By Chris Treadway
Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 11:50 pm in Richmond.
The resurgence of youth baseball in Richmond can use your help this weekend. Volunteers are invited to come to Nichol Park at 9 a.m. Sunday to help prepare its ballfields for a new season.
Here is the announcement from Troy Porter, the city’s Youth Sports Coordinator:
Sunday Jan 27th @ 9am, Richmond Little League, The Richmond Parks Department, and The Richmond Recreation Department are teaming up with members from the Oakland A’s Fields crew and a few retired Richmond Major Leaguers to show some love to the Nichol Park Baseball Fields. Two truck loads of Major League field mix, along with dozens of bags of field clay have already been purchased and are awaiting volunteers from Richmond and Richmond Little League Baseball to be spread over Nichol Ball Field #1 and #2. The Professional field crew with be training coaches and board members on techniques to improve and maintain the fields for future generations. We welcome all volunteers who don’t mind grabbing a rake or shovel to come out and supports Richmond’s growing baseball community.