The Boston Scholar Athletes all-star baseball game is set to be played at Harvard University’s O’Donnell Field tomorrow at 4 p.m.
The city league all-stars were originally going to play at Fenway Park on June 14, but inclement weather caused the game to be postponed.
“Playing at Fenway Park is a different opportunity for the kids,” said English coach Ricardo Figueroa. “To go and play at Harvard is not the same opportunity but it’s going to be fun anyways.”
Figueroa was this season’s Boston City League Coach of the Year, and he will coach the Blue Team.
The game has been held at Harvard three out of the last four years. It was moved from Fenway as a result of inclement weather in 2009, too.
With the game being played at Fenway last year, the BSA and Boston Center for Youth & Families were hoping to make it two years in a row at the historic ballpark.
“In years to come, we hope to have the game there again one day, but with that being said, we’re very excited to be hosting the game at our best-in-class partner Harvard University,” said BSA director Rebekah Splaine.
Regardless of the venue, honoring of the city’s all-stars remains the goal.
“Either way, they are all-stars,” Figueroa said. “You've got to do what you've got to do, no matter where the game is going to be.”
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