Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

August 17, 2013

McGonagle to be honored

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Today is George McGonagle “Bobblehead Doll” Night” at Bowen Field. McGonagle, the president of the Bluefield Baseball Club, was designated as “King of Baseball” for his 50-plus years of service during the Baseball Winter Meetings on December. The first 400 fans through the gate will receive a McGonagle “King of Baseball” bobblehead doll sponsored by the Bluefield Daily Telegraph. The first pitch is slated for 6:05 p.m. A ceremony to honor McGonagle will begin at 5:40 p.m., with Minor League Baseball President Pat O’Connor and Appalachian League President Lee Landers making presentations.