CONTACT: CRAIG JARVIE
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: April 7, 2000
MEDIA ADVISORY: Patient throws first pitch at 'Miracle Game'
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Matthew Kemmerer, a patient from the Children's Hospital
of Iowa, will throw out the honorary first pitch at the University of Iowa
men's baseball double-header against Purdue this Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m.
Matthew is a junior at Prairie High School, an active member of the Youth
Advisory Council of the Children's Hospital of Iowa and a "huge"
The Big 10 home opener for the Hawkeyes has been named the "Miracle
Game," with proceeds benefiting the Children's Miracle Network. Game
time is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Hawkeye Baseball Complex, located at the
intersection of Hawkins Drive and Elliot Drive. For assistance in covering
this event, please contact Craig Jarvie with University of Iowa Health Care