Rome Braves Reports:
The 2016 Hot Stove Gathering will be held at the Forum in downtown Rome on Monday January 25thfrom 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Scheduled guests include the Rome Braves field staff of manager Randy Ingle, hitting coach Bobby Moore, new pitching coach Dan Meyer and new trainer Joe Luat. Additional guests include Atlanta Braves Assistant Director of Player Development Jonathan Schuerholz, Manager of Minor League Operations AJ Scola, Gwinnett Braves Manager Brian Snitker, Director of Scouting Brian Bridges, 2015 Rome Braves players Matt Tellor and Sean Furney, and former Rome Brave and current head baseball coach at Shorter University Wes Timmons. More guests will be announced soon.
The annual event, in its 14th year, benefits local charities. Fans can enjoy an “all you can eat” gourmet ballpark fare dinner including hot dogs, chili dogs, slaw dogs, and much more. There will be a question and answer opportunity, autograph session, and more. There will be a sports memorabilia silent auction from 5:30pm-7:00pm.
Tickets are $15 in advance ($20 at the door) and can be purchased now at the Rome Braves ticket office and online at romebraves.com. Children’s tickets are $10 in advance ($12 at the door). Season ticket holders can take advantage of getting two tickets for $25 if they purchase now. Tickets purchased the day of the event are based on availability.
Special VIP tickets can be purchased that include a cocktail reception meet and greet with the evening’s special guests and gift bag. VIP tickets can be purchased for $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
The Rome Braves open the season on April 7th against the Augusta GreenJackets at 7 p.m.
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