Archives for November 2014

Former Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel Named Guest Speaker at Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions

ROANOKE, VA. — Former Cleveland Indians and Philadelphia Phillies manager, Charlie Manuel, has been named the guest speaker at the 24th annual hot stove banquet where five area baseball players and contributors have been selected for induction into the Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame. The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at the Roanoke Civic Center. Source: Roanoke.com.

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Photo shows Charlie Manuel speaking with WEBN-TV Boston in a 2012 interview.

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Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays Named Keynote Speaker at Champion Honors Event

INDIAN WELLS, CA. — Baseball Hall of Famer, Willie Mays, has been named the keynote speaker at the annual Champion Honors Luncheon scheduled to be held on Jan. 14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Indian Wells. The proceeds of the luncheon will benefit the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children. Source: The Desert Sun.

Photo shows Willie Mays speaking about his career in a 2013 interview with Bob Costas.


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Joe Torre Honors Andy Pettitte at Safe at Home Event

NEW YORK — Former Yankees manager, Joe Torre, was joined by MLB greats David Cone, Bernie Williams and John Franco on Nov. 13, 2014 to honor former Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte for the 12th anniversary of the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, which was founded in 2002 by Ali and Joe Torre in response to the impact that domestic violence had on Joe Torre and his family. Its mission is to educate to end the cycle of domestic violence and save lives. Bob Costas was master of ceremonies. Sources: LoHud Yankees Blog and MLB.com.

Photo shows Andy Pettitte with Joe Torre at 12th annual Safe at Home event on Nov. 13, 2014.

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St. Louis Cardinals Great Ozzie Smith Honored With Louisville Slugger 2014 Living Legend Award

LOUISVILLE, KY — St. Louis Cardinals great Ozzie Smith was honored on Friday Nov.14, 2014 with the 2014 Living Legend Award Friday from the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. Source: Fox2Now.com

Photo shows former St; Louis Cardinals shortstop and Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith receiving the 2014 Living Legend Award from Louisville Slugger on November 14, 2014.

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Karl Mecklenburg Reviews Denver Broncos Film with Military at Appreciation Event

DENVER, CO. — Former Bronco’s pro linebacker Karl Mecklenburg, along with former Denver placekicker David Treadwell, sat down with approximately 20 active duty military members and their guests on Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014 for a military appreciation film session in the Broncos’ Fan Cave. Mecklenburg and Treadwell reviewed tape, spoke with fans and answered questions about their playing days and the state of the Broncos. The military appreciation event was hosted by Coca Cola. Source: DenverBroncos.com. ... Read More

Archie Manning Named Keynote Speaker at Southern Exposure

ORLANDO, FL. — Former NFL star, Archie Manning, has been named the keynote speaker at the Southern Exposure council’s 2015 conference and trade show. The event will be held on Feb. 26-28, 2015, at the Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Manning will deliver the keynote address Saturday, Feb. 28, during the luncheon and general session. Source: The Produce News.

Photo shows Archie Manning in Jan. 2014 speaking with CBS about his two sons Peyton and Eli.

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Magic Johnson, Mia Hamm are Owners in New Soccer Team the Los Angeles Football Club

LOS ANGELES — In a press conference on Oct. 30, 2014, managing partner, Henry Nguyen, officially launched LAFC. Former Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson and U.S. Soccer great Mia Hamm are just a few of the new part owners in the new MLS team, the Los Angeles Football Club. The new club is set to debut in 2017. Source: Washington Post.

Photo shows Magic Johnson (C) and Mia Hamm  (R) who joined a diverse group of investors on Oct. 30, 2014 as part of the new MLS soccer team, the Los Angeles Football Club.


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Jim Zorn to Sign Autographs at Sports Authority in Bellevue WA

BELLEVUE, WA. — Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Jim Zorn, will be signing autographs from 11:00am-12:30pm on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Sports Authority-Lakeside Holdings located at 44 Bellevue Way NE in Bellevue, WA. Jim will also be signing autographs from 1:30pm-3:00pm at the Lynwood East location.

Photo shows former Seattle Seahawks QB Jim Zorn speaking in a 2013 interview about his career.

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Steve Largent to Sign Autographs at Sports Authority in Issaquah WA

ISSAQUAH, WA. — Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver, Steven Largent, will be signing autographs from 11:00am-12:30pm on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Sports Authority located at 1185 Northwest Gilman Boulevard in Issaquah, WA. Steve will also be signing autographs from 1:30pm-3:00pm at the Crossroads location in Bellevue.

Photo shows former Seattle Seahawks great Steve Largent speaking at the 2013 NATE conference in Ft. Worth.

Photo shows former Seattle Seahawks great Steve Largent speaking at the 2013 NATE event .


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San Francisco Giants Second Baseman Joe Panik Speaks with Fans and Signs Autographs at Macys: VIDEO

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. — San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik appeared at noon on Saturday Nov. 1 at Macys in Union Square to meet fans and sign autographs, one day after the World Series Victory parade. Hundreds of customers turned out during the event in the men’s store. Panik said he never imagined he’d win a World Series ring his rookie year. He hopes he’ll win another one soon! Source: ABC7News.com

Photo shows San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik speaking with fans and signing autographs at Macys Union Square on Nov. 1, 2014, the day after the World Series Parade.

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