Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles in Cheektowaga will holds its very first Mystery Autographed Baseball event beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26. The store is located at 794 French Road.
One hundred autographed, authenticated baseballs of Baseball Hall of Famers, current and former stars, Buffalo Bills players, celebrities and more will be available for purchase on Aug. 26. To participate, guests will be asked to enter the store to purchase a ticket, and then proceed to the tent area to redeem their ticket for a Mystery Autographed Baseball. Each baseball will be wrapped and bagged to hide the identity of the autograph. Masks will be required and social distancing will be enforced at all times during the event.
Following is a list of baseballs that will be available.
Hall of Famers: Cal Ripken Jr., Lou Brock, Bob Gibson, Mike Schmidt, Willie McCovey, Johnny Mize, Duke Snider, Phil Niekro, Al Kaline, Billy Williams, Gaylord Perry, Ozzie Smith, Fergie Jenkins, Brooks Robinson, Rollie Fingers, Earl Weaver, Ralph Kiner, Red Schoendienst, Bill Mazeroski Jim Rice, Dennis Eckersley, Goose Gossage, Robin Roberts, Enos Slaughter, Bob Feller, Andre Dawson, Jim Palmer, Buck Leonard, Jack Morris, Don Sutton, Ray Dandridge, Jeff Bagwell, Jim Bunning, Bobby Doerr, Luke Appling, John Smoltz, Carlton Fisk.
Current and Former MLB Stars: Juan Soto, Luke Voit, Luis Severino, Justus Sheffield, Edwin Encarnacion, Evan Longoria, Albert Almora Jr., Marcus Stroman, Richard Urena, Commissioner Rob Manfred, David Wells, Lorenzo Cain, Miguel Tejada, Tony Kubek, Jonathon Papelbon, Mark McGwire, Omar Vizquel, Bobby Richardson, Adrian Gonzalez, Jose Canseco, Cesar Geronimo, Joe Carter, Cole Hamels, Elvis Andrus, Roy Oswalt, Josh Hamilton, Hanley Ramirez, Carlos Beltran, Chris Sale, Felix Hernandez, Robinson Cano, Bucky Dent, Frank Howard, Lou Piniella, Dusty Baker, Rafael Palmeiro, Al Rosen, Dave Winfield/Ron Guidry dual signed, Frank Viola, Joe Carter.
Buffalo Bills and NFL Greats: Marv Levy, Fred Jackson, Tremaine Edmunds, Tre White, Sean McDermott, Dick Butkus, Johnny Unitas.
Sports Stars and Celebrities: Mike Eruzione, John O’Hurley, Zac Efron, Rod Laver, Billy Jean King.
Each Mystery Autographed Baseball will be priced at $50 and the event is limited to 100 baseballs. To expedite the process and reduce the size of the crowd on Aug. 26, Mystery Autographed Baseball tickets can be pre-ordered beginning Wednesday, Aug. 19, by calling Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles at 656-0066.