Magic Johnson To Throw 1st Pitch At Gastonia Honey Hunters Home Opener

GASTONIA, N.C. — The Gastonia Honey Hunters will kick off its opening weekend with honorary guest Magic Johnson throwing the first pitch on Thursday, May 27th.

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Officials say the Honey Hunters, the newest team in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, will host their opening weekend beginning at 6 p.m. at CaroMont Health Park in Gastonia.

The team, led by Team Manager Mauro “goose” Gozzo, will take on the Lancaster Barnstormers during Thursday night’s baseball game.

Officials say the first pitch with Magic Johnson will be at 6:50 p.m.