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Thoroughbred League All-Star Game Set For Friday

Although the new Thoroughbred League has not gone as smoothly as planned, the league is still up and running.

On Friday July 14th, the league will be holding their first Homerun Derby and All-Star game at the Eagle Sports Complex in Nicholasville, KY.

The Homerun Derby will take place at 4:45pm with the All-Star game starting shortly after at 7:05pm.

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There will be two All-Star teams made up of members from all six teams in the Thoroughbred League.

The two teams will be the Red All-Star team, managed by Scott Nathanson (manager of the Mustangs) and the Blue All-Star team, managed by Sandy DeLeon (manager of the Stallions).

Congratulations to all of the Thoroughbred League All-Stars!

Red All-Star team roster:

Joe Jones
Connor Kelly
Justin Lemanski
Brian Bilello
Chris Allen
Bryan Hoover
Jonathan Piniero
Nicholas Jewett
Brandon Cooksey
Jacob Fabry
Eric Gutierrez
Robbie Ingram
Michael Sanchez
Ryan Dickt
Gerardo Torres
Jeremy Delgado
Nicholas Marigny
Collin Carroll
Sheehan Planas-Arteaga
Ryan Adams
Jose Fernandez
Tony Holt
Elijah Briseno
Jamiel Orozco
James Wong
Omar Llapur
Ryan Cooper
Franklin Romero
Alex Kinch
Kyle Richards

Blue All-Star team roster:

Ricky Martinez
Yuki Maeda
Maximo Rivera
Josue Herrera
Andre Solomon
Henry Blanco
Harold Rosario
Bryan Ferguson
Angel Mejia
Augustin Septimo
Jameson McGrane
Gio Abreau
Robert Peck
Ray Lanners
Cory Slater
Herny Blanco
Danny Arroyo
Dylan Sprague
Yuya Kasahara
Tom Nagy
Ryan Santhon
Evin Lynch
Nick Bozman
Aaron Marshall
Josh Wong
Andres Coll
Josh Wong
Blake Lishka
Brandon Turner
James Dockery
Bud Morton

I know this hasn’t all gone as planned, and it has been a bit of a rough ride for you guys… but you are all very deserving of the All-Star honor!

Alternative Baseball All-Star Game Update

Last month, we reported on the upcoming All-Star game with the Alternative Baseball Organization (ABO) and many professional baseball players from around the country. 

The game, which is scheduled to take place next month on November 12th, has been getting a lot of attention throughout the baseball world as well as among many special needs advocates and organizations.

There will be a live stream of the game thanks to Steve Major Sports. A live stream link will be available as the event gets closer.

Timothy Miller, tenor singer famous for singing the “Star Spangled Banner” and “God Bless America” for the Braves and Falcons, has signed on to make an appearance to sing “God Bless America” at the game.

And 1957 World Series Champion Taylor T-Bone Phillips will be throwing ceremonial first pitch as well.

The rosters for the game have also been decided:

BWB (Baseball Without Borders)
T.L. (Autism, ABO)
Kendall Abbott (ABO)
Demetrius Banks (Sioux Falls Canaries)
David Collings (University of West Georgia 2008)
Craig Maddox (Braves system; New Britain Bees)
Spencer Patterson (Autism, ABO)
Steven Moffitt (Down Syndrome, ABO)
Kenny Graham, Jr. (Dominican Professional Baseball/Milwaukee Brewers Spring Training 2017)
Walter Smith (ABO)
Alex Huber (Down Syndrome, ABO)
Temar Hudson (Yankees system, McAllen Thunder)
Tim Battle (3rd Round Draft Pick Yankees Prospect, Kochi Fighting Dogs)
Phill Bates (Joliet Slammers)
Marsalis Holloway (Royals system)
Stantrel Smith (Angels system, York Revolution (2014)

ABO (Alternative Baseball Organization)
Travis Rush (2001 Pirates prospect, played Independent ball with “Americus Arrows” in 2002 in the short-lived Southeastern League)
Brian Haggard (Autism, ABO)
Taylor C. Duncan (Autism, ABO, Director)
Kamalahasan (Cricket player)
Ross Ruda (Autism, ABO)
Bryan Hoover (“38-year old rookie“)
Manny Young (Autism, ABO)
Zack Blonder (Utica Unicorns, USPBL)
Brian Barton (Former Cardinal/Brave)
Rashad Brown (Current Detroit Tigers prospect)
Malcolm Washington (Autism, ABO)
Parris Austin (Mets system; Santa Fe Fuego (2012))
Stephen Thrash (Autism, ABO)
Josh Wright (River City Rascals)
Tyler Wilson (Ottawa Champions)
Kenny Camp (Deutschland)

There will be players representing 7 independent baseball leagues (Atlantic, American Association, Frontier, Can-Am, USPBL, Pecos and the Empire League) as well as current and former affiliated players.

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