BOBBLEHEAD GIVEAWAY: The T-Bones will give a Jake Blackwood bobblehead to the first 2,000 fans for the 7:05 p.m. game against Gary SouthShore. Former All-Star pitcher Mike Boddicker will make an appearance.
NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY: The T-Bones will sell hot dogs for 50 cents at the 7:05 p.m. game against the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
GOLF TOURNAMENT: The United Minority Media Association will have its 11th Annual M.C. Richardson Golf Classic at 8 a.m. at Swope Memorial Golf Course, 6900 Swope Memorial Drive. Proceeds benefit Minority Broadcast Academy, Minority Journalism Program and Communications related areas; ummaonline.net.
J.R. RICHARD APPEARANCE: Former Houston Astros star pitcher J.R. Richard will have a book signing and discussion at 1:30 p.m. at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Richard suffered a stroke while an active player, which he details in his book “Still Throwing Heat: Strikeouts, the Streets, and A Second Chance.” The program is free with paid admission to the museum.
ROCK THE CROSSROADS: The 5K run takes place in the Crossroads. Free concert for participants after the run at Crossroads KC; www.rockthecrossroads.com
YOUTH JERSEY GIVEAWAY: The first 1,000 kids 12 and under will receive a youth jersey for the T-Bones’ 1:05 p.m. game against Winnipeg.
| Compiled by Pete Grathoff, firstname.lastname@example.org, from news releases