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Granite State Baseball Dinner

2017 Granite State Baseball Dinner

Granite State Baseball Dinner - November 18, 2017 - Radisson Hotel Expo Center (Manchester, NH)


The Granite State Baseball Dinner, presented by Northeast Delta Dental, is an annual charitable event that benefits three outstanding organizations: the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), New Hampshire's only comprehensive full-service children's hospital; the Ted Williams Museum, devoted to preserving and building on the rich tradition of our national pastime; and the Fisher Cats Foundation, a statewide charitable organization that provides scholarships to college-bound New Hampshire and Massachusetts high school student athletes in addition to supporting youth organizations and charities throughout the state.

This year's celebrity guest list includes:

  • Tony Perez - Hall of Fame infielder, played for Cincinnati (1964-76) and Boston (1980-82)
  • Chris Carpenter - 2005 Cy Young Winner
  • Rico Petrocelli - former Red Sox infielder (1965-76)
  • Oil Can Boyd - former Red Sox pitcher (1982-89)
  • Bernie Carbo - former Red Sox outfielder (1974-76, 1977-78)
  • Luis Tiant - former Red Sox pitcher (1971-78)
  • Orestes Destrade - former MLB infielder (1987-94) & ESPN Analyst
  • Bob Stanley - former Red Sox pitcher (1977-89)
  • Rich Gedman - former Red Sox catcher (1980-90)
  • Scott McGregor - former Orioles pitcher (1976-88)
  • Tippy Martinez - former Orioles pitcher (1976-86)
  • Tim Mayza - Fisher Cats pitcher and Blue Jays prospect who made his MLB debut in August
  • Jonathan Davis - Fisher Cats outfielder
  • Claudia Williams - Daughter of Ted Williams and Author of "Ted Williams: My Father"
  • Cody Dube - Orioles 10th round pick out of Keene State, and Windham, Maine native
  • Greg LaRocca - former major league infielder (2000-03)
  • Ben Bengtson - Pirates 23rd round pick out of Univ. of Hartford, and Concord, NH native


Through sponsorship donations, ticket sales, silent and live auctions, and raffle ticket sales, more than $100,000 was donated in 2017. Since 2007, the dinner has generated more than $1.7 million for these three worthy charities.

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Past Granite State Baseball Dinner Guests
Chris Carpenter Jackie Bradley Jr.Luis TiantCecil Fielder

CECIL FIELDER • DENNIS 'OIL CAN' BOYD • BERNIE CARBO • ALEX COBB • CHRIS COLABELLO • BROCK HOLT • JONNY GOMES • DOC GOODEN • JEFF LOCKE • FRED LYNN • FRED McGRIFF • TERRY O'REILLY• JOHNNY PESKY • RICO PETROCELLI • LUIS TIANT • HEIDI WATNEY • VICTORIA ARLEN • LOU MERLONI • ORESTES DESTRADE


Questions? Call the Box Office at (603) 641-2005 or email community@nhfishercats.com.

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