In a night of celebration for the entire Richmond community, MVP Jacob Heyward and representatives of the hometown Flying Squirrels pushed the Western Division to a 5-0 win in the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game presented by Genworth on Wednesday night at The Diamond.
The Richmond Flying Squirrels, in conjunction with the Eastern League of Professional Baseball, announced the rosters on Monday for the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game, which will take place at The Diamond on July 10th.
A crowd of several thousand onlookers gathered at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture Saturday morning for the official unveiling of Arthur Ashe Boulevard. Here are some photos and video from the ceremony.
In addition to an official sign unveiling to re-name the roughly 2.5-mile Boulevard in honor of the late tennis champion, the celebratory events will re-introduce Ashe’s inspiring life story to Richmond and offer a variety of family-friendly events.