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Add this one to your Buffalo Bisons promotional calendar: "Mystery Ball Night" cheap jerseys is set Authentic Thurman Munson Black Jersey for July 11 against Louisville and it's a potential bonanza for collectors.
The promotion is the brainchild of Alden native Kate Wedge -- wife of Cleveland Indians and ex-Bisons manager Eric Wedge. Fans pay $20 to buy an autograph ticket when they enter the gates. They then take the ticket to a redemption center in the main concourse near the Washington Street Yankees Roger Maris Authentic Jersey gate, where they're given a Replica Thurman Munson White Jersey gift-wrapped baseball wholesale mlb jerseys with a surprise signature.
Mrs. Wedge has run the promotion for four years in Cleveland and suggested it to Buffalo General Manager Mike Buczkowski.
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Proceeds for the event will benefit Haven House, Replica Thurman Munson Grey Jersey the prominent Buffalo domestic violence shelter. There are more than 500 baseballs available and there will also wholesale nfl jersey be a silent auction that will include buy-it-now prices for some prominent items.
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"I'm a Buffalo girl," said Wedge, who met her husband here when he was managing the Bisons in 2001. "I love baseball now but I love hockey and football so we added Sabres and Bills balls as well."
Wedge has run Mystery Ball Night in Cleveland's Progressive Field the last four years and had more than 1,200 balls this year. cheap jerseys usa She initially got the idea when the Thurman Munson White Throwback Jersey Philadelphia Phillies gave away autographs of their players.
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In Cleveland, the promotion benefits Providence House, which houses young children who are homeless, abused or neglected.
"Eric Authentic Thurman Munson Grey Jersey and I have wholesale jerseys worked with them and I've always felt strongly about women's and children's issues," Wedge said. "I have really educated myself in domestic violence. I love to raise funds through organizations and raise awareness of an issue that we really need to address as a society."
Finch has been in town watching the games the last two days. She wholesale sports jerseys is married to Rochester pitcher Casey Daigle, a cheap jerseys for sale former Arizona Diamondback. Finch kept her golden pitching arm sharp wholesale jersey Thursday afternoon with a throwing session in the stadium's batting cages.
The teams head down the Thruway to continue their series tonight at 7 in Rochester's Frontier Field (Radio Official Thurman Munson Jersey 1520 AM) for the Red Wings' annual July 4 party. John Halama (4-1) pitches for Buffalo against Rochester's Brian Duensing (4-8). Ex-Minnesota all-star wholesale custom jerseys Francisco Liriano pitches against cheap wholesale authentic jerseys the Herd on cheap jerseys free shipping Saturday night at 7.