Friday, July 15, 2016

New Britain Bees @ York Revs

I went to the game tonight to pick up the stadium giveaway for a friend that was out of town on vacation, the SGA was a Loretta Claiborne Bobblehead.  If you don't know who she is here is a little a York Native and Special Olympian that won the ESPY Arthur Ashe Award in 1996. and at the the Olympics
Loretta Claiborne competed in 6 Special Olympics world games.
  • In the 1983 world games, she won a gold medal in the mile run.
  • In the 1991 world games, Loretta won a gold medal in the 13-mile half marathon, and the silver medal in the 5k run.
  • In the 1995 world games, she won 2 gold medals in singles bowling and in mixed double bowling.
  • In 1999, Loretta won a gold medal in the 13 mile run, and the silver medal in the 3k run.
  • In 2003, she won the gold medal in the 3k run, and the bronze medal in the mile run.
  • In 2005, Loretta won the silver medal in figure skating at the winter world games.

Also did some pre-game autographing for both teams. 10 Players & 20 Autographs.
1) Scott Rice - 3x5.
2) Kevin Rivers - a Card.
3) Travis Witherspoon - a Card.
4) Manny Corpas - 4 of 5 Cards (he took one).
5) Jose Arredondo - 2 Cards.
6) Michael Burgess - 4 Cards.
7) Jonathan Griffin - a Card.
8) Michael Crouse - a Card.
9) Anthony Hewitt - a Card.
10) Greg Golson - 4 Cards.

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