Auction Items Announced for YSU Baseball's First Pitch Breakfast

The YSU Baseball First Pitch Breakfast will have an attractive list of auction items available
The YSU Baseball First Pitch Breakfast will have an attractive list of auction items available

The Youngstown State baseball program will host its First Pitch Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 6, at The Embassy in Boardman. In addition to the breakfast and featured speaker Ferguson Jenkins, there will be various autographed bats, signed jerseys, event tickets and other miscellaneous items up for auction.

Doors will open at 7:45 a.m. with the buffet beginning at 8:30 and the program commencing at 9. Tickets are still available, ranging from general admission tickets being $20 apiece, and reserved seats being 30 each. There are corporate and family tables available for $500, which includes 10 breakfast and raffle tickets, premium seating at the event, recognition on and a custom Jenkins autographed item. Premium reserved tables are also available for $300.

Jenkins is a Baseball Hall of Famer who won the Cy Young Award in 1971. He starred for the Chicago Cubs for most of his career, and he also pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox from 1965-83.

For tickets, call YSU associate head coach Kevin Smallcomb at (970) 978-0504 or by emailing

Below is a preliminary list of items to be available for auction on Saturday:

Autographed Bats:

  • Johnny Bench
  • George Brett
  • Eric Hosmer
  • Andre Dawson

Autographed Jerseys:

  • Lorenzo Cain (World Series)
  • Johnny Bench
  • Ferguson Jenkins
  • Andre Dawson
  • Gaylord Perry


  • Johnny Bench Autographed Mini Helmet
  • Alex Gordon Autographed Helmet
  • Salvador Perez Autographed World Series Baseball
  • Alex Gordon Autographed World Baseball
  • Eric Hosmer Autographed World Series Baseball
  • Travis Fryman Autographed Baseball
  • Frank Thomas Autographed Baseball
  • Ozzie Smith Autographed Baseball
  • Vinny Castilla Autographed Baseball
  • Lake Erie Hockey Suite Tickets (18) and parking passes (3)
  • Cleveland Indians Ticket Package
  • Ohio Flame Fire Pit
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