DAYTON, OH – Major League pitcher and former Sinclair baseball player, Chris Spurling, will be honored with the retirement of his Sinclair jersey at Fifth Third Field on Sunday, April 15. Spurling graduated from Northridge High school in 1995.The ceremony will take place prior to the 12:30 p.m. game against University of Northwestern Ohio Junior Varsity team. The game is a free event, but must have ticket to enter.Tickets can be reserved online at http://www.sinclair.edu/baseball. Gates open at 11:30 a.m.
Spurling graduated from Northridge High School in 1995 where he then went to play for Sinclair. Spurling was drafted out of Sinclair in the 41st round by the New York Yankees in the 1997 amateur draft. Spurling pitched four seasons in the Major Leagues for the Milwaukee Brewers and Detroit Tigers, including earning an American League Championship ring with the Tigers in 2006.Spurling will hold an autograph session at the end of the second inning.
Sinclair’s baseball team is excited to play their first game on Fifth Third Field.In addition to the game, there will be family-friendly games and inflatables for children to enjoy. The famous Dayton Dragons Green Team will be providing live entertainment along with mascots, Heater and Gem.
For more information, contact Lauren Johnson at 937-512-3330 or