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Third Annual A’s Night Planned for July 17

07/16/2010 8:03 AM -

The Kansas City T-Bones are happy to announce that they will host the Third Annual Kansas City A’s Reunion Night at CommunityAmerica Ballpark on Saturday, July 17.

The event will celebrate Kansas City’s first major league team.  This will be the third edition of the Kansas City A’s Reunion held at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, an event that continues to be one of the highlights of the season.

The following list is players and former staff scheduled to appear as of this release:

  • Joe Azcue
  • Bill Bryan   
  • Don Buschhorn
  • Gil Blanco  
  • Joe DeMaestri   
  • Chuck Dobson   
  • John Donaldson   
  • Ryne Duren   
  • Bill Fischer   
  • Ned Garver   
  • “Gentleman” Jim Gentile  
  • Alex George   
  • Jim Gosger   
  • John Gray
  • Joe Grzenda
  • Jay Hankins
  • Tom Harrison
  • Mike Hershberger
  • Lew Krausse
  • Skip Lockwood
  • Jerry Lumpe
  • Nellie Matthews
  • Hal Raether
  • Diego Segui
  • Rollie Sheldon
  • Ron Tompkins
  • Dave Wickersham

NFL Hall of Famer George Toma, former head groundskeeper for the A’s, will also be on hand to assist the T-Bones groundscrew during the contest.  With appearances by Charlie-O and Harvey the Rabbit at past events, the Kansas City A’s Reunion Night is always an exciting time for young and old alike.

“We’re proud and excited to help showcase a part of Kansas City’s baseball heritage,” said T-Bones general manager Chris Browne.  “It’s an honor to have Kansas City’s first major league team at CommunityAmerica Ballpark again this season.”

Jerry-Lumpe-Card.jpg                       Diego-Segui-Card.jpg

                   Jerry Lumpe                                                         Diego Segui

Further details of the event, including a possible autograph session, are being finalized.  Visit www.tbonesbaseball.com for updates as additional players and staff are confirmed and more elements become available.

Kansas City will host exhibition games against Kansas City Kansas Community College on May 11 and 12.  Both games start at 7:05 p.m.  The T-Bones begin their 2010 campaign against the RailCats in Gary, IN on May 20 and will host the defending champion Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in their home opener on May 28 at 7:05 p.m.  Single-game and season ticket packages are available now by calling 913-328-5618.  Mini-plans are also on sale for as low as $30!  For information on group outings, call 913-328-5623.