Wednesday, July 7, 2010

MudCat Grant 2010

July 2, 2010

Golf tournament set

binghamton Jim "Mudcat" Grant, star baseball pitcher of the 1960s, will be in Binghamton Friday to announce the date for the 2010 Jim "Mudcat" Grant All-Star Golf Tournament.

Presented by Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York and The Black Aces, the tournament benefits the Broome County Urban League, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Binghamton, Catholic Charities of Broome County and the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse.

This year's tournament will take place Sept. 2, at The Links at Hiawatha Landing. The tournament features special guests, including major league baseball players and other athletes. Players this year will include former pitcher Vern Law, boxer Gerry Cooney, Grant and fellow Black Aces Fergie Jenkins, J.R. Richard and Al Downing. Black Aces are African-American pitchers who won 20 or more games in a single season.

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