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Tekulve, Bumbry to be honorary managers08/13/2009 1:34 PM ET
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The State College Spikes are proud to announce that former Major League pitcher Kent Tekulve and longtime Major League outfielder Al Bumbry will serve as honorary managers at the 2009 New York-Penn League All-Star Game on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
Tekulve will serve as honorary manager for the National League side in the All-Star Game and assist Brooklyn manager, Pedro Lopez, while Bumbry will be the American League squad's honorary skipper and aid Mahoning Valley manager, Travis Fryman.
Both former big leaguers will also sign autographs on a first-come, first-served basis prior to the game from 5-5:30 p.m, and throw out ceremonial first pitches at the Midsummer Classic.
Tekulve and Bumbry will join a star-studded list of celebrities at the events surrounding the 2009 New York-Penn League All-Star Game. Guests slated to appear include former Penn State forward Jamelle Cornley and former Penn State kicker Chris Bahr, who will meet fans at the Downtown State College All-Star Fan Fest on Sunday, Aug. 16. The roster of stars for the Celebrity Home Run Derby, which precedes the All-Star Game on Tuesday, is yet to be announced.
Great seats are still available for the 2009 New York-Penn League All-Star Game. Tickets to the All-Star Mountain Bash on Monday, Aug.17, at the Tussey Mountain Ski Resort from 4-9 p.m. are available, as well. For ticket information, please visit the Medlar Field at Lubrano Park Box Office, call the Spikes toll-free at (877) 99-SPIKES [877-997-7453], or log on to StateCollegeSpikes.com online.
The 2009 New York-Penn League All-Star Game is being presented by the Atherton Hotel, W.R. Hickey, TicketReturn, Tussey Mountain Ski Resort, the Allegheny Mountains Convention and Visitors Bureau, U.S. Foodservice, Mount Nittany Medical Center, the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau, Waste Management and Best Event Rental.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.