Gophers Host 19th Annual Pro & Legends Alumni Game, Feb. 2

Go Gophers! Gophers great and current Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins will be at the Pro & Legends Game
Go Gophers!
Gophers great and current Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins will be at the Pro & Legends Game
Go Gophers!

Jan. 23, 2013


The University of Minnesota baseball team will hold the 19th annual Pro & Legends Alumni Game on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 3:05 p.m., in the HHH Metrodome.

On the day of the game, Minnesota will take the field at 12:30 p.m. and take batting practice from 12:50-1:40 p.m. The Gopher alums will take their batting practice starting at 1:40 p.m. Introductions will at 2:45 with the game starting at 3:05 p.m.

The Pro & Legends Alumni team will be highlighted by current Major Leaguers Glen Perkins (Minnesota Twins-2006-present), Jack Hannahan (Cincinnati Reds) and Cole De Vries (Minnesota Twins-2012-present). Former Atlanta Braves Major Leaguer Greg Olson (Minnesota - 1989; Atlanta 1990-93) will manage the Pro & Legends team.

Public may purchase tickets to the event at Gate F. Tickets can also be purchased in advance by calling 1-800-UGOPHER.

Gopher Greats in Attendance
Luke Appert 2000-03 Gopher great
Jon Becker 2001-03 Gopher great
Jim Brower Current Pitching Coach-Kane County Cougars
MLB-Cleveland, 1999-2000
MLB-Cincinnati, 2001
MLB-Montreal, 2002
MLB-San Francisco, 2003-05
MLB-Baltimore, 2006
MLB-New York (AL) 2007)
JT Bruett  MLB-Minnesota Twins, 1992-93
Wes Denning 1994-95 Gopher great
Cole De Vries  MLB-Minnesota Twins*
John Gaub St. Louis Cardinals-AAA*
Justin Gominsky Houston Astros-A*
Jack Hannahan MLB-Cincinnati Reds*
Nate Hanson Minnesota Twins - AA*
Dustin Klabunde  St. Paul Saints *
Kyle Knudson Minnesota Twins-A*
Michael Kvasnicka Houston Astros-A*
Dan Lyons Long Island Ducks-Atlantic League*
Reid Mahon St. Paul Saints
Phil McDermott 1996-97 Gopher great
Tim McIntosh MLB-Milwaukee Brewers-1990-92, 93
MLB-Montreal 1993
MLB-New York (AL), 1996
Mark Merila  1991-94 Gopher great; scout with the San Diego Padres*
TJ Oakes Colorado Rockies-A*
Greg Olson MLB-Minnesota Twins, 1989
MLB-Atlanta, 1990-93
Nick O'Shea Cincinnati Reds-A*
Ben Pattee 2001-03 Gopher great
Glen Perkins MLB-Minnesota Twins*
Robb Quinlan MLB-Los Angeles Angels 2003-10
Brian Raabe MLB-Minnesota Twins - 1995-97
MLB-Seattle - 1997
MLB-Colorado 1997
Seth Rosin Philadelphia Phillies-A*
Sam Steidl 2000-04 Gopher great
Dan Wilson  MLB-Cincinnati, 1992-93
MLB-Seattle 1994-2005 (inducted into Mariners Hall of Fame July 2012)
* denotes current team