Former Boston Red Sox pitching great Bill “The Spaceman” Lee will speak Jan. 28h at the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame banquet. “Spaceman” first came to Western Mass. in April of 1969, when he was assigned to the Pittsfield Red Sox, then Boston’s affiliate in the Class AA Eastern League. He was 22 years old, in his second pro season after signing with the Red Sox out of the University of Southern California. Over 10 starts for the Pittsox, he went 6-2, then was promoted to the big leagues in June, there to remain for 14 seasons.
Former Red Sox Pitcher Bill “The Spaceman” Lee will Speak Jan. 28th at the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet
Pittsburgh Pirates Manager, Clint Hurdle, Delivers Keynote Speech for the 39th annual ODU Baseball Banquet on Friday night
Pittsburgh Pirates manager, Clint Hurdle, was the keynote speaker for the 39th annual ODU Baseball Banquet on Friday night. Clint has been Pirate’s manager for the past five years and have taken the Pirates to the playoffs three times. Hurdle was the National League Manager of the Year in 2013. Source: ABC 12 News Now
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — Former MLB first baseman, Keith Hernandez, is scheduled to appear on Sunday Jan. 31, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm to meet and greet fans. The World Series champ will sign autographs and memorabilia at the Steiner Sports Store located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY. For more information, click here.
SALEM, OR. — Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech on April 8, 2016 for the 2016 benefit for the Medical Foundation of Marion & Polk Counties in Salem. Past speakers have included Robin Roberts, former South African President F.W. de Klerk and Olympic speed skater Apolo Ohno to name a few.
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — Former Yankees outfielder, Johnny Damon, is scheduled to appear on Saturday Dec. 12, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm to meet and greet fans. The World Series champ will sign autographs and memorabilia at the Steiner Sports Store located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY. For more information, click here.
CINCINNATI, OHIO — Legendary Cincinnati Reds Sportcaster Marty Brennaman was the keynote speaker at the Fearless Frontline Leader Awards celebration held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Great American Ball Park. Honorees from the manufacturing industry were recognized for their demonstration of excellence, empathy, respect, and humility both at work and at home. Source” PR Web.
PERRYVILLE. MO — Former Cardinal’s pitcher Al Hrabosky aka “The Mad Hungarian” was the guest speaker on Nov 4 at the Inaugural Community Foundation Humanitarian Award Dinner. The evening began with cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m., and words from Hrabosky at 7 p.m., followed by an award presentation at 7:45 p.m. Source: Perryville News.
NEW YORK — Former NFL running back Eddie George is about to step onto a whole new stage: Broadway. George will be performing in a seven-week stint of the Broadway musical Chicago, playing the role of lawyer Billy Flynn. George will make his Broadway debut on Jan. 11. Source: Bleacher Report.
WATERLOO, IA. — Wrestling legends Dan Gable and Kyven Gadson, joined forces on Friday, Oct. 23 at for a special autograph signing during USA Wrestling’s Preseason Nationals. Gable and Gadson, who both wrestled for Waterloo high schools and for Iowa State, signed autographs at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum, 303 Jefferson St., in Waterloo, Iowa, Gadson was an NCAA wrestling champion in 2015 while Gable was an NCAA wrestling champion in 1968 and 1969. Both signed autographs at Preseason Nationals.
Their appearance is in conjunction with USA Wrestling’s Preseason Nationals, being held at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Oct. 24-25. “Having two individual NCAA champions from Waterloo come together for an autograph signing is a historic day for wrestling,” said Kyle Klingman, director of the Gable Museum. “This is special for everyone involved.”