Take me out to the ballgame! Lockhart Little League swings into action on Saturday


Nothing says spring like baseball, and nothing is more true to the American pastime than dozens of youngsters taking the field to run the bases. On Saturday, Lockhart will come alive with its love of baseball as Lockhart Little League breaks open the spring season with a full day of Opening Day ceremonies.

Baseball and softball fans are invited to gather on the Square beginn

ing around 8:30 a.m. for the Opening Day Parade, in which all of Lockhart’s Little League teams will line up. for the trek from San Antonio Street to the Lockhart Little League Complex on Carver Street for introductions, dedications and a day of baseball.

The parade begins at 8:45 a.m., and is expected to reach the Complex by 9:30 a.m.

A variety of special guests will participate in a 30 minute ceremony introducing Lockhart Little League’s board members, sponsors and community partners and then… let the games begin.

Opening Day schedules are as follows:

Memorial Field

10 – 11:05 a.m.: T-ball

Cubs vs. White Sox

11:10 a.m. – noon: T-ball

Raptors vs. Red Sox

12:15  – 1:30 p.m.: Girls’ Minor League

Rangers vs. Red Sox

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.: Girls’ Coach Pitch

Yankees vs. Rangers

3 – 4:15 p.m.: Girls’ Minor League

Red Sox vs. Yankees

Legion Field

10 – 11:05 a.m.: T-ball

Phillies vs. Rockhounds

11:15 a.m. – noon: Girls’ Coach Pitch

Rangers vs. Dodgers

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.: T-ball

Express vs. Braves

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.: T-ball

Mets vs. Rangers

2:30 – 3:45 p.m.: Girls’ Major League

Pirates vs. White Sox

4 – 5:15 p.m.: Girls’ Major League

Pirates vs. Rangers

Merchants Field

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Boys’ Minor League

Red Sox vs. Yankees

Noon  – 1:45 p.m.

Boys’ Major League

Cubs vs. Rangers

2 – 3:05 p.m.

Boys’ Coach Pitch

White Sox vs. Angels

3:15 – 5 p.m.

Boys’ Major League  Phillies vs. Astros

Citizens Field

10 – 11:05 a.m.

Boys’ Coach Pitch

Indians vs. Red Sox

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Boys’ Minor League – Phillies vs. Rangers

1:15 – 2:20 p.m.

Boys’ Coach Pitch

Tigers vs. Rangers

2:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Boys’ Major League

Yankees vs. Cubs

All games are scheduled as Exhibition games and will not count toward the teams’ season records.


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