Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 5/29/12
Though he has lived in Los Angeles since 1992, Freddie Roach has never been to Dodger Stadium.  But that Ripkenesque 20-year streak comprising over 3,000 games will end tomorrow night when Roach takes the mound to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, at approximately 6:57 p.m. PT, before the Dodgers battle the Milwaukee Brewers. Roach, a five-time Trainer of the Year, and the star of the critically-acclaimed HBO Series "On Freddie Roach," will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on June 10.  He is currently training eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao for his WBO welterweight defense against undefeated world champion Timothy Bradley, Jr. at his Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood.  Pacquiao-Bradley will take place on Saturday June 9 at the MGM Grand and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. Roach’s bigger claim to fame was his four-year Little League career as a star second bas...
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