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Cubs to host reception on Clemente Day at Wrigley

Cubs to host reception on Clemente Day at Wrigley

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Cubs to host reception on Clemente Day at Wrigley

PITTSBURGH -- The Cubs will host a reception for Hispanic business, civic and community leaders and invite more than 1,000 youth to the Sept. 23 game to celebrate Roberto Clemente Day, part of Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins Sunday.

The youth invited to the game against the Pirates at Wrigley Field will be from Hispanic community groups.

Omar Duque, president of the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before the game as well.

Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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