Game 5 of Orange and Blue World Series Postponed
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Game 5 of the Orange and Blue World Series, scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight (Oct. 15), at Davenport Field, has been postponed because of rain. The series will continue at 6 p.m. tomorrow, and the postponed game has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. Monday.
Rain or shine, Virginia will hold a celebration of the 2009 UVa baseball team at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at Davenport Field prior to the start of Game 5 of the Orange and Blue World Series. Virginia will conduct its College World Series and ACC Championship ring ceremony at that time.
There will be a video presentation featuring highlights of the 2009 team’s historic season as part of the celebration. Admission for the evening is free of charge. Free hot dogs and Pepsi will be available for the first 2,000 fans in attendance.
Fans also will be invited on the field after the game to receive autographs from the Cavaliers.
Authentic Virginia old-timers hats will be available to the first 100 fans entering the ballpark for Game 6. The also will be raffle prizes available during the game, including team-signed baseballs, jerseys and 2009 baseball cards.
UVa will hold Youth Baseball Day on Oct. 16 as well. All Little League programs and youth 14 and under are welcome to attend.
At 5:30 p.m., all little leaguers will be welcome to come onto the field and play catch in the outfield, run the bases and meet the Virginia players. Three little leaguers will be chosen to throw out the first pitch, while one will be selected to introduce the lineups for the first inning. Players are encouraged to wear their baseball uniforms.
Orange & Blue World Series
Game 1: Orange 7, Blue 4
Game 2: Orange 9, Blue 2
Game 3: Orange 6, Blue 5 (Orange wins first series, 3-0)
Game 4: Orange 3, Blue 2
Game 5: Friday, October 16, 6 p.m.
Game 6: Monday, October 19, 3 p.m.
Game 7: Tuesday, October 20, 6 p.m.