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By Tom Evans
Krause, Puget Sound League President
Sound Senior Baseball League returned to Safeco Field, home of the Seattle
Mariners, Saturday, July 1st. 68 PSSBL members participated on a sunny
day made for baseball as 600 fans cheered them on. The exhibition-style
games helped raise funds for Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington.
Longtime PSSBL player Jerry Duris was recognized with a PSSBL Lifetime Achievement Award at a home plate ceremony to kick off the festivities.
It was a
major league experience for everyone involved with PA announcer Randy McNair of
the Tacoma Rainiers on the mic, stadium sound, Naval Hospital Bremerton Honor
Guard presenting the colors, Konomi Rivers and Laurie Miller providing
excellent renditions of the National Anthem, professional photographers, full
umpire crews from NBUA and PSUA, and ceremonial first pitches from Make-A-Wish
kids J.J. and Barron.
Thanks to Karl Ramsay, Paul Davison, Josh Whall and Ryan Langager for managing the teams.
Thanks to Head Groundskeeper Bob Chistofferson, Jenna Massaro, Alisia
Anderson and the entire Mariners organization, the NBUA, the PSUA, the NHB
Honor Guard, Konomi and Laurie, photographers Jason Becker, Randy Inghram, and Geoff Vlcek, our partners at Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, sports
intern extraordinaire Elijah Harris, and all the fans who attended on this very