SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants will observe a moment of silence to honor a former bat girl lost at sea during a California yacht race.
Alexis Busch of Larkspur is one of four sailors still missing following the wreck of the yacht Low Speed Chase near the Farallon Islands on Saturday.
Giants president and CEO Larry Baer said Monday that Busch was Major League Baseball's first bat girl and held the position with the team for several seasons.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/HPge9v) that Busch was the first person to greet Barry Bonds after he rounded the bases when he hit his 500th home run in 2001.
Busch's father Corey Busch was a longtime executive with the team. The Giants will observe the moment of silence before Monday night's home game.
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