With the 2010 baseball season openers just weeks away and the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues in full force, there is no better time than now to announce the exciting news of Knuckle Ball 2010. Minute Maid Park will once again host this black tie gala, with many exciting new additions for this year’s event, including Master of Ceremonies, Phil Niekro. Knuckle Ball 2010 will take place at field level, offering the much needed space for the huge support of KB patrons. The Joe Niekro Foundation is incredibly excited to announce this year’s event will feature a very special performance from Country Music Group, Restless Heart. With music in the air, athletes in attendance and special tributes throughout the evening, Knuckle Ball 2010 is sure to WOW you. Stay tuned for continuous updates on Knuckle Ball 2010 and the addition of even more great MLB, NBA and NFL superstars. Here is just a few of the great athletes you can expect to see on November 13th:
Carlos Alfonso, Sparky Anderson, Bob Aspromonte, Ken Aspromonte, Dave Bergman, Craig Biggio, Enos Cabell, Bill Dawley, Larry Dierker, Ed Hermann, Art Howe, Monte Irvin, Bob Knepper, Ron Mahay, Omar Moreno, Joe Morgan, Lance Niekro, Phil Niekro, Gaylord Perry, Robin Roberts, Nolan Ryan, Joe Sambito, Mike Scott, Lee Smith, Ozzie Smith, Daron Sutton, Don Sutton
Art Still, Mike Barber, Gregg Binghamm, Dave Casper, Doug Dawson, Dave Duerson, Robert Hubble, Greg Koch
Elvin Hayes, Aaron James, Isaac Stallworth
STAY TUNED – This is only the beginning! Knuckle Ball 2010 will knock it out of the park.