Hall of Fame Pitcher Fergie Jenkins to fly by ?The Duck Pond?
Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins will be in attendance at the Mallards first ever exhibition game on Wed. June 5th at 6:05. The Mallards play the Wisconsin Woodchucks & the Mallards Public Address Announcer will be on the field interviewing the 2002 Mallards throughout the game giving fans a great opportunity to get to know the team.
The charismatic Jenkins pitched most of his career with the Chicago Cubs, but also spent time with Philadelphia, Texas, & Boston during his 19 year career. Jenkins was also a member of the Harlem Globetrotters for three years (67-69), & has been spending a lot of time working with charity groups throughout the country (check www.fergiejenkinscharities.com for more info.) A 1991 inductee into Cooperstown, Jenkins won the Cy Young in 1971, and won over 20 games in six consecutive seasons (67-72.)
Years WL% W L G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA
19 .557 284 226 664 594 267 49 7 4500.3 4142 1669 484 997 3192 3.34
The Mallards regular season home opener is Sat. June 8th at 7:05 with a huge fireworks show after the game. Season tickets are available at the Mallards office right now, and single game tickets go on sale Sat. May 18 at 10:00 at Warner Park.