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An Evening with Roberto Alomar With Special Guest Moderator, Canadian Great, Dave Bidini

Kitchener, ON - THEMUSEUM in Downtown Kitchener is pleased to announce that former Toronto Blue Jays Second Baseman, Major League Baseball All Star and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar will be at THEMUSEUM May 6th, 2014. 

Robbie Alomar will answer questions from the audience as well as sign autographs and pose for photos with guests. 

In addition, there will be a silent auction online leading up to the event which will continue the night of including a signed Roberto Alomar Blue Jays jersey, Toronto Maple Leaf Jake Gardiner signed hockey stick, four tickets to a Toronto Blue Jays game with a meet and greet prior to the first pitch with Blue Jays radio announcer Jerry Howarth, VIP tickets including parking, food and drinks to the LPGA and much more with proceeds going to support THEMUSEUM’s operations. 

“Today, cultural organizations need to be creative to be relevant and raise needed funds” explains David Marskell, CEO of THEMUSEUM, “and I am delighted that Robbie Alomar and Dave Bidini have agreed to join us for a fun evening.” 

Limited partnership packages are still available that include a pre event meet and greet with Robbie as well as dinner afterwards by contacting Melissa.Stephens@THEMUSEUM.ca 

Tickets available online at www.THEMUSEUM.ca 

Doors open at 7:00pm and the evening begins at 7:30pm

Dave Bidini 

Author and musician Dave Bidini is the only person to have been nominated for a Gemini, Genie and Juno as well CBC's Canada Reads. A founding member of Rheostatics, he has written 12 books, including On a Cold Road, Tropic of Hockey, Around the World in 57 1/2 Gigs, and Home and Away. He has made two Gemini Award-nominated documentaries and his play, the Five Hole Stories, was staged by One Yellow Rabbit Performance Company, touring the country in 2008. His third book, Baseballissimo, is being developed for the screen by Jay Baruchel, and, in 2010, he won his third National Magazine Award, for "Travels in Narnia." He writes a weekly column for the Saturday Post and, in 2011, he published the Toronto Book Award-nominated Writing Gordon Lightfoot. His latest book is ‘Keon and Me: My Search for the Lost Soul of the Leafs.’ 

Roberto Alomar 

Robbie established several milestones for a second baseman including 12 straight All-Star appearances (1990-2001) and a record 10 Gold Gloves at the position. Other accomplishments include: 

  • Batting over .300 nine times 
  • Posting an on-base pct. Over .400 times 
  • Scoring 100 or more runs six times 
  • Driving in 100 or more runs twice 
  • Stealing 30 or more bases eight times 
  • Winner of four Silver Slugger awards 
  • Inducted as a Blue Jay into the Baseball Hall of Fame 

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