KVD to throw first pitch

Kevin VanDam will throw the ceremonial first pitch for an Arkansas Travelers doubleheader, Wednesday, June 8.

The Travelers, a Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, will play against North Arkansas at Dickey-Stephens Park. The first pitch is at 5:50 p.m. (CT), and the game begins at 6 p.m. (CT). For ticket information, call the Travelers box office at 501-664-7559.

VanDam is in Little Rock for the Bassmaster Elite Series Diamond Drive on the Arkansas River, June 9-12. VanDam is among 99 of the world’s most talented bass anglers — representing 27 states (including six from Arkansas) and one foreign country — fishing in Little Rock.