B.A.T. (Baseball Assistance Team) To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

B.A.T. (Baseball Assistance Team), a charitable organization formed in 1986 by a group of former Major League Baseball Players to help members of the baseball family who are in need of assistance with no place to turn, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. B.A.T. is hosting the 24 th annual "Going to Bat for B.A.T. Fundraising Dinner" on Tuesday, January 22 nd at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, honoring legendary Baseball Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra.

In honor of the occasion, Steven Garvey, B.A.T. Board Member and Former Major League Baseball Player, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact : Jan Goldman (516) 238-7819 (516) 873-8587 trafficmanjan@verizon.net

NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

*As of January 7, 2013 the Ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx .

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About the Baseball Assistance Team:

B.A.T. was founded in 1986 by former Commissioner Peter Ueberroth, a group of former players and Major League Baseball. The organization is dedicated to assisting members of the Baseball Family through financial grants, healthcare programs and rehabilitative counseling. More than $28 million in grants have been awarded, to date, benefiting more than 3,000 members of the Baseball Family who are in need of assistance. All aid provided by B.A.T. is strictly confidential allowing those in the need to receive help discreetly.

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