Go gold: Salt Lake Bees raising funds to battle childhood cancer on Friday

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – As the baseball season for the Salt Lake Bees draws to a close, the team takes time this week to fight childhood cancer.

To raise donations for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the team is hosting a “Go Gold to Strikeout Childhood Cancer” night against the Oklahoma City Dodgers at Smith’s Ballpark on Friday.

Gold, the color used to represent childhood cancer awareness, will fill the stadium as the team will donate gold jerseys in the field, which along with a hat and stuffed animal will be donated to local children being treated for the cancer. disease.

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Fans in attendance are also encouraged to participate by grabbing a special gold T-shirt that will be offered during the game with a minimum donation of $5 to the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

The Bees, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, is currently in fourth place in the Triple-A West Western Division with a 46-61. Salt Lake, the top-level small team farm club of the Major League Angels, has lined up elite prospects such as outfielder Jo Adell, who spent 73 games with the Bees and hit 23 home runs before being called up to LA.

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