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Terry Francona to speak at St. John’s Baseball Bullpen Winter Banquet


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The sixth annual St. John’s Baseball Bullpen Winter Banquet will be held on Monday, January 30 and will feature two-time World Series champion manager Terry Francona. All proceeds from the event, held once again at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, directly benefit the Red Storm baseball program.

“Our Bullpen Winter Banquet serves as the kickoff for our season and we are very excited to have Terry Francona as our guest speaker,” said head coach Ed Blankmeyer. “Not only is Terry an engaging speaker, but he is a great baseball mind that has experienced a tremendous amount of success as a manger in the big leagues and as a player, both professionally and collegiately.”

Hosted by Hall of Fame coach Jack Kaiser, who will be honored for providing St. John’s and its baseball program with more than 50 years of continued support, and featuring NBC 4’s Bruce Beck as emcee, the event begins with a 6 p.m. cocktail reception prior to a 7 p.m. dinner. Both live and silent auctions will also be held, providing the opportunity to bid on a variety of priceless items.

Tickets for the event are priced at $250 per person and tables of 10 are available for $2,500. RSVP by Tuesday, January 24 to Elizabeth Austin at austine@stjohns.edu or 718-990-2548.