By Ashley Mackin
The boys of La Jolla High’s Vikings baseball team will be hitting the field at 1 p.m. Friday, April 19 against Point Loma High School — oh, and the field will be the San Diego Padres’ PETCO Park.
In a partnership between San Diego CIF and the Padres, 12 San Diego teams will play on the major league diamond (where a Babe Ruth “Called Shot” pose is all but guaranteed).
“It’s a real generous gesture on the part of the Padres to reach out to local high school athletes and athletic departments and give them a chance to play on a Major League Baseball diamond,” said San Diego CIF representative...
A baseball umpire trainee runs toward first base to get into position to make a call during an instructional camp session at Compton Community College. The umpire camp is operated by Major League Baseball and includes on-field and classroom instruction.