - Los Angeles)
Wade Clark (2000-02) - Lakeland Tigers (A - Detroit)
Tim DeCinces (1994-96) - Midland Rockhounds (AA - Oakland)
Ben Francisco (2001-02) - Mahoning Valley Scrappers (Rookie - Cleveland)
Casey Grzecka (2001-02) - Jamestown Jammers (Rookie - Florida)
Josh Karp (1999-2001) - Harrisburg Senators (AA - Montreal)
Adam Melhuse (1992-93) - Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA - Colorado)
Chris Pritchett (1989-1991) - Nashville Sounds (AAA - PIttsburgh)
Jack Santora (1995-99) - Tucson Sidewinders (AAA - Arizona)
Bill Scott (1998-2000) - Huntsville Stars (AA - Milwaukee)
Randall Shelley (1999- 2001) - Savannah Sand Gnats (A - Texas)
Gabe Sollecito (1992-93) - Tucson Sidewinders (AAA - Arizona)
Nick Theodorou (1995-98) - Jacksonville Suns (AA - Los Angeles)
Chase Utley (1998-2000) - Scranton - Wilkes-Barre Red Barons (AAA - Philadelphia)
Peter Zamora (1995-97) - Scranton - Wilkes-Barre Red Barons (AAA - Philadelphia)