Braden Honored By City Of Stockton, Ports
Braden gave a pre-game speech.
Braden gave a pre-game speech.
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Posted May 23, 2010


On Saturday, May 22, the City of Stockton and the Stockton Ports teamed up to honor native son Dallas Braden, who fired a perfect game for the Oakland A's on Mother's Day. James Venes has photos from the pre-game ceremony inside...

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Dallas Braden and his grandmother, Peggy Lindsey, chat before the pre-game ceremony.
Braden signs autographs, including copies of his SI cover, for fans before the game.
Ports' broadcaster Zack Bayrouty speaks while Braden and Ports' GM Pat Fillipone look on.
Braden received a key to the City of Stockton from the city's mayor.
Braden fires the ceremonial first pitch from the same mound he competed as a minor leaguer.

Dallas Braden and his grandmother, Peggy Lindsey, chat before the pre-game ceremony.
Braden signs autographs, including copies of his SI cover, for fans before the game.
Ports' broadcaster Zack Bayrouty speaks while Braden and Ports' GM Pat Fillipone look on.
Braden received a key to the City of Stockton from the city's mayor.
Braden fires the ceremonial first pitch from the same mound he competed as a minor leaguer.

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Dallas Braden and his grandmother, Peggy Lindsey, chat before the pre-game ceremony. Braden signs autographs, including copies of his SI cover, for fans before the game. Ports' broadcaster Zack Bayrouty speaks while Braden and Ports' GM Pat Fillipone look on. Braden received a key to the City of Stockton from the city's mayor. Braden fires the ceremonial first pitch from the same mound he competed as a minor leaguer.



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