Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tom Rice Throws First Pitch at Padres Game

Just weeks after jumping out of a plane and parachuting to the beach near The Del, Coronado’s favorite centenarian, Tom Rice, World War II US Army Veteran, threw out the Ceremonial First Pitch at the Padres game against Houston on Sunday afternoon. The Military Appreciation Day theme was Salute to Veterans presented by USAA. Watch the video recap here:

For Tom’s bucket-list 100th birthday jump, see here.





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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.” Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to:
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