Former Red Sox Pitcher Bill “The Spaceman” Lee will Speak Jan. 28th at the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet

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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.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Manager, Clint Hurdle, Delivers Keynote Speech for the 39th annual ODU Baseball Banquet on Friday night

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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

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Former MLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez to Sign Autographs at Steiner Sports Jan. 31st

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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.

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Emmitt Smith to Deliver Keynote Speech at 2016 Medical Foundation Benefit in Salem

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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.

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Former Yankees Outfielder Johnny Damon to Sign Autographs at Steiner Sports Dec. 12th

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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.

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Folk Singer Judy Collins Named Keynote Speaker for 2016 Folk Alliance Conference

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KANSAS CITY, MO – Legendary folk singer Judy Collins has been named the keynote speaker for the 28th annual Folk Alliance Conference. The FAI also announced the artist showcase lineup for the conference, held Feb. 17-21 at the Westin Hotel at Crown Center.

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Marty Brennaman Serves as Keynote Speaker at Fearless Frontline Leader Awards

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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.

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Al Hrabosky Named Guest Speaker at Perry County Humanitarian Award Dinner

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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.

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Former NFL RB Eddie George Lands Broadway Role as Billy Flynn in Chicago

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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.

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Olympic Gold Wrestler Dan Gable Signs Autographs at Iowa Preseason Nationals

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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.

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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.”

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