Tommy John Named Keynote Speaker at the Atlantic Coast Exposition (ACE) 60th Diamond Anniversary Celebration

MYRTLE BEACH, SC — Major League Baseball’s, Tommy John, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the ACE Awards Breakfast to be held on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. John will also attend ACE’s Friday night welcome reception. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Photo shows MLB legend, Tommy John, speaking in a 2002 interview about his surgery.

This year’s program offers five hours of seminars on Friday, Oct. 3, and concurrent half-day technician and supervisor training camps. Highlights include an interactive roundtable on vending technology, a micromarket presentation by Brad Bachtelle of Bachtelle & Associates and a legislative update by National Automatic Merchandising Association senior VP of government affairs Eric Dell. Exhibits will be open Friday & Saturday afternoons. Convention-goers will have the opportunity to mingle in a relaxed atmosphere enhanced by cocktails, dinner and entertainment on Friday night & at Saturday’s afternoon pool party and beanbag tournament.

In Feb. 2002, Tommy John was interviewed in Jamestown NY regarding his career which included his now famous operation on his arm which operation bears his name. In the interview John talks about Pete Rose, Billy Martin and the Hall of Fame. Watch the following video where Tommy John speaks about his surgery.

Tommy John is a former pitcher whose 288 career victories rank as the seventh highest total among left-handers in major league history. He is also known for the revolutionary surgery, now named after him, which was performed on a damaged ligament in his pitching arm. Well over half of John’s career wins came after his surgery. John, who admits he is blessed with exceptional talent, parlayed resilience, Christian faith and family support into modern baseball’s longest major-league career. If you would like to book Tommy John for a speaking engagement or appearance, contact Tommy John’s booking agent at Christian Speakers 360.

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