Baseball has long been a popular sport here in Laredo and the name most associated with the game is the Tecos. Now the teams from both sides of the Rio Grande are coming together to face off in a sister cities match up in late September. The Lemurs will play host to the Tecos on September 26th as the capper of a multi-day event with a number of different activities. Officials from both clubs were on hand today at Uni-Trade stadium to make the announcement this afternoon and they are excited to bring this exhibition game to the baseball fans of Laredo.
In addition to the game on the 26th there will be a city versus city softball game on the 25th along with a home run derby that night. A friendly bet was made this afternoon with the losing sides mayor having to shave off their mustache.