Now that the warmer months are upon us, “Play ball” is being heard at baseball parks across North America. And if you just can’t get enough of America’s favorite pastime, you may want to head north of the border for very special baseball event taking place on June 28 in nearby London, Ontario.
The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s third annual “London Salutes Canadian Baseball” fundraising breakfast will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. June 28 at the London Convention Centre. Come join the Hall of Fame as they celebrate Canadian baseball with special guests that will include 2013 inductees George Bell and Tim Raines plus 2011 inductee Tom Henke and the greatest Canadian baseball player of all time — Fergie Jenkins! The event will include a Q&A with the stars, a live auction, a history of London baseball presentation, “O’Canada” by the legendary Michael Burgess and more.
The London Convention Centre is located at 300 York St. Tickets are just $50 per person and pre-registration is required. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the Hall of Fame at (519) 284-1838 or visit http://baseballhalloffame.ca/whats-on/london-salutes-canadian-baseball. And, for helpful information on planning a quick getaway to London, please visit www.londontourism.ca.