2017 Norfolk State University First Pitch Dinner


WHEREAS, the Norfolk State University First Pitch Dinner will serve as the signature kick-off event for the 2017 Norfolk State University baseball season; and

WHEREAS, attendees to the Norfolk State University Baseball First Pitch Dinner will have the opportunity to meet and learn more about the 2017 Spartan baseball team; and

WHEREAS, former Spartan baseball players will be in attendance to share stories about Norfolk State University’s 52-year baseball history; and

WHEREAS, the keynote speaker at this inaugural event will be Mr. Tony Womack, 2001 World Series Champion and 13-year Major League Baseball veteran, as well as a three-time Lou Brock Award winner; and

WHEREAS, Terry Bradshaw, Double-AA Hitting Coach for the Kansas City Royals, will be in attendance as the special alumni guest and speaker;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize January 27, 2017, as the NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY FIRST PITCH DINNER in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.