Route 66 Tour: Tulsa, OK
Jul
9
1:30 PM13:30

Route 66 Tour: Tulsa, OK

Former major leaguer and Route 66 legend Bob Shirley will join the Grassroots Baseball team for a youth baseball event with the Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville, OK at Oneok Ballpark prior to the Drillers game vs the Springfield Cardinals. The kids will enjoy a game of catch on the field with their new Rawlings gloves and baseballs, and also go home with a pouch of Big League Chew gum.

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Route 66 Tour: Oklahoma City, OK
Jul
6
4:30 PM16:30

Route 66 Tour: Oklahoma City, OK

Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench will join the Grassroots Baseball team at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark for an evening of events with the Oklahoma City Dodgers. From 4:30-5:45 pm, Bench will lead a youth baseball program prior to the Dodgers game vs Round Rock. The kids will enjoy a game of catch on the field with their new Rawlings gloves and baseballs, and also go home with a pouch of Big League Chew gum.

Grasssroots Baseball’s Jean Fruth and Bench will also sign copies of Jean’s new book, Grassroots Baseball: Where Legends Begin in the Dodgers team store from 7:00-8:00 pm, and on the team’s Club Level, from 8:15-8:45 pm.


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Route 66 Tour: Springfield, Missouri
Jun
11
5:00 PM17:00

Route 66 Tour: Springfield, Missouri

Baseball Hall of Famer Goose Gossage will join the Grassroots Baseball team for a youth baseball event with the Boys and Girls Club of Springfield at Hammons Field prior to the Cardinals game vs Midland. The kids will enjoy a game of catch on the field with their new Rawlings gloves and baseballs. After the program, Gossage will throw the ceremonial first pitch.


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Route 66 Tour: St. Louis, Missouri
May
30
5:30 PM17:30

Route 66 Tour: St. Louis, Missouri

  • Herbert Hoover Club/Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis (map)
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Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith will join the Grassroots Baseball team for a youth baseball event with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis at the Herbert Hoover Club. The kids will learn a about the game and the life lessons it teaches from Ozzie, receive official Rawlings gloves and baseballs, and enjoy a game of catch. Big League chew provides the chewing gum!

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Route 66 Tour: Chicago, Illinois
May
6
4:30 PM16:30

Route 66 Tour: Chicago, Illinois

  • Mary Ann Mahon Huels Union League Boys & Girls Clubs (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Baseball Hall of Famer Goose Gossage will join the Grassroots Baseball team for a youth baseball event at the Union League Boys & Girls Club of Chicago. The kids will enjoy a program including a game of catch using gloves and balls donated by Rawlings.  

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Route 66 Tour: Peoria, Illinois
May
2
4:00 PM16:00

Route 66 Tour: Peoria, Illinois

Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Thome will join the Grassroots Baseball team for a youth baseball event with kids from the local Boys & Girls Club at Dozer Park before the Peoria Chiefs game!

The kids will enjoy a program on the field, including a game of catch using gloves and balls donated by Rawlings. After the program, Jim Thome will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Chiefs game.

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