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Sports Collectors Expo to Feature 17 Well-known Athletes
Sports Collectors Expo to Feature 17 Well-known Athletes


Seventeen stars from the NFL, NHL and Major League Baseball are scheduled to appear from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Sports Collectors Expo. The event is set to take place at Batavia Downs Gaming, located at 8315 Park Road, Batavia.

NFL greats scheduled to appear include former Buffalo Bills Marv Levy, Billy Shaw, Vince Ferragamo and Ken Jones. Other NFL greats including Don Maynard, Larry Brown, George Rogers, Jack Youngblood, Tom Mack and Rocky Bleier are also on the schedule. Levy, Shaw, Maynard, Youngblood and Mack are all members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

NHL stars to appear at Sports Collectors Expo include former Buffalo Sabres Danny Gare, Matt Barnaby and Brad May, along with Hockey Hall of Fame member Marcel Dionne.

Pitching great Luis Tiant and six-time World Series Champion Chris Chambliss will also appear at Sports Collectors Expo, along with Western New York native Joe Hesketh, who pitched for the Montreal Expos, Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox.

Admission to the event, which will also feature numerous sports card and memorabilia dealers from across the country, is just $6. Children under age 8 will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Individuals 18 and older will receive $5 in free play for the casino with the purchase of a ticket to the Sports Collectors Expo. Additionally, paid admission will include one free autograph from Jones and Hesketh.

James Spence Authentication, the industry leader in autograph authentication, will also participate in the event. 

For more information including autograph pricing, mail orders and appearance times, please visit The Sports Corner’s website at www.thepurplepeopleeaters.com


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