We’re now within single-digit sleeps of Pitchers & Catchers, and in the last few days the wait has gotten a lot more interesting, with the media standing vigil on more than just the departure of the equipment trucks for Surprise, Arizona.
Regardless of what develops over the next few days, Thursday night should be pretty energetic. Our second Newberg Report book release party of the winter will be at Sherlock’s Baker St. Pub in Dallas (9100 N. Central Expressway, at the northeast corner of Central and Park Lane), three nights from now, February 10, starting at 6:00 p.m. and going until 8:30 or 9:00.
Rangers Managing Partner/CEO Chuck Greenberg and new TV play-by-play man John Rhadigan will join us for a couple hours of Q&A (your questions), and I’m expecting to have someone from the Rangers’ Baseball Operations crew as well. We’ll also conduct a live charity auction of some unique Rangers memorabilia, which I’ll detail before that night. Ben Rogers & Skin Wade, from the ESPN 103.3 FM morning show, will emcee the evening, and Luther Davis of Davis Auctioneers will preside over the auction.
Proceeds from the auction will go to the Rangers Foundation to help support area kids in need.
I’ll also have copies of the 2011 Bound Edition on sale – as well as the brand new Newberg Report T-shirts – but unlike the December event, you don’t need to buy a book to attend.
Hope to see you Thursday night – though I’m guessing we’ll be talking before then . . . .