A&M baseball to host Aggie Leadoff

A&M baseball to host Aggie Leadoff
Posted at 9:40 PM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-22 22:40:11-05

Texas A&M Baseball, in conjunction with the Brazos County A&M Club, hosts the seventh annual Aggie Leadoff on Saturday, February 9, at Olsen Park Pavilion, the unofficial start of the 2019 campaign.

The 2019 Aggie Leadoff starts at 10 a.m.  Ticket-holders receive tours of Blue Bell Park by the Diamond Darlings beginning at 10:15.  Ticket-holders are entered in a raffle drawing for prizes, including a chance to throw out the first pitch at the scrimmage. A ticket also includes lunch catered by Blake's Steaks and Taqueria San Francisco.

Tickets for the event are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12-and-under. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Tickets purchased day-of will be based on availability.

As part of the Vs. Cancer Foundation, players and coaches will be shaving their heads in support of cancer research.  The Vs. Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving kids' lives by empowering athletes and communities to fund lifesaving childhood cancer efforts. Through the years Texas A&M Baseball has raised more than $1000,000 for Vs. Cancer. Donations will be accepted at the event as well as on the Aggies' Vs. Cancer website. 

The Aggies are slated to play an intrasquad scrimmage at 1 p.m.  The scrimmage is free and open to the public. Tickets only need to be purchased for those who plan to eat at the Aggie Leadoff.