Robert Hight special Dodger event summary

HIGHT BRINGS HEAT PRIOR TO DODGERS GAME YORBA LINDA, CA (July 31, 2008) --- NHRA Funny Car driver Robert Hight made the most out of his opportunity to get the big league experience last night prior to the Los Angeles Dodgers game. Hight threw...

HIGHT BRINGS HEAT PRIOR TO DODGERS GAME

YORBA LINDA, CA (July 31, 2008) --- NHRA Funny Car driver Robert Hight made the most out of his opportunity to get the big league experience last night prior to the Los Angeles Dodgers game. Hight threw out the ceremonial first pitch to Automobile Club of Southern California representative Jeff Prokop and soaked up the on-field atmosphere prior to the first official pitch.

"I threw it right down Broadway. It was an awesome experience. As a life long Dodgers fan it doesn't get much better than being able to throw out the first pitch at a game that the Dodgers eventually go on to win in a shutout," said Hight.

After the on-field activities were concluded Hight retired not to the dugout but to a suite where he was joined by Auto Club representatives, John Force Racing employees and his family, wife Adria and daughter Autumn. During the game, which the Dodgers won 4-0 over intra-state rivals San Francisco Giants, Hight and his guests were joined by Dodger greats Ron Cey, "Sweet" Lou Johnson and Ken Landreaux.

-credit: jfr

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Drivers John Force , Robert Hight