World Series Viewing Party on October 25th
The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum will host a World Series Viewing Party for the Opening Night of the 2016 Fall Classic on October 25th. Several current and former MLB Players will discuss post-season play and the game in general. Tickets start at $50 each with reserved tables and half tables available. The lineup of players includes: 2017 MSHOF inductee Jay Powell who was the winning pitcher in Game 7 of the 1997 Series, Jeff Brantley the former MSU pitcher that was playing with the Giants during the World Series interrupted by the earthquake, Cardinals third base coach Chris Maloney, former Yankee and Ole Miss player and coach Jake Gibbs, 1959 World Series participant Joe Gibbon, Jackson native and MLB catcher Stan Cliburn, former USM pitcher and MLB player Chad Bradford and MLB catcher and Delta State alum Barry Lyons. Others may be added to the list as they come available.
The doors will open at 5:30 with a reception and a barbeque dinner. At 6:30 the players will come on stage and answer questions about their experiences. At game-time everyone is invited to stay and watch Game 1 on the big screens throughout the museum. All proceeds go to support the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at the Museum office or at the link below. For any additional information, please contact 601-982-8264.