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Tressel to throw out first pitch at Scrappers game

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NILES, Ohio -

Before he signed a contract to become president of Youngstown State University, the name Jim Tressel was primarily  associated with the gridiron.

But this week the former YSU and Ohio State football coach will be on a baseball diamond.

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers have announced that Tressel will be throwing a ceremonial first pitch at the Scrappers game on Tuesday night. Tressel will be in attendance as a part of YSU Alumni Night with the Scrappers. 

In addition, the the first 500 fans will receive a tee shirt featuring a co-branded Youngstown Pride design, courtesy of Launch Local Inc. and New Dawn Design.

Gates open at 6:00 p.m. with the game time set for 7:05 p.m.


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