Fergie Jenkins Day Highlights Majors Events Schedule
LONDON, May 17, 2022 – Tourism London and the London Majors Baseball Corp. are pleased to announce that Friday, June 3, 2022 will be “Fergie Jenkins Day” at Labatt Park as the London Majors take on the Toronto Maple Leafs. The MLB Hall of Fame and former London Majors Pitcher will be in attendance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, signs autographs for fans, and experience the newly created Labatt Park Tours.
Launched in 2021, Labatt Park is now offering guided tours of the venue where guests can learn more about the World’s Oldest Continually Operating Baseball Grounds. This includes seeing photos and hearing stories on the impact Labatt Park had on the game of baseball as well as learning about some of the legendary players to play at Labatt Park, including Ty Cobb, Satchel Paige, Honus Wagner and even Deion Sanders. Even the official Guinness World Record certificate is available for viewing inside the original 1940s clubhouse, filled with historical artifacts from over the years.
“It is always a pleasure when we have the opportunity to honour one of our alumni, especially someone like Fergie who had such an incredible career and a tremendous impact on the game of baseball. We are so excited to welcome Fergie back to London and have all of our Majors fans share this experience with him!” Scott Dart – President & Owner, London Majors
“Having Fergie Jenkins return to Labatt Memorial Park is a great opportunity for all sports fans in London to meet a baseball legend. Tourism London is thrilled to partner with the London Majors to welcome Fergie back to London to enjoy another Majors game and experience the new guided tours of Labatt Park.” Zanth Jarvis – Director, Sport Tourism, Tourism London
Fans looking to meet Fergie and get their picture taken can do so at Labatt Park prior to the start of the game. Gates will open on Friday, June 3 at 6:30pm, with first pitch scheduled for approx. 7:15pm.
Tickets to the Fergie Jenkins Day game are selling quick. Get yours today at https://bit.ly/3M2iyvf.
To book your Labatt Park Guided Tour, visit www.labattparktours.ca.
Angela Dart, Director of Marketing, London Majors Baseball Club 519.852.9071 | email@example.com
Zanth Jarvis, Director, Sport Tourism, Tourism London 226.984.8640 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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