The 15th Annual Oakland A’s Root Beer Float Day raised $29,189 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. More than $414,000 has been raised throughout the event’s history.
A’s manager Bob Melvin, 12 other current A’s players and coaches, plus David Justice and Biz Markie will serve root beer floats to fans Wednesday evening before the Athletics host the Astros. Root Beer Float Day proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Admission to the event is free with a game ticket. Floats are $2 each, limited-edition signed Bob Melvin mugs are $25 (which include unlimited refills), and unsigned mugs with unlimited refills are $15. Sugar-free floats also will be available. Learn more at athletics.com/rootbeer