FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - On Tuesday, August 30, the Florence Freedom will be hosting Striking Out Cancer at the ballpark as the Freedom take on the Gateway Grizzlies at 7:05 pm.
The night will be dedicated to supporting the fight against cancer through honoring and encouraging cancer victims, survivors and their families.
Thanks to local business sponsorships, over 1,500 tickets for the game have been purchased for donation to cancer victims and families. The majority of tickets have been claimed by fans through the American Cancer Society and the I Have Wings foundation, but a few still remained (as of Friday) and can be claimed by contacting the Freedom box office at 859-594-4487.
That night, the Freedom will be wearing special pink ribbon themed jerseys to be autographed and auctioned off after the game. The proceeds will help support the I Have Wings and Ashley Thompson Foundations.
The most memorable moment will occur during the 7th inn