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Here’s Your Chance to House a Hop

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Have you ever dreamed of being a professional baseball player? Well…here’s your chance to, at least, live with one.

The Hillsboro Hops are searching for families with a spare room or basement to house players during the summer season.

Team President and General Manager K.L. Wombacher tells KXL that host families aren’t paid. But, he says the experience is incredibly rewarding, “Players call them their summer Mom or summer Dad. The relationships do get pretty meaningful.”

If interested, contact the team. A committee will review your situation and make a determination on if it’s a good fit for both the families and the players.

Here is the official press release from the team:

HILLSBORO, OR (May 29, 2019) –The Hillsboro Hops (@HillsboroHops) are looking for host families for the 2019 baseball season.

Host families share their home with a Hops player from June to September. The Hops ask that the host family lives within 10 miles of Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro and that the family has a spare room and bathroom for the player to use.

For more information about becoming a host family and hosting a Hops player for the season, please contact Casey Sawyer at 503-640-7266 or via email at [email protected].

2019 Hillsboro Hops tickets are on sale now at the Hops Box Office at Ron Tonkin Field or online at The Hops home opener is on Friday, June 21st with a fireworks show immediately following the game.

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