Cal Ripken Jr. Visits Greenville Tuesday

Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. arrived in Greenville Tuesday to announce a special project to help exceptional kids.

Cal Ripken Junior, has made a retired career out of supporting youth baseball though the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation. It's a foundation that helps the Sarah Vaughn Field of Dreams.

On Tuesday, Ripken, Jr arrived in Greenville to announce his Foundation is partnering with the Exceptional Community Baseball League to spruce up the special needs park in hopes of providing an opportunity for everyone to enjoy America's past time.

During the event, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper discussed the State’s continued involvement of the Ripken Foundation’s Badges for Baseball program and Greenville Mayor Allen M. Thomas proclaimed April 10, 2012 as “Cal Ripken Day.”

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Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. Is coming to Greenville Tuesday, to help announce a very special project.

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and the Exceptional Community Baseball League are partnering to refurbish the Sarah Vaughn Field of Dreams in Greenville, an adaptive baseball field for children with physical and mental disabilities.

This project is part of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation's National Youth Development Park Initiative.

Tuesday's event will also include announcements from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper and Mayor of Greenville, Allen Thomas. Cooper will discuss the recent launch of the state's fourth year participation in the Foundation's Badges for Baseball program

The excitement will happen at the Sarah Vaughn Field of Dreams on Elm Street in Greenville at 3:00 pm.


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