Hertz And The RedHawks Honor Legendary Ball Player, Reverend William 'Bill' Greason
PARK RIDGE, N.J.
Who: The Reverend William 'Bill' Greason
The Hertz Corporation
The Oklahoma City RedHawks
Mustang City Resident and Host Mark House
What: Evening honoring the 60th Anniversary of Reverend William 'Bill' Greason, Oklahoma's color barrier breaking ball player and former Oklahoma City Indians baseball pitcher. To celebrate, the RedHawks are opening their doors to Reverend Greason with the Reverend throwing the first pitch, followed by an autograph night at the park.
When: Thursday evening, August 30, 2012 @ 7:05 pm
Where: Oklahoma City's Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
Interview and Photos with Reverend William "Bill" Greason
Interview with Hertz representative, Senior Vice President, Don Serup
Interview with RedHawks President and General Manager, Michael Byrnes
Interview with Mustang City Resident and Host Mark House
Why: Part of the Hertz Grand Slam Mission, combining youth, teamwork, and education in an initiative to provide opportunities for coaches and student-athletes in the Oklahoma City area and to honor the 60th anniversary of Rev. Greason's tenure with the Indians when he broke the professional sports color barrier in Oklahoma.
Join Hertz and the RedHawks on Thursday, August 30 to see Rev. Greason throw the first pitch and sign autographs during the game. Interview requests can be made through the RedHawks media department. First pitch against the Albuquerque Isotopes is slated for 7:05 p.m.
Hertz, the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operates from approximately 8,650 locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 119 major airports in Europe. Hertz is an inaugural member of Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards Hall of Fame, was named by the magazine's readers' as the Best Car Rental Agency, and was voted the Best Overall Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2012/13 U.S. Car Rental Survey. Products such as Hertz Gold Choice, NeverLost(r), and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, set Hertz. Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Hertz On Demand car sharing, and owns a leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment Services.
/PRNewswire -- Aug. 30, 2012/
SOURCE The Hertz Corporation