Hall of Famer Andre Dawson has been announced as the guest speaker for the 29th Annual Friends of Baseball Breakfast of Champions Fundraiser happening on Saturday, January 30th at the Island Grove Event Center in Greeley, Colorado. In addition to the breakfast, there will be a big raffle for which tickets cost $10 each, as well as autographed photos and baseballs for sale signed by Dawson. There will also be several live and silent auctions for various sports memorabilia, golf outings, and pro ticket packages, but the featured item up for bid that evening will be two days of golf for four people at Ballyneal Golf Club in Holyoke, a world renowned course. All the proceeds raised at this event will go towards benefiting the Friends of Baseball program, which provides baseball funding for the local Greeley area.
The Miami, Florida native entered the 1975 MLB Draft where he was selected by the Montreal Expos in the 11th round and made his first professional baseball debut on September 11th of the next year. Over his 20 year long career in the MLB, Dawson also played for the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and the Florida Marlins until his retirement came in 1996. The eight-time All-Star player left the MLB with a total of 438 home runs, 314 stolen bases, and over 2,700 hits when he went up to bat. He was inducted into the professional baseball hall of fame in 2010 and holds many different records and achievements, including eight golden glove awards.
Dawson will be speaking in Greeley, Colorado at the end of January to be the guest speaker for this year’s annual Friends of Baseball Breakfast of Champions Fundraiser. It is surely going to be a great time for fans and donors alike, as this is a once in a lifetime experience to listen to one of the greatest baseball players to ever hit the diamond.
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