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June 9, 2006
Media Advisory - Baseball diamond named for media legend Milt Dunnell
  
The City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division is naming a baseball diamond at Bond Park for media legend, former Sports Editor of the Toronto Star and Sports Columnist extraordinaire, Milt Dunnell. The diamond will now be called Milt Dunnell Field.

There will be an official unveiling ceremony emceed by sports broadcaster Brian Williams, and a Major Mosquito baseball game between the North York All Stars and the Scarborough All Stars to commemorate the event.

One hundred-year-old Milt Dunnell and members of his family; Toronto City Councillor Cliff Jenkins; Toronto Star Publisher Michael Goldbloom; and former President and Chief Operating Officer, Major League Baseball, Paul Beeston are expected to attend the festivities.

This tribute to Milt Dunnell is a joint project between the Toronto Star and Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

Date: Saturday, June 10
Time: Noon
Place: Baseball Diamond number 2, Bond Park, 120 Bond Ave (East off Leslie, North of Lawrence Ave. East)


Media contacts:

Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline
416-560-8726

Heather Armstrong
Vice President
Communications & Philanthropy
Toronto Star
416-869-4620


 

 

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