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This Friday, January 11th the Syracuse Chiefs will hold their 47th Annual Hot Stove Dinner beginning at 5:30 PM at the Holiday Inn LIverpool.
The silent auction of great baseball memoribilia will run from 5:30-7:00 PM with items that include autographed baseballs, bats, jerseys and highlighted by a autographed Derek Jeter jersey compliments of Benefit Golf and Auctions. All proceeds will benefit the Hillside of Family Agencies here in Syracuse.
The guest list includes former Chiefs manager and player and current Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox, Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Pat Gillick, Red Sox pitching great Bill Monbouquette, Chiefs manager Doug Davis, Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Scott Cassidy, Blue Jays Director of Canadian Scouting Kevin Briand and International League President Randy Mobley.
Local players also scheduled to appear include Steve Grilli, Mark Lukasiewicz, Jon Ratliff, Noah Hall, Frank DiPino, New Hampshire Pitching Coach Tom Signore, Syracuse Baseball Wall of Famer Frank Tepedino and LeMoyne College Baseball Coach Steve Owens.
Tickets are only $45 for adults and $20 for children. You can call 315 474-7833 or stop by the Chiefs Offices during business hours (9 AM-5PM) to pick up your tickets.
The Independent Atlantic League began play last week and several former Syracuse players are currently on the rosters of the eight teams in the league.
P Tim Cain (’97) has appeared in 3 games for the Long Island Ducks and is 0-0 with a 4.15 ERA.
P Kevin Tolar (’05) has appeared in 5 games for the Ducks and is 0-1 with a 8.10 ERA.
P Jeff Tam (’03) has appeared in one game for the Road Warriors and is 0-0 with a 0.00.
OF Anton French has appeared in 7 games for the Somerset Patriots and is hitting .308 with 1 HR and 2 RBI.
IF Luis Lopez (’98-’01) has appeared in 6 games for the York Revolution and is hitting .286 with 1 HR and 3 RBI.
For those of you not familiar with Independent League baseball, the teams are not affiliated with a Major League team. Many players in the league get signed by affiliated teams throughout the season and sent to Double or Triple-A. After appearing in just one game for Somerset SkyChiefs OF Noah Hall had his contract purchased by the New York Yankees and is now playing for Double-A Trenton.
The Atlantic League’s website is www.atlanticleague.com