The vibes were a little more special than usual Tuesday night at Simmons Field.
People have a good time at Kingfish games. But they are serious sometimes, too.
It was the Strike Out Cancer benefit, and proceeds from Tuesday’s game went toward breast cancer research.
After the game, a 7-5 victory from the good guys, Kingfish General Manager Ryan Goralski said last year they celebrated a different form of cancer, and this year’s breast cancer game meant a lot to the entire organization.
“We did ribbons and a nice shirt that says “Strike Out Cancer,” Goralski said. “All proceeds go to Aurora’s Breast Cancer Foundation. And we let the players honor somebody. We had a wall, where people wrote names of loved ones affected by cancer. It was pretty cool.”
“We had a couple people throw out the first pitch, Julie Fanning, a breast cancer survivor, and Michelle Jenowin, who …