Mad River Brewery CEO and Yurok Tribal member Linda Cooley will hop on the pitcher’s mound this afternoon to throw the first pitch at today’s Giants game at Oracle Park in San Francisco!
The exciting news comes about a month after Mad River Brewery became the first tribal-owned craft brewery to offer its products at a Major League Baseball stadium. Oracle Park now offers a slew of Mad River’s brews including Historic State Park IPA, Steelhead Extra Pale Ale, and Undammed Huckleberry Hopped Hard Seltzer.
“It’s a proud day as a Yurok tribal member to have this opportunity,” Cooley stated in a Facebook post. “I am deeply thankful to the San Francisco Giants for being inclusive, striving for diversity, and being the change. It’s incredible to have my daughter here watching what hard work and values can bring. Nothing is impossible!”
The San Francisco Giants will play the Miami Marlins at 1:05 p.m.
Previously: Mad River Brewing Inks Deal With San Francisco Giants to Provide Beer to Oracle Park