February 23, 2024
San Diego Padres proprietor Peter Seidler. File photograph

The Padres unveiled extra particulars Thursday concerning the celebration of life scheduled subsequent month at Petco Park for late proprietor and chairman Peter Seidler.

The March 23 occasion will likely be held at 1 p.m., with broadcaster Don Orsillo serving as grasp of ceremonies.

The celebration, to be attended by present and former Padres gamers, staff and league executives, relations and native dignitaries, will likely be open to followers.

Admission will likely be free, although digital tickets, obtainable beginning Feb. 29, will should be claimed by followers. Parking will likely be free in neighboring Padres-controlled heaps, together with the Lexus Premier Lot, Tailgate Lot and Padres Parkade.

Seidler died Nov. 14 and a collection of tributes have adopted, together with town’s plans to rechristen a road close to the ballpark as “Peter Seidler Manner.”

The staff additionally revealed particulars in regards to the jersey patch honoring Seidler that will likely be worn by gamers all through the 2024 season

The patch options Seidler’s initials “PS” inside a coronary heart. The ciub says Seidler’s kids are behind the idea and that the patches will likely be displayed over gamers’ hearts on the jerseys.

The primary 10,000 followers in attendance on the celebration of life will obtain a jersey patch. Seating will likely be obtainable on a first-come, first-served foundation.

The patch additionally will likely be bought on the Padres Staff Retailer at Petco Park, with proceeds going to charity. They are going to profit the Padres Basis, in addition to the Peter Seidler Legacy Initiatives for underserved communities in San Diego and northern Baja California.

– Metropolis Information Service