Local sports goods store Play It Again Sports will receive a Rawlings Golden Glove trophy today. The store recently joined with Rawlings Sporting Goods in the “50 Gloves in 50 Days” national promotion. Play It Again Sports signed up more contestants than the other participating stores. He store signed up more than 4,000 sports enthusiasts in Lancaster.
One person was selected every day of the giveaway to receive a Rawlings "Heart of the Hide Glove" of their choice (retail value $200). The promotion helps players of all levels get the gear they need to enjoy sports and activities.
Harold Probst, owner of Play It Again Sports, will be presented with the Rawlings Golden Glove trophy at 11 a.m. today (30 May). Jeff Pauletti, field operations manager of Play It Again Sports, will be on site for the presentation.
"Harold and his staff were outstanding -- it's the support of teams like his that made this promotion a success, and we're thrilled to recognize their efforts with a prestigious trophy to show off," said Pauletti.
There will be a day-long celebration tomorrow as well. From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. the Lancaster community is invited to come out to the store, located at 411 Granite Run Drive, near the Fruitville Pike intersection. Philadelphia Phillies' Von Hayes and Bob Boone will be making guest appearances. There will also be door prizes and gift cards as well.