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WILMINGTON – Senator Tom Carper will throw the opening pitch to kick off the Blue Rocks home season opener against the Salem Avalanche on Friday, April 15, 2005. The pre-game ceremony will begin at 6:30 pm, during which Senator Carper will welcome the crowd. The first pitch will be at 7:05 pm. During the past 12 years, the Blue Rocks have posted the best winning percentage (.564) of any long-season team in minor league baseball. The 2005 season will feature a new chapter in the history of the franchise as the Wilmington Blue Rocks join forces with their brand new major league affiliate, the 2004 World Champion Boston Red Sox. Friday, April 15, 2005 WHO: Senator Carper WHAT: Throwing of First Pitch at Blue Rocks Season Opener WHEN: Friday, April 15, 2005 6:30 pm Pre-Game Ceremony 7:05 pm First Pitch WHERE: Daniel S. Frawley Stadium 801 South Madison Street Wilmington