SCF Athletes and Alumni Compete Jan. 23

(Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 15, 2010) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) baseball players will face off in annual games against SCF alumni on Saturday, Jan. 23, at SCF Bradenton.

The following is the schedule of events:

• 9:30 a.m. — Softball scholarship signing

• 10 a.m. — Introduction of SCF softball team and alumni/start of game

• 1: 30 p.m. — Introduction of SCF baseball team and alumni

• 2 p.m. — Baseball game

SCF President Dr. Lars A. Hafner will throw the first pitch in the baseball game expected to be attended by several notable baseball alumni, including Robin Jennings, a 1992 SCF alumni and former major league player for Chicago Cubs, Oakland Athletics and Cincinnati Reds. The pitcher and catcher for the opening inning of the alumni baseball game are Manatees Hall of Fame members Nick Cafaro, a 1964 SCF alumni, and John O’Connor, a 1972 alumni. Cafaro has pitched the first inning of the alumni game for the past 25 years.

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