Snow Featured Speaker At 27th Annual Bobby Dolan Baseball Dinner
RENO, Nev. – Former San Francisco Giants first baseman J.T. Snow will be the keynote speaker for the 27th annual Bobby Dolan Baseball Dinner on Wednesday, January 26 at the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino. The six-time Gold Glove winner will join the likes of Willie Mays, Willie Stargell, Reggie Jackson, Pete Rose and more as former players who have been featured speakers at past dinners.
Tickets are $150 per person with tables for 10 available for $1500. Tickets are just $100 for Nevada Dugout Club members. The evening includes a sit down dinner prepared by the Silver Legacy with no-host cocktails starting at 5:30 p.m. and dinner being served at 6:30 p.m., a baseball memorabilia auction and a message from the keynote speaker. For event details and tickets, call Elise Bozsik at 682-6902 or register online at www.nevadawolfpack.com/baseballdinner. All proceeds will benefit the University of Nevada baseball team.
Originally Snow was drafted in the fifth round of the 1989 amateur draft by the New York Yankees and made his Major League debut Sept. 20, 1992 for the Yankees. During his 16 seasons in Major League Baseball, Snow played for the Yankees, California Angels, Giants and the Boston Red Sox. Snow was a member of the 2002 Giants club that won the National League Pennant but lost the World Series in seven games to the Angels. An excellent defensive player he won six gold gloves playing first base during his career. In 1,716 games he hit .268 with 189 home runs and 877 RBI. Wanting to retire as a Giant he took the field for his last game on Sept. 27, 2008 but was replaced prior to the first pitch being thrown in the game.
Snow currently serves as a Special Assistant in the Giants organization as a roving instructor working with minor league players.
Former Pack standout, Konrad Schmidt (2007) will also be honored at the dinner as the most recent Nevada player to play MLB baseball. Schmidt made his MLB debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks this past season on Sept. 13, becoming the 18th former Nevada to reach the majors.