Squirrels fans were treated to an extra thrill for the 3rd annual Hot Stove Banquet. Giants icon and current instructor Will Clark spoke in front of a packed house Thursday night at the Siegel Center.
All proceeds from the event benefit the newly-founded Paul Keyes Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in memory of legendary VCU baseball coach Paul Keyes.
Clark was joined by a host of additional baseball luminaries. 2012 EL ERA champ Chris Heston and starter Daryl Maday were joined by former Flying Squirrels' catcher Tommy Joseph, who was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies by the Giants for Hunter Pence. Also former VCU pitchers Cla Meredith and Cody Eppley spoke at the banquet.
As did Minor League President Pat O'Conner, who spoke with community leaders, and said Thursday that he believes it's not a question of "if" a new ballpark will be built in Richmond, but "when".
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