A long list of football, baseball and hockey legends — along with actors Tom Guiry (Scotty Smalls) and Chauncey Leopardi (Squints) from the classic movie The Sandlot — will visit Batavia in October for the Legends & Stars autograph and sports collectibles show taking place at Batavia Downs Gaming Center, 8315 Park Road.
Scheduled to appear on Friday, Oct. 25 are Buffalo Bills greats Jim Kelly, Marv Levy, Keith McKeller, Billy Shaw and Thurman Thomas, and NHL/Buffalo Sabres legend Rene Robert of the famed French Connection.
Headliners on Saturday, Oct. 26 include current and former Buffalo Bills Lorenzo Alexander, Lawyer Milloy, Ed Oliver, Harrison Phillips, Devin Singletary, Levi Wallace, Ted Washington and Tre’Davious White, and NFL greats Jerome Bettis, Larry Brown, Alvin Harper, Russell Maryland, Anthony Miller and Ricky Williams. Also appearing are MLB stars Roberto Alomar, Wil Cordero, Andre Dawson and Joe Morgan, along with The Sandlot’s Guiry and Leopardi.
Signing times for all autograph sessions will be announced. Please visit legendsandstars.net for updates.
Admission to the event, which will also feature dozens of sports card and memorabilia dealers from across the country, is just $8 per person, per day. Children 12 and under will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Individuals 18 and older will receive a $7 free play voucher for the casino with the purchase of admission to the Legends & Stars event. Additionally, paid admission will include one free autograph from Keith McKeller on Friday and Will Cordero on Saturday.
Show hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. For more information on autograph pricing, signing times, mail orders and purchasing advance autograph tickets, please visit legendsandstars.net.