Bobby Valentine to Headline Pace Baseball Hot Stove Dinner on January 26

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y.- Pace University Baseball Head Coach Henry Manning is pleased to announce the Annual Pace Baseball Hot Stove Dinner on Saturday, January 26 at 4:30 pm at Aleo Restaurant in New York City.

The Pace Baseball program invites alumni, family and friends to join together and welcome former Major League Baseball player and manager Bobby Valentine as special guest speaker. The evening will also feature cocktails, dinner and presentation of awards to the 2013 senior class.

Valentine, a native of Stamford, Conn., played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, California Angels, New York Mets, and Seattle Mariners.  He went on to manage the Texas Rangers, New York Mets and Boston Red Sox, as well as the Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.  Valentine was named UPI American League Manager of the Year in 1986 with the Rangers and later led the Mets to consecutive post-season appearances for the first time in organization history, including a World Series appearance in 2000. He has also served as an analyst for ESPN.

The cost is $100 per person. Sponsorships are also available. All proceeds go to support the Pace University baseball program. To register online, please click here. For more information or questions, please contact Drew Brown, Director of Athletic Development, at 914-773-3481 or dbrown4@pace.edu.  

The Pace Baseball team is scheduled to kick-off the 2013 campaign on the weekend of February 22-24, when it will travel south to take on the University of Tampa (ranked No. 8 in NCAA Division II in 2012) in a three-game series.

Click here to register for Baseball Hot Stove Dinner  

2013 Pace University Baseball Hot Stove Registration and Sponsorships

  • Dinner Sponsor: $1,000

(Event signage, recognition and in all promotional material)

  • Cocktail Sponsor: $500

(Cocktail signage, event recognition and name in program)

  • Team Sponsor: $500

(Event recognition and name in program)

  • Sponsor a Coach/Player: $100

(Event recognition and name in program)

  • Program Recognition: $50

(Family or Business Name in program)

  • Individual Ticket: $100*

* We estimate the fair market value of the reception and dinner to be $50, therefore you may qualify for a charitable contribution of $50.