Longtime major league pitcher, Davis graduate and Yakima Valley College alum Todd Stottlemyre will be part of this weekend’s 14th annual Parker Youth & Sports Foundation’s Legends Reunion and High Hopes Golf Tournament.
Stottlemyre, the son of former Yankees great and successful pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre Sr. — who died this past winter — and younger brother of Miami Marlins pitching coach (and former Mariners coach) Mel Stottlemyre Jr., will speak at Friday’s Legends Reunion at the Howard Johnson Plaza in downtown Yakima.
Friday’s Legends Reunion also will feature longtime Eisenhower cross country and track coach Phil English and NWAC Hall of Famer Phil Hinrichs, who was a star pitcher for YVC in the mid-1970s.
Hinrichs will be the Honorary Chairman for Saturday’s Golf Tournament, and 10 members of the 1976 conference championship YVC baseball team — for which Hinrichs was the ace — also are scheduled be in attendance.
Todd Stottlemyre pitched 15 seasons in the majors for five different teams and won two World Series championship in the 1990s with the Toronto Blue Jays.
He compiled a 138-121 record with a 4.28 earned-run average and strick out 1,587 batters.
Mel Stottlemyre Sr. also will be recognized for his support of the Parker Youth & Sports Foundation.
Tickets for Friday’s event are $30 with a table of eight costing $200.
The High Hopes Golf Tournament will start at 8 a.m. Saturday at Apple Tree Golf Course. Individual entry fees are $125 or $500 for a team of four.
For more information, call the Parker Youth & Sports Foundation office at 509-966-5877.