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-San Francisco, 2003-05|
|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-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|
|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|
|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|
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