Dec. 28, 2011
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA baseball team will host its annual Alumni Game on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The day's events will feature two games - one "Old-Timers" game beginning at 10:30 a.m. and the "Young-Timers" game, including the 2011 Bruins' team, at 12:10 p.m.
Former players who would like to play in either of this year's Alumni Games should contact UCLA assistant coach Jake Silverman (via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, Jan. 13.
This year's game, as in years past, is free of charge to the public.
The 2012 UCLA baseball team will play the "Young-Timers" Alumni Team in an exhibition contest at 12:10 p.m. Baseball alumni from 1980 through 2010 are encourage to compete for the "Young-Timers" Alumni Team.
The day's events will begin with batting practice at 9:30 a.m., followed by the "Old-Timers" Game at 10:30 a.m. Baseball alumni from the 1930s through 1979 are encouraged to play in the "Old-Timers" Game. Following both games, food and refreshments will be available to former players, former coaches and their families in the clubhouse area.
HOW TO REGISTER - Registration for the Alumni Game is being handled by assistant coach Jake Silverman. To RSVP, e-mail Jake Silverman at email@example.com or by calling 310-794-8210. Alumni are encouraged to RSVP by Friday, Jan. 13.
The UCLA baseball program would love to see as many of its former players back at the ballpark to honor our baseball alumni. Please spread the word to former teammates about this year's Alumni Game.
ABOUT THE REGISTRATION PROCESS - Admission is free to the Alumni Game. The UCLA baseball program does not need a list of alumni family members attending. Stadium gates will open by 9:00 a.m. and participants should report to the third-base bullpen for check-in. Participants will have the opportunity to take batting practice at 9:30 a.m., in order of arrival.
2012 Alumni Day Schedule
|9:00 a.m.||Check-in at third base bullpen|
|9:30 a.m.||Batting practice (in order of arrival)|
|10:20 a.m.||Clear field|
|10:30 a.m.||"Old-Timers" Alumni Game|
|11:20 p.m.||Clear field|
|11:35 p.m.||2011 Bruins Infield/Outfield|
|11:45 a.m.||Alumni Team introductions (3rd base line)|
|11:55 a.m.||2011 Bruins introductions (1st base line)|
|12:05 p.m.||National Anthem|
|12:10 p.m.||"Young-Timers" Alumni Game|
|2:30 p.m.||Food, refreshments available in clubhouse area|