July 8, 2008
South Bay area baseball fans will have a chance to see the USA Olympic Baseball team up close and personal on this coming Tues., July 29 when the USA team practices at Schott Stadium on the campus of Santa Clara University from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. The practice is free and open to the public.
Fans may bring items to be signed by the Olympic team at the autograph session immediately following the practice. Fans will be allowed on the field to mingle with USA team coaches and team members during the autograph session.
The team will be arriving at Schott Stadium between 2:30-3:00pm on July 29th. The practice plan will begin with defensive work and then the team will take batting practice.
The USA Baseball Team won the gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. The team is led by former Mets manager Davey Johnson.