HUDSON TO HEADLINE
45th ANNUAL HOT STOVE
Syracuse SkyChiefs are pleased to announce that Toronto Blue Jays
Gold Glove Second Baseman Orlando Hudson will be the featured
guest at the SkyChiefs 2006 Hot Stove Dinner which will be held
at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool on Friday February 3, 2006.
SkyChiefs have revamped the format of the Hot Stove, which now
will be a sit-down dinner with a cost of $35 for adults, $15 for
children and $350 for a table of 10. Tickets will go on sale Monday,
December 5 at the SkyChiefs Executive Offices at Alliance Bank
Stadium or by calling (315) 474-7833.
Hudson at the head table will be, Blue Jays Director of Player
Development Dick Scott, new SkyChiefs Manager Mike Basso and former
Chiefs Pitching Coach and four-time Major League All-Star pitcher
Bill Monboquette, with more guests to be named in the near future.
addition to the traditional awards handed out at the Hot Stove,
the Tom Higgins Bullpen Chief Award and the Jake Meyers Great
Guy Award, the SkyChiefs will also honor local high school and
college baseball and softball players. A silent auction will be
held from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM featuring memorabilia and fan experiences
with proceeds benefiting a local charity.
are really excited about the guests already lined up for this
year’s Hot Stove and are very close to adding a few more major
names,” said SkyChiefs Director/Team Historian Ron Gersbacher,
this year’s Hot Stove Chairman. “In addition to getting fans excited
for the 2006 SkyChiefs season, this year’s Hot Stove will be a
celebration of baseball and softball in Central New York.”