Sweet Home Alabama
The Elmira Pioneers announced the signing of two players who played last year for former Pioneers pitcher Dan Head at Alabama Southern CC; David Bishop and Neil Hudson.
Bishop, an outfielder currently at Mississippi State University, hit .429 with 18 HR's (13th in the nation) and 62 RBI's. Hudson, an infielder who will be attending the University of Southern Alabama, hit.442 with 6 HR's and 42 RBI's.
"We expect these guys to be hitting in the middle of our order. They can hit for average, hit for power and Bishop can really run. He led his team in stolen bases as well as HR's." said Head Coach Dan Shwam.
The Pioneers Opening Night is Thursday, June 9 versus the Cooperstown Hawkeyes. There will be a post game Fireworks show, presented by the City of Elmira. "Lucky Fan" Giveaways include the Allegiant Air weekend in Orlando, an HD TV, a DVD player, a MP3 player, restaurant gift certificates and more. we also kick off the Party in the Park Concert Series.
Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Pioneers exclusive retail ticket outlet, Jubilee Foods at 2898 Westinghouse Road, Horseheads.
Contact the Pioneers at 607-734-2690 or visit www.elmirapioneers.com.
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