Bagwell to headline Corpus Christi event

January 5, 2008 5:43:19 PM PST
Tom Grieve, who played for four teams in a 10-year Major League career and spent 10 seasons as vice president and general manager of the Texas Rangers, headlines the Fourth Annual South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet on Jan. 15 at the American Bank Center.Doors open at 6:30pm.

The following week, on Jan. 22, the 2008 Astros Winter Caravan swings through town with a stop for lunch on board the USS Lexington. The event, which begins at 11:30am, features former Astro Jeff Bagwell, former Hook and current Astros catcher J.R. Towles, television analyst Jim Deshaies and Astros assistant general manager Ricky Bennett.

Tickets for both banquet and luncheon may be purchased by contacting the Corpus Christi Hooks at 361-561-4665 and

Proceeds benefit the Hooks' Field of Dreams program.

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