Tickets Available for YSU Baseball First Pitch Breakfast

Steve Gillispie
Steve Gillispie

The Youngstown State baseball program has begun selling tickets for the 2015 First Pitch Breakfast, which will feature Hall-of-Fame catcher Johnny Bench and university president Jim Tressel.

Tickets for the event, which will be Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Maronite Center in Youngstown, start at $25 for general admission seats, and premium reserved seats are available for $50 apiece. Corporate and group tables can also be reserved, and they include eight breakfast and raffle tickets, premium seating and sponsor recognition on Corporate sponsor packages include two seats at a dinner with the speakers and the YSU coaching staff that will be held Friday, Jan. 16, at Michael Alberini's in Boardman. A group table of reserved seats is $400, and corporate packages are $700.

Doors will open at 8 a.m., and the breakfast buffet will begin at 8:30 a.m. The program will start at 9.

The breakfast will be a full buffet prepared by the kitchen of Blue Wolf Events, and there will be live and silent auctions and a 50/50 raffle. Each guest will be entered into a raffle for two grand prizes. One prize is a catered suite for 20 at Eastwood Field during a YSU baseball game, and the second prize is $250 in cash.

A form to order tickets is available at Tickets can also be ordered by contacting YSU associate head coach Kevin Smallcomb at or (970) 978-0504.