Baseball fan and chess player FM Daniel Naroditsky will throw out tonight's ceremonial first pitch to chess amateur and RHP Andrew Brown of the Oakland A's.
World U12 Champion FM Daniel Naroditsky will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at tonight's baseball game between the Oakland A's and the Minnesota Twins. The start time is 7:05pm with the first pitch typically a few minutes prior to that. The game will be televised on CSN-BayAreaPlus and MLB-TV. Tuesday's edition of the San Francisco Chronicle had an interesting article about some A's players, notably pitchers Andrew Brown and Huston Street, who prefer to play chess to relax. Today, they hope challenge the champion to a chess match before the ballgame begins. Go get 'em Danya!