Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) June 08, 2012
This exhibition contest, scheduled for August 11 at 7:05 p.m. at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, is the perfect opportunity for fans to see former major league greats take the field once again. Past contests have featured appearances by legends such as MLB Hall of Famers Fergie Jenkins and Ozzie Smith, Royals Hall of Famer and three-time 20-game winner Dennis Leonard, 1985 World Series winner and former T-Bones hitting coach Darryl Motley, 1993 World Series hero Joe Carter and all-time great closer Lee Smith; as well as memorable moments such as an appearance by Kansas City icon Buck O’Neil and Royals Hall of Famer Amos Otis depositing a home run over the 18-foot wall in left field. This year's game will feature appearances by Jamie Bluma, Jody Davis, Bobby Dernier, Danny Jackson, Tito Landrum, Dennis Leonard, Daryl Motley, Bill Pecota, Ron Robinson, Vernon Wells Sr., Frank White, Mark Whiten, Willie Wilson and others.
A full roster of legends, various media personnel and sponsors will be announced at a later date. Tickets to the event are $10 for reserved seats and $7 for general admission/berm. A VIP package, including a post-game meet and greet with the legends, is also available for $100. Call the T-Bones box office at 913-328-5618 for more information. For sponsorship opportunities contact Willie Wilson Baseball at 816-283-1201.
This will be the second year that the Willie Wilson Legends' Game will help benefit people with spinal cord injuries in the Kansas City area. Project Walk-Kansas City is an Overland Park, KS based company that provides an aggressive, exercise-based spinal cord injury recovery program to people suffering from spinal cord injuries. Founded in 2008 and formerly known as Quest to Walk, Project Walk-Kansas City is the only non-profit facility of its kind in the Midwest. For more information, please call 913.451.1500 or visit http://www.projectwalk-kansascity.org.