The four ceremonial "first pitch" honorees, from left, are Jason Benetti, Mary Ann Savage, Cece Coffey and Mike Nickolaou. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
Homewood Baseball and Softball (HBS) opened the 2017 season on Saturday, April 22, in the usual fashion, with a big, candy-filled parade and a ceremony to mark the event and honor several local heroes.
Chicago White Sox announcer and former Homewood resident Jason Benetti introduces the pitchers . . .