Ryan Klesko will headline the annual Evening with the All-Stars banquet Jan. 11 at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
Klesko is a former major league baseball first baseman and corner outfielder for the Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants. Klesko was a part of three World Series with the Braves and was a part of the 1995 World Series champions. He finished third in the Rookie of the Year Balloting in 1994 and was an All-Star in 2001. Klesko hit at least 21 home runs in eight of his 13 seasons and hit 30 or more homers in two seasons.
Tickets for the banquet are $75 for adults and $50 for children 17 and under (includes autographed baseball). For large groups, companies or those wanting the ultimate banquet experience, corporate tables are available for $800. A corporate table seats eight and includes two passes to a pre-dinner meet and greet, two autographed baseballs and an autographed bat.
The silent auction begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 7:30 p.m.
For more information call the Georgia Southern Athletic Foundation at (912) 478-5520.
Eagle Fantasy Camp
Always wanted to take the field as a collegiate baseball player? The Georgia Southern baseball team will be giving you that chance.
The Eagles are holding the Georgia Southern Baseball Fantasy Camp on Jan. 10-12 at J.I. Clements Stadium. Campers will get to meet and receive instruction from the current coaching staff as well as a number of former Eagle greats including Todd Greene, Rob Fitzpatrick, Scott Ryder, Brian Pierce, Dennis Dove, Chris Beck and Everett Teaford.
The camp will feature instruction, practice, a full nine-inning game, ticket to the Georgia Southern vs. Western Carolina men’s basketball game, a ticket to the Evening with the All-Stars banquet and a Friday night social.
To sign up for the fantasy baseball camp visit http://gseagles.com/sb_output.aspx?form=15.