Penn State Baseball

Penn State baseball: Bream to speak at Nittany Lions’ dinner

Former Pittsburgh Pirate first baseman Sid Bream will be the keynote speaker at the Penn State baseball team’s third annual First Pitch Dinner on Jan. 31 at The Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel.

The evening will include a silent auction, introduction of the 2015 team and other festivities.

Doors will open for the general public at 6 p.m., while a cocktail reception for all former baseball players in attendance will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $70 per person for adults and $35 for children ages 3 to 12. All proceeds benefit Penn State baseball.

A second-round pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Bream was born in Carlisle and is familiar with State College, having served as the hitting coach for the State College Spikes in 2008. He presently resides in Pittsburgh.

Tickets can be purchased by emailing the Varsity S Club at or calling 867-2202. Sponsorship packages are available by emailing Loren Crispell at or calling him at 865-8140.