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Padres Alumni to Play U.S. Navy All-Stars

Two teams to compete in a softball game at Naval Air Station North Island

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced details surrounding the second alumni softball game of 2018 set for Thursday, August 16 at 11:40 a.m. when a team of Padres Alumni will take on a team of U.S. Navy All-Stars from Naval Air Station North Island at the VADM Ed Martin Sports Complex. Notable Padres Alumni participants include Heath Bell, Archi Cianfrocco, Steve Finley, Mark Grant, Tony Gwynn Jr., Carlos Hernandez, Randy Jones, Mark Loretta and Mark Sweeney.

Rules for the six-inning game will include the use of a designated hitter, a pitch ceiling of 10 feet and a five-run maximum per inning. The Naval Air Station North Island All-Stars will be managed by Vice Admiral Chip Miller, Commander for all U.S. Navy Aviation units. Padres public address announcer Alex Miniak will also be on-hand to provide live play-by-play commentary of the game. Sailors and their families in attendance will be treated to food, kids activities, giveaways, live entertainment and a meet and greet with current Padres players, as well as members of the Padres Alumni team. The event is closed to the public and only open to active duty sailors and their families.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced details surrounding the second alumni softball game of 2018 set for Thursday, August 16 at 11:40 a.m. when a team of Padres Alumni will take on a team of U.S. Navy All-Stars from Naval Air Station North Island at the VADM Ed Martin Sports Complex. Notable Padres Alumni participants include Heath Bell, Archi Cianfrocco, Steve Finley, Mark Grant, Tony Gwynn Jr., Carlos Hernandez, Randy Jones, Mark Loretta and Mark Sweeney.

Rules for the six-inning game will include the use of a designated hitter, a pitch ceiling of 10 feet and a five-run maximum per inning. The Naval Air Station North Island All-Stars will be managed by Vice Admiral Chip Miller, Commander for all U.S. Navy Aviation units. Padres public address announcer Alex Miniak will also be on-hand to provide live play-by-play commentary of the game. Sailors and their families in attendance will be treated to food, kids activities, giveaways, live entertainment and a meet and greet with current Padres players, as well as members of the Padres Alumni team. The event is closed to the public and only open to active duty sailors and their families.

More information on the Padres' military initiatives can be found on the club's dedicated military website here, which serves as a tool to connect Padres fans to our San Diego military community and the non-profit organizations that support it.

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