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Sports Collectors Expo to Bring 18 Sports Legends to Batavia
Sports Collectors Expo to Bring 18 Sports Legends to Batavia


Eighteen stars from the NFL, NHL and Major League Baseball are scheduled to appear from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Sports Collectors Expo. The event is set to take place at Batavia Downs Gaming, located at 8315 Park Road, Batavia.

Kicking off the autograph signings from 11 a.m. to noon will be baseball greats Luis Tiant, Chris Chambliss and Joe Hesketh, along with former NFL stars George Rogers and Larry Brown. From noon to 1 p.m. are NFL greats Marv Levy, Jack Youngblood, Tom Mack and Vince Ferragamo. Signing from 1 to 2 p.m. will be NFL legend Rocky Bleier. 

Signing autographs from 2 to 3 p.m. will be NFL greats Billy Shaw, Ken Jones, Charles White and Don Maynard. Rounding out the event from 3 to 4 p.m. are former NHL stars Marcel Dionne, Danny Gare, Brad May and Matt Barnaby, 

Youngblood, Shaw, Levy, Mack and Maynard and members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, while Dionne is enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Admission to the event, which will also feature numerous sports card and memorabilia dealers from across the country, is just $6. Children under age 8 will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Individuals 18 and older will receive $5 in free play for the casino with the purchase of a ticket to the Sports Collectors Expo. Additionally, paid admission will include one free autograph from Jones and Hesketh.

James Spence Authentication, the industry leader in autograph authentication, will also participate in the event. 

For more information, please visit The Sports Corner’s website at www.thepurplepeopleeaters.com


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