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June 25th to be Tommy John 25’n’25 Night at Bob Warn Field

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – [June 20, 2024] – Terre Haute REX Baseball would like to welcome the legendary Tommy John to Bob Warn Field on Tuesday, June 25th for 25’n’25 Night in his honor! The first 1,000 fans at the gate will receive a commemorative Tommy John baseball giveaway presented by Dorsett Automotive.


Terre Haute Mayor, Brandon Sakbun, will be presenting Tommy John with a key to the city along with a proclamation on the field prior to the game. Mayor Sakbun praised the legendary pitcher by saying, “It is a pleasure to welcome Tommy John back home. His accomplishments and career are an inspiration to athletes across the world. I certainly hope the MLB recognizes that he should be in the Hall of Fame and this city is proud to welcome home another sport legend in 2024!”


The baseball giveaway will feature a picture of former Yankees catcher Thurmon Munson talking with Tommy John during a game in the past. Tommy John has a record 26 seasons in the MLB & has recorded 288 wins with 188 no decisions, another MLB record throughout that may stay in his name for a long time. The theme 25’n’25 will recognize his jersey number 25 & advocating for Tommy to be a 2025 Hall of Fame pick next year.


Executive Director of the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau, Karen Dyer, also spoke highly of Tommy John by saying, “We are thrilled to celebrate our local legends, and Tommy is one of our greatest. Our local legends stand tall and help define our community through their dedication, sacrifice, and service. Leaving behind their legacy and the stories that go with them as part of the unique fabric of this community. Tommy’s legacy is large as one of Terre Haute’s favorite sons!”


This will be a special night welcoming Tommy home once again and recognizing his outstanding career as a professional baseball player. “We were honored to be asked to showcase the nation-wide push advocating Tommy John to finally be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2025. I invite all of Wabash Valley to come show their support for our hometown hero on June 25th at Bob Warn Field” said General Manager Bruce Rosselli.


Baseball fans know Tommy John from the famous elbow surgery that is performed every single day on many kinds of athletes, but this will be a night to recognize his extraordinary baseball career! Through each half inning we will hear special stories and messages from Jim Kaat, Steve Garvey, Pete Rose and Ron Cey to Tommy John!


So, get your tickets now to skip the line and be one of the first 1,000 to get in the gates for our free baseball giveaway! Pregame ceremonies with Tommy John being presented the Key to the City along with a proclamation by Mayor Brandon Sakbun will start at 6:20 PM ET and a first pitch at 6:35 PM. We need the help and support of the Wabash family to show why our local hero deserves to be in Cooperstown, this is the big push from all of us to get Tommy John into the baseball Hall of Fame in 2025! Get your tickets fast & conveniently through TicketSmarter by visiting tickets.rexbaseball.com or clicking here!


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