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LJYB shines on 60th Opening Day

LJYB shines on 60th Opening Day

By Tom Murphy

La Jolla Youth Baseball

Saturday was a picture-perfect day for LJYB’s 60th Opening Day. For the very first time, all of the brand new Padre uniforms were on display and it was a sight to behold. Hundreds of kids in 20 different uniform styles were checking out the goods on the other teams and it was fun and festive. LJYB President Jim Benham served as Master of Ceremonies for the brief program at noon.

When San Diego Padres President Tom Garfinkel arrived with the Swinging Friar and the Pad Squad, he had a fun surprise for everyone — Cy Young Award winning pitcher Randy Jones was in the house! Between...