Gaylord Perry Named Keynote Speaker at Oral Roberts University Diamond Dinner

TULSA OK. — Former MLB pitcher, Gaylord Perry, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker on Friday, Jan. 31, at Oral Roberts University’s annual Diamond Dinner. The event will take place at the Marriott Southern Hills, located at 1902 East 71st Street S. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A silent auction will begin at 6 pm, with dinner and the evening’s program beginning at 6:30.

 Photo shows former MLB pitcher, Gaylord Perry, speaking to Tommy Viola of Knights TV

Photo shows former MLB pitcher, Gaylord Perry, speaking to Tommy Viola of Knights TV in 2013.

According to the event promo, VIP tables, which include prime seating for eight guests and a celebrity, along with VIP room access, cost $1,000. Tables are also available for $500, which includes seating for eight along with an ORU baseball student-athlete. Proceeds benefit the ORU baseball program. Individual seats are also available at a price of $50 each. To reserve a table, contact Debbie Gimlin at (918) 495-6424 or

Watch the video where MLB Hall-of-Famer Gaylord Perry made a special appearance at Knights Stadium on Friday, June 14, 2013 to meet and greet fans. Perry signed autographs and threw out a ceremonial first pitch. He also talked to Tommy Viola of Knights TV.

Perry is a retired MLB right-handed pitcher. He pitched from 1962-1983 for eight different teams in his career. During a 22-year baseball career, Perry compiled 314 wins, 3,534 strikeouts, and a 3.11 earned run average. He was elected to the Baseball HOF in 1991.

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