Darryl Strawberry Delivers Inspirational Speech at Pine Belt Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast of Champions

Photo shows eight-time MLB All-Star Darryl Strawberry who was the guest speaker at the Pine Belt Chapters Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast of Champions on April 3, 2015.

HATTIESBURG, MS. — Eight-time MLB All-Star, Darryl Strawberry, was the guest speaker at Pine Belt Chapter’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes Annual Breakfast of Champions on April 3rd at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. Source: Jason Munz/Hattiesburg American

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Andy Benes Delivers Keynote Speech at Mark Twain Area Chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes Banquet

HANNIBAL, MO. — Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, Andy Benes, was the keynote speaker on Mar. 24 at the Mark Twain Area chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ‘Home Team Banquet.’ The event allowed almost 100 area athletes the chance to meet and share stories about how faith impacted their lives. Source: WGEM.com.

Photo shows former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, Andy Benes, speaking with ESPN in 2009.

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Mariano Rivera, Joe Torre Named Guest Speakers at SCSU

NEW HAVEN, CT. — New York Yankees legends Mariano Rivera and Joe Torre have been named the guest speakers as part of a lecture series to be held at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT. The event will take place on April 10, 2015 at 7 p.m. It is part of the Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture series in which a “political, social or creative leader” is brought to the SCSU campus. Past speakers have included Michael J. Fox, Peter Gammons and Brian Cashman, Bill Belichick, Colin Powell and others.Source: Meriden Record Journal.

Yankees icons Mariano Rivera and Joe Torre named guest speakers at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven on April 10, 2015 as part of the Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture series.

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Mariano Rivera to Sign Autographs at Steiner Sports Store

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — Former New York Yankees relief pitcher, Mariano Rivera, is scheduled to appear on Mon. Dec. 15, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm to meet and greet fans where he will sign autographs and memorabilia at the Steiner Sports Store located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY.

Photo shows Mariano Rivera (r) speaking with Brandon Steiner (l) on Dec. 9, 2013.

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John Smoltz Named Guest Speaker at FCA Banquet

THOMASVILLE, GA. -— Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, John Smoltz, has been named the guest speaker Nov. 13, at the Fellowship for Christian Athletes’ annual banquet. The banquet will be at the Thomas County Central middle school cafeteria with dinner served at 6 p.m. and the program at 7 p.m. Source: TimesEnterprise.com.

Photo shows John Smoltz from a 2014 interview with Dan Patrick.

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Former MLB Catcher Jim Sundberg Speaks to Parents and Gives Advice at Livingston Economic Club Luncheon

HOWELL, MI. — Former MLB catcher Jim Sundberg was the keynote speaker on Oct. 9 for the Livingston Economic Club luncheon. The event took place Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Johnson Center at Cleary University in Genoa Township. Sundberg talked about helping parents determine what’s best for their kids during the talk which was sponsored by Cleary University. Source: Livingston Daily

Photo shows former MLB catcher Jim Sundberg speaking at a 2012 Christian event.

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Dale Murphy Signs Autographs at Dyer Kia in Evans GA

EVANS, GA. — Former Atlanta Braves star, Dale Murphy, signed autographs on August 30, 2014 at Dyer Kia in Evans. Murphy met fans and signed autographs where the line to get an autograph from Murphy curved through the building as many fans wore team apparel with Murphy’s name on the back. Source: Augusta.com.

Photo shows former Atlanta Braves star, Dale Murphy, signing an autograph for long time fan Roselyn Buzzell of Augusta.

Photo shows former Atlanta Braves star, Dale Murphy, meeting  long time fan Roselyn Buzzell.

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Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Honored for His Charity Work in Trenton by the Medicine Via Philanthropy Foundation

TRENTON, NJ, — Yankees legend, Mariano Rivera, was honored Thursday night, August 7, 2014, by the MVP Foundation (Medicine Via Philanthropy) at Arm & Hammer Park for the work he and his family have done with the Mariano Rivera Foundation. When Rivera was introduced, it was announced that he was not being honored for his championship rings, not for all his saves — but for being a great human being.

Photo shows former Yankees relief pitcher, Mariano Rivera,  being honored on September 23, 2013.

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Andy Pettitte to Sign Autographs at Steiner Store in Garden City

GARDEN CITY, NY. — New York Yankees 5x World Series champ & pitching great, Andy Pettitte, is scheduled to sign autographs on Aug 8 at the Steiner Store located in Garden City, NY. The date is not firm though, so Steiner encourages you to get your items in as soon as possible in case the date changes. Steiner is accepting send in items & will get them signed at their next confirmed date. For more info on the Andy Pettitte signing click here.

Photo shows Andy Pettitte speaking with Yankees Baseball Tonight on Feb 18, 2013 where he discusses his decision to return to the mound and his expectations for the season.

Photo shows Andy Pettitte speaking with Yankees Baseball Tonight on Feb 18, 2013 where he discusses his decision to return to the mound and his expectations for the season.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch Hosts Softball Skills Clinic

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Softball legend, Jennie Finch, recently hosted a softball clinic on Sunday July 13, at Major League Baseball’s T-Mobile All-Star FanFest. Finch, who retired from competition in 2010, regularly runs fundamentals camps for young softball players, but Sunday’s clinic was special, she said, because she was able to meet athletes from underserved communities. Source: Caitlin Swieca at MLB.com

Photo shows softball legend, Jennie Finch speaking with media about July 13, 2014 softball clinic.

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