Posted: 07/02/2021 16:33:52 PM
The Valley Blue Sox will celebrate the Northampton and Hopkins Academy baseball teams in Saturday’s game against the Bristol Blues.
Both teams are honored after the Blue Devils won the Western Mass Div. 1 title and the Golden Hawks won the West D4 title this week.
The game at MacKenzie Stadium in Holyoke will begin at 6:35 pm The Blue Sox will also host the Military Appreciation Night sponsored by Veteran Affairs of Central / Western Mass. All veterans and serving members will participate in the game free of charge with identification. . The Appreciation Night will also include special ceremonies, a troop fundraiser and more. The first 150 fans present will receive a free camouflage item.
In collaboration with Pledge2Patriots and One Call Away Foundation, the Blue Sox will organize a troop supply campaign. Boxes will be set up at the counters on Saturday. Each person who makes a donation will be entered into a raffle to win Blue Sox memorabilia.
Fans are encouraged to donate razors, snacks, baby wipes, shampoo, soap, candy and chocolate free candies, sunscreen, lip balm, writing utensils, deodorant, tissues, cotton swabs, socks, batteries, insect repellent and flashlights.