So as part as the “Good Times…Every Time” promotion, the Long Island Ducks will be honoring their past this season by retiring the first two numbers in team history.
Both Justin Davies and Ray Navrette were the stars of the Ducks for two different eras. Davies represents the Ducks early years, while Navrette was the later face of the franchise.
“It was time to honor a few of our players,” said Ducks owner Frank Bolton.
So on June 19th, Davies will have his number 4 raised to the proverbial rafters, while Navrette will have his 16 immortalized on August 22nd.
Davies hit .273 in six seasons as a Duck from 2000-2005. He was the heart and soul of the 2004 championship team. After he retired he entered law enforcement down in South Carolina.
Navrette played from 2006-2013 in Long Island after a year in Somerset. He hit .284 with 143 homers and 578 RBI in nine Atlantic League seasons. He was a member of the 2012 and 2013 champions. After he retired, he founded Digmi, a clothing company.
Throughout the season the Ducks will be having promotions every night, including tonight’s pin night for Davies and one for Navrette.