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DATE:  September 2, 2005
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Melissa Goonan, Public Affairs Manager, (361) 825-2337 or cell (361) 813-6409

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WHAT:    Dr. Flavius Killebrew to Throw out First Pitch at the Corpus Christi Hooks Baseball Game against the San Antonio Missions

WHEN:   Saturday, Sept. 3 at 7:05 p.m.

WHERE:  Whataburger Field

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi President Dr. Flavius Killebrew to Throw First Pitch at Hooks Baseball Game

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will kick off a week of Presidential Inauguration festivities when Dr. Flavius Killebrew throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Corpus Christi Hooks baseball game against the San Antonio Missions on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 7:05 p.m. at Whataburger Field.

The highlight of the week-long festivities will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10 when Dr. Killebrew is formally invested as President of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in a ceremony at the Performing Arts Center followed by an Inaugural Ball that evening in the University Center. Dr. Killebrew became the 10th president of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on January 6, 2005.