Vince Carter Coming to Daytona

[Daytona Beach, FL] This Saturday, July 15, the Cubs will welcome NBA All-Star and local product, Vince Carter, to Jackie Robinson Ballpark.                        

The Mainland High School alum will be signing autographs on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. prior to the Daytona Cubs and Palm Beach Cardinals evening contest slated to begin at 7:05 p.m. The Cubs will also be holding a silent auction to benefit the Embassy of Hope with numerous great items including: signed pieces of the old Mainland Gym floor and an autographed LeBron James jersey.

Vince Carter is a seven time NBA all-star and he was a first round draft pick of the Toronto Rapters before being traded to the New Jersey Nets two seasons ago. Carter helped lead New Jersey to the 2006 NBA playoffs where the Nets fell to the eventual champions, the Miami Heat. Since leaving for the University of North Carolina and now the NBA, Carter has continued to show interest in the Daytona Beach and Volusia County area.

For more information or for tickets for Saturday's game, please call (386) 257-3172. Fireworks will follow the Saturday evening contest at "The Jack."

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