The 15th annual Detroit Baseball Dinner has been scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at 6 p.m. For the third consecutive year it will be held at the elegant Bloomfield Hills Country Club.
We will return to our normal format this year and will be presenting a Tenth Man Award. honoring outfielder Rajai Davis. We also will celebrate the life of Bill MacAdam who passed away suddenly on Aug. 17. Bill was founder of the Detroit Baseball Society and conceived the Tenth Man Award in tandem with the Detroit Tigers.
(August 10, 1941-August 17, 2015)
New Tigers general manager Al Avila is expected to be January's keynote speaker, providing insight into directions the Tigers can expect to take under his guidance. A heavy Tigers contingent also will be on hand for a dinner that annually falls on the night of TigerFest and serves as a ribbon-cutting for the 2016 season. After missing last year’s event, Dave Chilton has committed to attend this year’s dinner and will carry on with his mix of entertainment, wit, and baseball scholarship.
Please join us again this year as Lynn Henning and the gang put together a night baseball fans will savor and remember.
You can R.S.V.P. by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling our dedicated phone number: 248-562-7130. Or, you can leave a message at 248-701-4800. Jordan Weingarten will be handling this year's dinner reservations. The dinner price is unchanged: $150, which includes the cocktail and hors d’oeuvre hour ahead of this year’s dinner. The Bloomfield Hills Country Club is located at 350 West Long Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., 48304.
We have extended an invitation also to Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, as well as to Alan Trammell, the wondrous shortstop who played on Detroit’s last World Championship team in 1984. With the Tigers caravan and TigerFest wrapping up that same day and week, we anticipate a second consecutive sellout crowd. Please book your reservation promptly as we will limit the seating to 130 guests.
You can mail your check in advance to:
C/O Detroit Baseball Dinner
7035 Orchard Lake Rd Suite 450
West Bloomfield, MI. 48322.
Checks should be made out to: Detroit Baseball Dinner.