Opening Day Countdown at 4!

Opening day is now 4 days away! Who else is excited? We've hopefully gotten through our last cold snap of the year, as the weather has been beautiful the last week. Scrimmages and final practices have brought the crowds out to the field, but it all starts to count this Saturday!

Opening Day for the Greater Mount Union Little League's 65th season is Saturday, April 23rd. The Opening Day will feature 11 games across 3 of our 4 divisions.

Special activities in Mount Union include the Opening Day parade moving at 11 AM. The parade will form at the tennis courts by the Teener League field and follow a Garber Street to Jefferson Street to Market Street to Park Street route with the parade ending at the Little League field. At the conclusion of the parade, we will introduce the teams onto the field. Ike the Spike, mascot of the State College Spikes will be at the field at noon. Brianna Sheeder will be singing our National Anthem prior to the opening contest at 1 PM.

Upgrades at the Mount Union field this season include a new sound system and an expanded selection of food at the concession stand. (Just don't eat all my Dove chocolate bars!!!)

Our opening slate of games are split 50/50 between Mount Union and Orbisonia. Opening Day in Mount Union will start at 1 PM with a Major Division contest between the Pirates and Reds on the Little League field. Also at 1 PM, the White Sox and Yankees tangle in the Rookie Division opener on the Minor League field. At 3 PM the action on the Little League field switches to the Minor Division with the Twins taking on the Phillies. On the Minor League diamond at 3, the Nationals will battle the Mets. At 5 the Red Sox and Angels square off in a Minor Division game on the Little League field and the Expos and Red Sox close out the triple header on the Minor League field. Our 7 PM showcase is a Major Division showdown between the defending champion Curve and the Mets.

The games in Orbisonia get underway at 1 PM as well with the Rangers taking on the Tigers in a Rookie Division contest. At 3 PM the Dodgers take on the Phillies in the second Rookie Division game of the day. At 5 PM the Major Division takes over with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks taking the field. The final game of the day starts at 7 PM with the Indians facing the Cubs in a Minor Division game.

The Rangers (Major Division) and the Royals (Minor Division) will have Opening Day off. Our teeball division will get into the action after another two weeks of practices.

Come out and support our area youth as they officially open up a new chapter for the Greater Mount Union Little League history books!


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