Re-dedication ceremony for Little Padres Park at Damato Field - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

Re-dedication ceremony for Little Padres Park at Damato Field

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Little Padres Park in Tierrasanta is ready for kids to play ball, thanks to some much-needed upgrades.

Padres pitcher Cory Leubke joined Murphy Canyon little leager Luke and the San Diego Bank of America president to throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the re-dedication ceremony.

Upgrades to the field include a new pitcher's mound, new signage, fresh coats of paint and a helmet and bat rack.

"Baseball parks are really the centerpieces of our community, throughout the entire country, places for families to enjoy their time together playing America's favorite past-time and cultivating lifelong friendships," Bank of America San Diego Market President Rick Bregman said.

Updates to the Twin Hills Little League and San Diego American Little League fields will be done next year.

  • <div style="font-weight:bolder;font-size:22px;">SPORTS <a href ="/Global/category.asp?C=149655" style="font-size:12px;padding-left:220px;">more sports &raquo;</a></div>SportsMore>>

  • Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them. 
    Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's... 
  • Franklin Morales helps Rockies beat Padres 3-1

    Franklin Morales helps Rockies beat Padres 3-1

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:20:46 GMT
    The Colorado Rockies got another unexpected outing from a starting pitcher who had been relegated to the bullpen. 
    The Colorado Rockies got another unexpected outing from a starting pitcher who had been relegated to the bullpen. 
  • Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:41:05 GMT
    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. 
    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.