We are so thrilled an excited to announce that Ron Darling and Ed Kranepool will be attending the Queens Baseball Convention!
Both Ron and Ed will be there for two hours each. Part of their time will be used for a Q&A session, and the rest for an autograph session. Autographs are included as part of your price of admission.
This event is really starting to take off! Thank you all for your support, and we’ll see you at McFadden’s Citi Field on January 18th!
EVENT TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND CANCELATION
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW. THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT!
The Opening Ceremonies
It’s your chance to dunk some of the most infamous folks from twitter
Our favorite mascot from Brooklyn is coming by!
From George Burns to Seinfeld, the Mets keep popping up in popular culture. More details to come with moderator David Krell.
Little roller up along first….
Can you buzz in and identify the famous play in Queens Baseball history before your opponents?
You loved him as a 1986 Met, you love him on SNY….now here’s your chance to spend some time with Ron for some Q&A time.
We’ll keep the kids busy while you enjoy Ron Darling. Name the person who plays third base for the Mets…
Bingo, but you’re going to have to figure out the numbers on your own. We say Keith…check your B column to see if you have the corresponding number B-17.
2:00 Ron Darling Autographs (Area C)
Ron will sign autographs…it’s all part of your admission ticket! Ron has to go at 3 so line up and don’t miss out! (Subject to time restrictions)
Mark Simon of ESPN New York takes us back through some of the most unusual victories the Mets ever had!
Can you answer five trivia questions without the help of a lifeline? It’s your chance to win prizes.
Kids get their own jersey parade.
2:45 The Baseball Jersey Parade (Upper Area)
Watch adults walk around while showing off their favorite baseball jerseys. Why? Because it is fun! Judge Paul Lukas from Uni Watch will be on-hand looking for something that catches his eye. You might win with a really obscure player, or maybe just a Mercury jersey will do it.
3:00 Kids Drawing Contest (Kids Area)
Fan-favorite Ed Kranepool takes your questions!
Paul Lukas of Uni Watch will be on hand for some jersey trivia.
With moderator Michael Ceserano. More details to come.
4:15 Adults Scavenger Hunt
4:30 The Dating Game (Trivia Area)
One bachelorette and three bachelors. Do we have a match?
Some of the biggest names in Mets blogging join moderator Mark Healey (Going 9 Baseball) for a discussion of the ascendancy of the blog as part of the Mets fan experience.
Top 5 answers on the board…name a shortstop! Is your team of four smarter and faster than the opponents? Then maybe you’ll win some prizes!
Greg Prince from Faith and Fear In Flushing hosts this Mets-themed panel. That’s him on the right and hopefully he will bring that cool cap he is wearing.
6:00 Banner Parade (Upper Area)
We’ll have markers and cardboard for the kids (and adults) to make some banners, and we’ll have a quick Banner Parade through the QBC
We’re not quite ready to announce this one yet, but when you think of the number 14 what pops into mind? Integrity? Leadership?
It’s the Annual Mazzy Awards. Here is a recap of last year’s ceremony where we honored Mets Player of the Year, Mets Executive of the Year, Fan of the Year and more!
You can vote for Mets Player of the Year below!
Plus more stuff for kids to do, a few scavenger hunts for kids and adults, and more to come!
Then after the event, McFadden’s will be hosting an after-party. Details on that to come!
My book! $9 for paperback, $3 for eBook/kindle.