A Grand Slam for Garcia: Celebrating Jerry's 81st Birthday in the Ballpark

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Thursday, July 13, 2023

Continuing a cherished tradition with Major League Baseball, we are excited to announce the return of Jerry Garcia Day, a celebration taking place in four of the country's premier baseball parks: Yankee Stadium in New York, Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Fenway Park in Boston, and the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland. This year, we commemorate what would have been the 81st birthday of Jerry Garcia. In honoring his memory, we once again unite music, sport, and community, reflecting the harmonious spirit Jerry Garcia so profoundly represented.

In addition to offering an unforgettable night of baseball and music, the event is focused on making a meaningful societal contribution. A portion of the proceeds from Jerry Garcia Day will benefit the Rex Foundation, a charitable organization founded by members of the Grateful Dead and friends. The Rex Foundation's mission is to support creative endeavors in arts, sciences, and education within communities.

The celebration of Jerry Garcia Day will commence with pre-game festivities, including performances by local artists, to honor and celebrate Garcia's life and musical legacy.

Fans from across the nation are invited to join in this special event, commemorating Garcia's enduring influence and supporting the vital work of the Rex Foundation. Jerry Garcia Day delivers a harmonious blend of nostalgia, community spirit, music, and baseball, representing the communal joy that Garcia's music has inspired for generations.

We welcome everyone to join us for a night of community, music, and baseball, all in support of a significant cause. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the official websites of the participating baseball teams.

🌹Play ball and let there be songs to fill the air 🌹