The 2011 Dante Benedetti Baseball Classic
- Updated: March 4, 2011
Save the Date: March 15th, 2011
6th Annual Dante Benedetti Baseball Classic
The Dante Benedetti Baseball Classic will be held at AT&T Park on March 15th, 2011 and will feature the U.S.F. Dons vs. San Jose State. Game time is 12:20 PM preceding the Bruce-Mahoney game between Sacred Heart Cathedral and St. Ignatius which begins at ~3:30PM.
The Dante Benedetti Baseball Classic is about preserving the 40 year legacy that Dante Benedetti left the University of San Francisco and the San Francisco community. Simply put, helping kids through the game of baseball.
The Bruce-Mahoney Memorial Trophy
St. Ignatius College Preparatory and Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory are the participants in the oldest high school athletic rivalry west of the Mississippi River. The Bruce-Mahoney Memorial Trophy is symbolic of the rivalry. Established in 1947, it is awarded to the school which is victorious in league competition in two out of the three major sports each year: football, basketball, and baseball.
The Trophy is named in honor of Bill Bruce (S.I. 1935) and Jerry Mahoney (S.H. 1944), representing the graduates of St. Ignatius and of Sacred Heart who gave their lives for their country in World War II.
This ancient rivalry continues with the inclusion of the Bruce-Mahoney baseball game in The Dante Benedetti Baseball Classic.
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