Freddy Sanchez, who starred for the Burbank High and Glendale Community College baseball team, will be honored Jan. 12 at two events. Sanchez, who won the National League batting title last season while starring for the Pittsburgh Pirates, will have his Burbank jersey retired and the city of Burbank will proclaim "Freddy Sanchez Day" at a ceremony at the Burbank High baseball field at 3 p.m. A banquet in his honor will follow at 6:30 p.m. at The Castaway restaurant in Burbank.
The field ceremony is free. Tickets to the banquet are $50. Special table options are also available.
For more information, call 241-2940 or 455-1895.