weld county, Colorado
"Where every youth deserves a chance to play baseball."

Breakfast Event

February 2, 2019

Doors open @ 7:30am Breakfast is @ 8:00am. 

Tickets are available at the door - $15 ea.

at  Island Grove Event Center

421 N 15th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631-2049

Raffle tickets will be sold which can be used for free admission to the Breakfast

1st prize > $1500 Travel Voucher.

2nd prize > $250 cash.

3rd Prize > autograph Ball.

Tickets can be purchased at

GoJos, Garretson's, Sears Real Estate

or

call 970-371-0169

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS – LINEUP CARD

Emcee

Mike Rice - KOA Sports Commentator

National Anthem

Performed by Grace Drake

1st Hitter

Andy McRoberts – Greeley Parks and Recereation

2nd Hitter

Coach Carl Iwasaki – UNC Baseball

3rd Hitter

Bob Johnson & Dave Bond – Top Half of Inning Auction

4th Hitter

Steve Baker Friends of Baseball Awards

5th Hitter

Dick Monfort - Colorado Rockies Owner and CEO

6th Hitter

Ryan Spilborghs - Former MLB Player & Rockies TV Commentator

7th Hitter

Bob Johnson & Dave Bond – Bottom Half of Inning Auction

8th Hitter

Nick Vasquez Touch'em All Raffle Winners (present to win)

9th Hitter

Tommy Thompson - John "Irish" Murphy Grand Slam Raffle Winner

Designated Hitter Mike Sage – Grand Prize Raffle Winners (need not be present to win)

Closer

Mike Rice - KOA Sports Commentator

 

 

GUEST SPEAKER Ryan Spilborghs

     

Broadcaster:  Ryan Adam Rene Jean Spilborghs is an American baseball broadcaster for AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain & SiriusXM's MLB Network Radio, and a former professional baseball outfielder.

Born: Sep 05, 1979 (age 39) ˇ Santa Barbara, CA

Height: 6' 1"

Spouse: Stacey Spilborghs

Education: University of California, Santa Barbara

Children: Tatum Spilborghs (Son) ˇ Kierra Esperanza Spilborghs (Daughter)

Timeline:

2005:  He made his Major League debut for the Rockies on July 16, 2005 against the Cincinnati Reds and recorded his first hit in that game, a single to right field off of Todd Coffey.

2006:  He rejoined the Rockies in 2006 and hit his first home run on May 29 off of Jim Brower of the San Diego Padres.

2008:  In 2008, he made the team from spring training, serving as the fourth outfielder.

2009:  On August 24, 2009, in the 14th inning against the San Francisco Giants with the Rockies down 4-2, Spilborghs homered off pitcher Merkin Valdéz for the first walk-off grand slam in Rockies history.

2012:  On May 4, 2012, Spilborghs was traded to the Texas Rangers organization for cash considerations, played for the Triple-A Round Rock Express.

2014:  On February 6, 2014, it was announced that Spilborghs had joined the Root Sports Rocky Mountain broadcasting team, where his primary role is sideline reporting during games; however he occasionally provides in booth color commentary.

Guest Speaker – Dick Monfort

                                  

          Dick Monfort enters his 20th season with the Rockies franchise in 2017 and continues in his role as owner/chairman and chief executive officer for the club. A Colorado native, Monfort and the Colorado Rockies Ownership Group have established the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club as a leading organization in the Rocky Mountain Region in both sports and business.

Born April 27, 1954, Monfort makes his home in Greeley, Colo., and he has three children: daughter Lyndsey (and son-in-law Aaron Graber) and sons Walker and Sterling who both work with him at the Colorado Rockies.

 

 

 

 

EMCEE Mike Rice

          A trusted voice in Colorado journalism for nearly three decades with an energetic, engaging and friendly style, Mike is comfortable calling play-by-play, hosting a talk show and serving as a studio host, anchor and reporter. A versatile broadcaster with a wealth of experience, he has been covering sports in Colorado since 1991.