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The Travis Roy Foundation and Franciscan Hospital for Children Present the 4th Annual Boston WIFFLE Ball Challenge

WHAT: On Saturday, June 21st, the Travis Roy Foundation and Franciscan Hospital for Children kick-off the summer with the 4th Annual Boston WIFFLE Ball Challenge, held at Boston University’s Nickerson Field. Twenty-four teams will compete in the event including the Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University and Northeastern University men’s hockey teams in the summertime Beanpot Challenge!

The first pitch will be thrown at 8:30am, with the championship game held at approximately 2:00pm. The public is welcome to attend and cheer on their favorite team and meet the local celebrities who will be on hand for coaching and announcing. For more information, please visit:

Travis Roy
Lenny Clarke
Karlson & McKenzie of WZLX

Saturday, June 21, 2014
8:30am – 3:30pm

Boston University’s Nickerson Field
285 Babcock St.
Boston, MA 02215

Media Note: “Summertime Beanpot Challenge” times are as follows:
• Game 1; 8:30am – 9:15am
Harvard University vs. Boston University
• Game 2; 9:35am – 10:20am
Boston College vs. Northeastern University
• Game 3; 10:25am – 11:10am
Boston University vs. Boston College
• Game 4; 11:15am – 12:00pm
Northeastern University vs. Harvard University

About Franciscan Hospital for Children: Franciscan Hospital for Children, located in Boston’s neighborhood of Brighton, is the leading pediatric rehabilitation center in New England. The hospital offers medical, behavioral and educational services for children with complex issues requiring interdisciplinary care. For more information on the hospital visit, find it on Facebook or follow it on Twitter @FranciscanHFC

About the Travis Roy Foundation: The Travis Roy Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the life of spinal cord injured individuals and families by providing adaptive equipment and to finding a cure through increased funding of research, resulting in self-reliance and the ability to be as independent as possible. Find it on Facebook or follow it on Twitter @TRFoundation

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