Ducks Street Team and QuackerJack visit hospitals

(Central Islip, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2013) – On Thursday, February 14, the Ducks Street Team, powered by National Grid, spent the day by delivering hundreds of Valentine’s Day cards and games to the pediatric units at three Long Island hospitals.

PHOTOS: Click here to view a Facebook photo album from the hospital visits

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, North Shore LIJ/Southside Hospital and Stony Brook University Medical Center all received visits from the Ducks family, including Long Island’s favorite mascot, QuackerJack, co-owner/coach Bud Harrelson and manager Kevin Baez. The visits brought smiles to the faces of children and their parents at each location, with many posing for pictures, giving high fives and enjoying some Valentine’s Day cheer.

The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit