ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Angels will honor the late John Altobelli and the rest of the victims of a January helicopter crash.

In a Facebook post, the team announced it would wear Orange Coast College hats for the opening split squad games of Cactus League play Feb. 22.

The 56-year-old Altobelli, his wife Keri and their 13-year-old daughter Alyssa all died when the helicopter they were riding in crashed while headed from Santa Ana to Camarillo for a travel basketball game.

Altobelli was a longtime coach of the OCC baseball team — the stadium they play in lovingly referred to as “The House That Alto Built.”

It was previously announced that a public memorial for the Altobelli family would be held Monday, Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

Multiple vigils have been held in honor of the family since the tragic crash.


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