Memory Lane Inc., PSA, and some of baseball stars past and present are set to participate in a celebration of the start of the 2012 baseball season. To honor the occasion Memory Lane Inc., of Tustin, CA will allow fans to swing a real piece of American baseball history: its famed and rarely ever seen Babe Ruth Hillerich & Bradsby bat.
The McClemmy Companies (TMC) of Costa Mesa CA, on Wednesday February 1st 2012, announced The 2012 Baseball EXPO and Sports Memorabilia Road Show will be held at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel on the opening weekend of the Major League Baseball Championship season in Anaheim. Fans of all ages in Southern California can celebrate the opening of the 2012 Baseball Season and enjoy the many baseball activities planned during the two day event.
The EXPO will feature over 100 exhibit booths where baseball and sports vendors of all types will be selling and displaying merchandise and sports related goods. Attendees will find more than 20 current and former professional baseball players signing autographs thoughout the show and professionals from PSA, Newport Beach CA., will be on site to authenticate the signatures with their “In-the-Presence” service. PSA will also be accepting submissions for all of their services such as trading card grading and autograph authentication.
In addition to their Babe Ruth game used bat, Memory Lane Inc., Tustin CA, will also display other Babe Ruth items as well as additional extremely rare and unique memorabilia in the “EXPO’s Museum”. Fans can see the world’s highest graded and most valuable collection of Mickey Mantle baseball cards (featuring a 1951 Bowman rookie card in perfect #10 condition), and a Honus Wagner card valued at more than $600,000 and much, much more.
Baseball SKILLS CLINICS will be offered by experts in the areas of hitting, fielding, base-running and pitching at scheduled times during the EXPO.
Fans may bring sports memorabilia to the EXPO and have it valued by industry professionals. Some will be selected to participate in a live taping of an episode of the Sports Memorabilia Road Show. Fans may also submit their items in advance for consideration in the show by going to www.sportsmemoribiliashow.com and submitting a description and a photo of their item(s).
Ticket and exhibitor information is available at www.2012baseballexpo.com. Children under 12 will be admitted free. Individual admission tickets can be purchased for as little as $10 per day. A limited number of 2-day passes which include a player autograph are available. Also listed on the site will be players scheduled to appear, auction items and times, hotel and EXPO floor plans, a media schedule and more. Exhibitor information and detailed sponsorship packages are also outlined on the site.
Contact Kathleen McClemmy, CMP at 949.487.0123 for more information.
What: First Annual 2012 Baseball EXPO and Sports Memorabilia Road Show
Who: Steve Garvey, Rex Hudler and players from various eras and present are scheduled to appear
Where: Anaheim Marriott Hotel (Anaheim, CA)
When: Friday, April 6th, 10am to 7pm, Saturday, April 7th, 10am to 7pm
Why: To celebrate the beginning of the Baseball Season!