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Our very own Wendy Shoen was recently featured on Women Sport Report, the first women’s only global online magazine for women in sport. Be sure to check out the article: http://www.womensportreport.com/index.php?menu=57&almenu=231&tipus=cikkek&menuszint=0&showpage=newsmore&id=10772
The Syracuse Chiefs 49th Annual Hot Stove took place on this past Friday night at the Holiday Inn Liverpool as over 300 fans gathered to talk baseball on a balmy January night.
Special thanks to the Washington Nationals who were represented by GM Mike Rizzo, Manager Jim Riggleman, Director of Player Development Doug Harris, Chiefs manager Trent Jewett, players Pete Orr and Seth Bynum and former major league all stars Bill Monboquette and 2009 Chiefs hitting coach Darnell Coles who received the Jake Meyers Great Guy Award.
Also in attendance were LeMoyne College Coach Steve Owens and his new pitching coach who also played for the Chiefs and in the major leagues with Toronto, Boston and San Diego, Scott Cassidy, Auburn Doubledays GM Carl Gutellius and others.
A full re-cap with photos will appear on Monday on http://www.syracusechiefs.com.
Special thanks to Chiefs Assistant GM Mike Voutsinas and Director of Merchandising Wendy Shoen for all their work on making the 49th one of the best ever.
The 46th Annual Syracuse Chiefs Hot Stove is in the books and another outstanding job was done by the 2007 Hot Stove Committee chaired by Chiefs President Ron Gersbacher.
Over 300 fans attended the dinner at the Holiday Inn Liverpool that saw the Chiefs present seven awards, introduce the 2007 Syracuse Baseball Wall of Fame newest class, present equipment to the West End PBA on behalf of ****’s Sporting Goods, a silent auction of sports memoribilia that this year benefited Liverpool Little League, and listen and talk to new Chiefs manager Doug Davis, Chiefs outfielder Chad Mottola and Blue Jays Director of Canadian Scouting Kevin Briand. Also a thanks goes out to all of the former players who attended as well as LeMoyne College AD **** Rockwell and Head Baseball Coach Steve Owens. And to top it all off, the crowd was mesmerized by our featured speaker Bobby Richardson who was the hit of the night.
Thanks go out to our Master of Ceremonies Doug Logan and Time Warner Cable, Dave Perkins and ESPN Radio, our Decoration and table settings/favors duo of Wendy Shoen and Priscilla Venditti who made the room look great, John Bonura from Benefit Golf and Auctions who helped with our silent auction and provided the Derek Jeter baseball that went to Kevin Caldwell from Watertown, NY.
The staff at the Holiday Inn Liverpool again did a great job with our dinner and refreshments. Tom Mattimore and Mike Mott provided the awards that were presented and the entire Chiefs Front Office staff that worked hard on the event from producing the program to picking up players at the airport.
GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!!!
Now it’s on to next year’s dinner which has been scheduled for Friday, January 11th, 2008 at the Holiday Inn Liverpool. Circle that date for the Chiefs 47th Annual Event that will include our annual awards and some big time baseball guests.
“Syracuse Chiefs” Baseball is back and after Monday’s official announcement we all here at INSIDE THE CHIEFS are appreciative of the reception from our fans with the change. E-mails and phone calls have poured into our office on Tuesday with positive feedback on the new brand and what we plan to do with it in 2007.
Thanks to our entire staff, Merchandise manager Wendy Shoen who coordinated the entire change over , HJ Refici in design, Mike Voutsinas who coordinated our Web site image changeover , Andy Gee and Bob McElligott who orchestrated our media and p.r. campaign.
A special thanks to newly elected Chiefs President Ron Gersbacher, who Chaired a Special Projects Committee over the past year that included Board Members Charlie Rich, Bob Scalione, Doug Logan and David Panasci.
And to Plan B Branding, Jason Klein and Casey White who visited Syracuse this summer and put their energy and enthusiasm back into our operation and provided us with the concept of Chiefs Baseball returning in 2007.
A job well done by everyone.