Photo: Golden Hills Mustang Club presented equipment to the Mixed Nutts on Super Bowl Sunday.
YOUNTVILLE, California—The Tug McGraw Foundation’s (TMF) all veteran ball team were all smiles as the Golden Hills Mustang Club (GHMC) rolled in to the Veterans Home of California-Yountville with their hot rods for Super Bowl Sunday. The GHMC together with the TMF sponsored the Super Bowl Viewing Party for Veteran Home residents.
Thirty members from the Club served up piping hot pizzas, party snacks and beverages to approximately 130 Home residents as they cheered on their favorite team for the Super Bowl.
Photos: Veteran Mixed Nutts Players John Lew and Bob Biscoff checking out the equipment. A bevy of snacks. Pearl Harbor Survivor, veteran Don Long and Battle of the Bulge veteran, Dan McCabe.
Moments before the coin toss, members of the Golden Hills Mustang, together with their President presented the Mixed Nutts with new sports equipment for their 2019 season.
Jennifer Brusstar, CEO of the Tug McGraw Foundation said, the Golden Hills Mustang Club and their members are an important community partner for our veterans. Corporations, individuals and community sign-up each season to play one game against the Nutts.
“We are extremely grateful for the donation of the sports equipment for the Mixed Nutts, Brusstar said. “ This will give our players access to state-of-the-art safety equipment. We have been in dire need of new helmets for quit sometime.”
Photo: TMF CEO, Jennifer Brusstar and CalVet Music Therapist, Sabrina Raudales
The Tug McGraw Foundation Mixed Nutts Ball Club is an all veteran Vintage Ball Club out of Yountville, CA . Veteran players range in ages from 57 to 93 years young. The Club is patterned after the Yountville Veterans Home Base Ball Club (1814-1824) and plays on the historical Borman Field located at the Veterans Home of California-Yountville.
TMF’s aim is to empower, encourage and support veterans and individuals of all ages who want to explore playing ball, in spite of physical or other challenges.
Photos: Raffle winner, veteran Lorenzo, Mixed Nutts club looking at equipment and veteran resident raffle winner. Click here, to view entire gallery.
A special thank you to the Home's staff Sabrina, Ian, Katherine and to the Heroes Cafe for cooking up the pizzas. Lastly, to the Home member volunteers.
Opening Day for the Mixed Nutts is Tuesday, April 8, 2019 at 4:00pm at Borman Field. Click here, to learn more about the team and view the 2019 season schedule.