Revolution Offer Fans Chance To Dine With Former Orioles

May 8, 2008 - Atlantic League (AtL) - York Revolution

News Release

(York, Pa): If world competitive eating champion Joey Chestnut can put away 66 hot dogs in just 12 minutes, what kind of damage could you and a former Oriole great do to a buffet if you had two hours? The York Revolution is anxious to find out.

On all Tuesday home dates this season the Revolution will offer fans the chance to have an all-you-can-eat dinner with a former Oriole for the price of 30 dollars apiece, 27 dollars if purchased in advance of the game. This unique event for local Oriole fans to dine with their heroes will begin on May 13 against the Newark Bears, when Joe Orsulak visits Sovereign Bank Stadium. Currently, eight former Orioles are scheduled to appear (schedule and player availability subject to change.) Highlighting the schedule are all-time greats Boog Powell and Davey Johnson, in addition to York Revolution fan favorite Al Bumbry. Scheduled to appear are:

May 13 vs. Newark

Joe Orsulak, 1988-1992

June 10 vs. Somerset

Billy Ripken, 1987-1992, 1996

June 17 vs. Bridgeport

Rick Krivda, 1995-1997

July 1 vs. Newark (Tentative)

Davey Johnson, 1965-1971 (Player), 1996-1997 (Manager)

-1968, 1969, 1970 and 1973 All-Star

-Current Manager of USA Olympic Baseball Team (2008- Beijing, China)

July 22 vs. Bridgeport

Mickey Tettleton, 1988-1990

-1989 and 1994 All-Star

August 5 vs. Newark

Al Bumbry, 1972-1984

-1973 American League Rookie of the Year

-1980 All-Star

-1983 World Series Champion

August 12 vs. Southern Maryland

Boog Powell, 1961-1974

-1968, 1969, 1970 and 1971 All-Star

-1970 American League Most Valuable Player

-1970 World Series Champion

September 9 vs. Bridgeport

Mike Bordick, 1997-2002

-2000 All-Star

Oriole fans are encouraged to keep an eye on YorkRevolution.com for periodic updates on which Tuesday each player will be appearing, and additional players to be added to Tuesday home games this season. Appearances are always subject to change, including which date each player may appear on. Davey Johnson\'s status for July 1 is tentative, due to his responsibilities as Manager of the 2008 United States Olympic Baseball Team. The buffets begin at 6 p.m., and last until 8 p.m. in the Bud Light Picnic Pavilion, situated beyond the right field wall at Sovereign Bank Stadium. All-you-can-eat menu options include pulled barbeque chicken, grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, deli salad, baked beans, corn on the cob and dessert.

For ticket information, please call the Apple Chevrolet Ticket Office at 717-801-HITS, ext. 250.

The York Revolution Professional Baseball Club is a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, and owned by Opening Day Partners. Home games are played at Sovereign Bank Stadium, located at 5 Brooks Robinson Way, York, PA 17401. For more information, please call 717-801-HITS (4487), or visit the Revolution online at www.YorkRevolution.com.


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