Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson Coming To Amsterdam
The 5th Annual Amsterdam Baseball and Mohawks Baseball Hall of Fame dinner is slated for Saturday February 4 at Saint Mary's Institute in Amsterdam. While the Hall of Fame inductees for the event wont be announced until next month, it has been announced that the keynote speakers for the evening will be both Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson.
They will talk and re-live one of the greatest moments in sports history, Game 6 of the 1986 World Series and the 25th Anniversary of Buckner's infamous error that allowed Wilson to reach first base and allowed the game winning run to score, leading the Mets to a come from behind win over the Red Sox.
Autographs and pictures with the duo will be available.
Tickets, which include a sit-down style dinner, are expected to sell quickly and are priced as follows:
- Adults -- $50
- Table of 8 -- $375
- Children's meal -- $25
- Bleacher seating (dinner not included) -- $25
There is also room for additional sponsorships or tabling at the event. Sponsorship includes signage, advertising exposure, a free table of 8, plus VIP time before the event with both Bucker and Wilson.
For information on tickets or sponsoring the event contact Bill Terlecky at BT@AmsterdamMohawks.com or 607-222-4086. A purchase-ticket form will be placed on www.AmsterdamMohawks.com shortly as well.
The preceding information has been provided by Brian Spagnola, President of the Amsterdam Mohawks.