from the university:
Darryl Strawberry to Speak at First Pitch Celebration
Former Major Leaguer will be guest speaker at Jan. 15 event.
Former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry will be the guest speaker at Mizzou Baseball’s First Pitch Celebration, which is set for Jan. 15 at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event can be purchased for just $20.
During his 17-year career, Strawberry won World Series Championships with the New York Mets (1986) and New York Yankees (1996, 1998 and 1999). An eight-time All-Star, he was the 1983 National League Rookie of the Year and won the Silver Slugger Award twice.
In addition to his time with the Mets (1983-1990) and Yankees (1995-99, Strawberry also played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1991-93) and San Francisco Giants (1994).
The 2010 First Pitch Celebration will include food and drinks, a look back at the history of Mizzou Baseball, as well as a look ahead to the upcoming season. The event will also include one of the most anticipated silent auctions in the Midwest, featuring Collegiate and Professional memorabilia.
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