Feb. 5, 2004
2004 UCLA BASEBALL ALUMNI DAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
11:00 a.m. - Home Run Contest (Pros and Non-Pros Divisions)
11:30 a.m. - The "Old-Timers Game"
(Alumni from 1930's-1979)
12:30 p.m. - The "Young Timers Game"
(Alumni from 1980-2003)
1:30 p.m. - Introduction of New UCLA Baseball Hall of Fame Members
2:00 p.m. - UCLA Pros vs. 2004 UCLA Team
The Bruins will host their annual Alumni Day on Saturday with the home run contest beginning at 11:00 am.
A tradition of the UCLA program, former Bruins will return to Westwood to face-off with the 2004 Bruins. Confirmed for the game are current major leaguers Dave Roberts (1991-94) of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chase Utley (1998-2000) of the Philadelphia Phillies. Roberts is tops in the UCLA record books with 109 career stolen bases, while Utley made his professional debut this past MLB season.
Fellow major leaguers Garrett Atkins (1998-2000), Eric Byrnes (1995-98), Eric Karros (1986-88), and Adam Melhuse (1992-93) may also make an appearance in the festivities.
Prior to the start of the game between the 2004 Bruins and the Bruin professionals, the 2004 UCLA Baseball Hall of Fame Class will be introduced. The inductees are Ted Bashore, Floyd Chiffer, Pat Dodson, Sam Lovullo, Ryan McGuire, and Tim O'Neill.
OTHER POSSIBLE BRUIN ALUMNI DAY PARTICIPANTS:
Josh Arhart (2001-02) - Bakersfield (A - Tampa Bay)
Brian Baron (1999, 2001) - New Britain Rock Cats (AA - Minnesota)
Wade Clark (2000-02) - Cook County (Independent)
Chris Cordeiro (2001-03) - Rangers (Rookie - Texas)
Ben Francisco (2001-02) - Lake County (A - Cleveland)
Casey Grzecka (2001-02) - Greensboro (A - Florida)
Rob Henkel (1997-98) - Erie (AA - Detroit)
Tom Jacquez (1995-97) - Charlotte Knights (AAA - Chicago AL)
Josh Karp (1999-2001) - Harrisburg Senators (AA - Montreal)
Mike Kunes (2000-03) - Salem-Keizer (Short Season - San Francisco)
Jake Meyer (1996-97) - Charlotte Knights (AAA - Chicago AL)
Rashad Parker (2001-02) - Brooklyn (Short Season - New York NL)
Chris Pritchett (1989-1991) - Iowa Cubs (AAA - Chicago NL)
Jack Santora (1995-99) - Lakewood Blueclaws (A - Philadelphia)
Doug Silva (2001-03) - Casper (Rookie - Colorado)
Nick Theodorou (1995-98) - Jacksonville Suns (AAA - Los Angeles)
Peter Zamora (1995-97) - Norfolk Tides (AAA - New York NL)