Today, the green of the golf course…..
Meets the green of Fenway Park…..
The Plantation Foundation of Venice Florida holds its annual Celebrity Golf Classic today and seventy-five celebrities from the sports world will gather to raise money for the foundation.
Among them will be several who once called Fenway Park their home. Entering his twenty-ninth year, as the radio voice of the Red Sox, Joe Castiglione will be on hand.
The 1961 American League Rookie of the Year will be there,
Don Schwall was the second Red Sox player to win the Rookie of the Year Award.
Ike Delock pitched for the Red Sox for 11 years in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Former Red Sox lefty reliever Mark Guthrie will be playing. Mark broke in with the Twins.
Gary Peters who played at Fenway Park in the 1970s will make his annual appearance.
Two time All Star and Red Sox Hall of Famer Rico Petrocelli will join the field for his second time.
George Thomas who was a member of the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox team is a regular player and supporter of the Classic.
There will be several individuals who have been part of the Fenway Park story who will be there as well. Check tomorrow and see how things went!
And so it is on this date in Fenway Park and the Plantation Foundation
history, February 9, 2012.