It’s the 2014 Smoky Joe Wood Raffle

$2 per ticket or $10 for 6 tickets.
Drawing date: Aug. 15
Winners Pick Up: Aug. 17, 9 am in Wallingford. Or arrange otherwise.
Karl Cicitto, 860-668-0160 Alan Cohen, 860-232-1441

From the Guy Who Covers Sports:

A short stack of baseball books donated by our friend Courant Sports Editor Jeff Otterbein. Flyin’ Hawaiian (2014) by Shane Victorino, How to Speak BB (2014) by Charlton & Cook, Rage (2014) by Bill Denehy & Golenbock (Advanced Reading Copy w Press Release), Field of Our Fathers, An Illustrated History of Fenway (2011) by Richard Johnson, Crazyball (2014) by Wilner & Rappoport and a non-BB bonus book: Great Moments of the U.S. Open (USGA, 2013) forward by Nicklaus. 2 HC large format, 1 small HC, 3 SC Trade size.

Walgreens: Game Day Basket of Coke, Sunscreen, Sun Glasses, Chips, peanuts and crackerjacks.

Hartford Distributing: A Case of PERE JACQUES by Goose Island Brewing of Chicago. 24 bottles. Belgian Style Ale. Warm molasses color, dark fruit aroma, rich caramel flavor, rich soft body. Beer Advocate: 88.

Hartford Distributing: A Case of SOFIE (Goose Island). Six 4-packs. 80% Belgian Style Ale, 20% Belgian Style Ale aged in wine barrels with citrus peel. Champagne color, white pepper aroma, citrus & vanilla flavor, sparkling body. Beer Advocate: 92.

Hartford Distributing: A Case OF MATILDA (Goose Island). Six 4-packs. Belgian Strong Pale Ale. Golden sunrise color, baking spice aroma, fruity, biscuity malt flavor, dry. Beer Advocate: 90.

Travelers Championship: 4 Day Passes to the 2015 Tournament in Cromwell. Good for any day next year.

Boston Red Sox: Four (4) Grandstand seats to 2014 game of choosing after August 18. Yankee games excluded.

Hooker Brewing: A certificate for a group of 8 to an open house, tour and tasting event. Included are (4) pint glasses.

Dick’s Sporting Goods: A $50 gift certificate.

Baseball Hall of Fame: Four admission passes.

New York Mets: 4 field level seats at Citi Field in Flushing to a game of choice in September, Mon-Thur. games only.

New Britain Rock Cats: 4 Reserved Seats to a 2015 game in April or May.

Bob’s Stores Family Apparel & Footwear: A gift bag of 6 MLB logo T Shirts; 3 NYY & 3 Boston.

Golfers’ Warehouse:     A pair of Titlelist baseball caps, each emblazoned on the side with an MLB team logo, one NYY and one Boston. Plus a $25 gift certificate.

Bridgeport Bluefish: 4 tickets to a 2014 or 2015 game.

The Sports Authority:    A gift  card.  Value TBD.

Boston Bruins Hockey Club: A 2013-14 team autographed hockey stick.

Proceeds will be used to offset costs of the Sept. 17 Panel Discussion at the Mark Twain House. Funds remaining will be placed in the Chapter Treasury.

Odds of winning depend upon the final number of tickets purchased so by all means support the Chapter and buy a lot of tickets!


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