Oakland A’s to Host Play Ball, Presented by Sutter Health, Starting in June

Posted on May 29, 2018

Community Sandlot-Style Baseball Games in Oakland Throughout the Summer

The Oakland A’s and Sutter Health invite the community to join them at local parks throughout the summer to play sandlot-style baseball games. The team will host five Play Ball events at Oakland parks, with the first event scheduled for Sunday, June 3, at Brookdale Park in Oakland. Kids, adults, and families can play a pick-up style baseball game alongside the A’s Street Team and receive A’s goodies. The event is free to attend.

A’s Play Ball, presented by Sutter Health, is in support of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Play Ball initiative, which encourages young people and communities to engage in baseball and softball-related activities, including formal leagues, special events, and casual forms of play. The A’s will also give away 5,000 wristbands, presented by Chevrolet, to kids ages 14 and under during the Sunday, June 10 game versus the Kansas City Royals as part of MLB’s Play Ball Weekend.

PLAY BALL WEEKEND.

The first A’s Play Ball event is set for Sunday, June 3, at Brookdale Park – 2535 High St. – in Oakland from 9 to 11 a.m. Details for the remaining Play Ball days are listed below. Each event is from 9 to 11 a.m.

  • Saturday, July 7 at Defremery Park – 1651 Adeline St., Oakland
  • Saturday, July 28 at Ira Jinkins Park – 9175 Edes Ave., Oakland
  • Saturday, Aug. 5 at Garfield Park – 2201 E. 17th, Oakland
  • Saturday, Sept. 15 at Allendale Park – 3711 Sutter St., Oakland

For more information, visit athletics.com/playball.

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