Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com and News Channel 8. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald. Roger has also covered Florida, South Florida and Florida State football, the Bucs and the Lightning.
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Piniella , Sandberg and Alomar among 6 to be inducted into Ted Williams Museum
Posted Jan 16, 2013 by Roger Mooney
Updated Jan 16, 2013 at 05:33 PM
Tampa native Lou Piniella is one of six former major leaguers who will be inducted Feb. 2 into the Ted Williams Museum’s Hitters Hall of Fame at Tropicana Field.
The Class of 2013 also includes Baseball Hall of Famers Ryne Sandberg and Roberto Alomar as well as Sandy Alomar Sr. and Sandy Alomar Jr. and Darrell Evans.
Tickets are $125.00, and are available at tampabayrays.com or by calling Tony Penna at 727-534-5343. Proceeds from the event will go to the Ted Williams Foundation and Project One Four, which is the foundation started by Rays pitcher David Price.
The event includes a reception on the field, a silent auction and a free autograph session with former and current major league players, including Wade Boggs, Tony Oliva, Cecil Fielder, David Price, Alex Cobb, Wade Davis, Jake McGee, Matt Joyce, Cliff Floyd, Bill Singer, Jeff Locke, Richey Scheinblum, Mike LaVaillere, Doug Waechter, Mike DiFelice, Roy White, Jesse Litsch and Scott McGregor.
The commemorative ticket is signed by McGee.