A big part of the Otters coaching staff stepped to the plate for the final time Sunday.
74-year-old Charles Boots Day has been a part of the Otters coaching staff over the last 30-years and has been involved in professional baseball for more than 55 years.
Sunday he officially retired on the field with all the current players recognizing his legacy and contributions made to the team.
As part of the retirement ceremony, Boots Day was in the starting lineup, batting lead-off as the designated hitter.
Prior to that, it had been 41 years since his last professional at-bat.
The Evansville franchise will begin Frontier League post-season play in the coming days.