JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR.
ADDED TO THE DODGERS ROTATION!
Undefeated No. 1 Middleweight Contender to Throw Out
Ceremonial First Pitch Before Dodgers-Marlins Game
This Sunday! May 29 at 1 P.M. PT at Dodger Stadium
LOS ANGELES (May 26, 2011) – “Now pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers, JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR.” The son of the legend and undefeated No. 1 middleweight contender Chávez Jr. will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers host the Florida Marlins, This Sunday! May 29, at 1 p.m. PT, at Dodger Stadium. Approximately one hour before he takes the mound, Chávez Jr. will also make an appearance at the Viva Los Dodgers festival in Lot 6. Tickets to Sunday’s Dodgers-Marlins game can be purchased at Dodgers.com/Promotions.
Chávez, Jr. (42-0-1, 30 KOs), of Culiacan, México, goes for his first world title next week when he challenges undefeated World Boxing Council middleweight champion Sebastian Zbik (30-0, 10 KOs), Saturday, June 4 at STAPLES Center in the main event of “The Son Also Rises: Zbik vs. Chávez, Jr. World Middleweight Championship.”