Retired Petty Officer 2nd Class Marge Vandestadt, a food service specialist who served for 22 years as a member of the Coast Guard Reserve, Lt. Glenn Goetchius, who recently returned from deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. his daughter, and his wife, Lt. Yamaris Barril, a member of the 9th District prevention division, stand on the field with Skipper, official mascot of the Lake County Captians before throwing out ceremonial first pitches at a Captains game.

Captains salute the Coast Guard during Nautical Day

The ceremonial first pitch is a longstanding baseball tradition, in which a guest of honor throws a ball to mark the end of pregame festivities and the start of the game. Before a Lake County Captains game on Sunday, Cleveland-area […]