Skeeters baseball team to honor Maleah Davis by donating ticket proceeds

SUGAR LAND, Texas – Though Maleah Davis was buried Saturday and honored with a memorial service and custom-made casket, the tributes continue.

The Sugar Land Skeeters baseball team will be honoring the 4-year-old at Constellation Field Tuesday evening by donating proceeds from ticket purchases.

Initially, the team had been planning on doing a balloon release ahead of the game, but around 11 p.m. Monday, the team announced the release had been canceled.

Skeeters General Manager Tyler Stamm issued this statement:

“We have confirmed with the event organizers that we will NOT be releasing balloons prior to tomorrow’s game. We will still be honoring Maleah before the game in a different fashion.”

The Skeeters will take on the High Point Rockers at 7:05 p.m. The team will pay tribute to the slain child, whose remains were discovered May 31 near Hope, Arkansas, by donating proceeds from ticket sales to Child Advocates.

Those who want to purchase a ticket can use the promo code "MALEAH."

Tickets can be purchased at or by calling the TDECU Ticket Office at 281-240-HITS.

The Skeeters have elected to cancel their scheduled ballon release in memory of Maleah Davis prior to Tuesday night’s...

Posted by Sugar Land Skeeters on Monday, June 24, 2019

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