Greg Pryor, former MLB infielder, and member of the 1985 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals will give the talk, “From the Hot Stove League to the World Series”. Pryor will highlight some of his personal MLB experiences including the infamous Disco Demolition Night, the Pine Tar Game, and winning the 1985 World Series. He will speak from 3:30-4:30 p.m. followed by a public question-and-answer session. Pryor will also be selling signed copies of his book, The Day The Yankees Made Me Shave. Autographed photos available on a first-come, first-served basis.
This author talk is free and open to the public, located in our second-floor classroom. Limited seating is available.Paid admission is required to access the Big League Fun exhibit.
Greg Pryor played part or all of ten seasons in Major League Baseball, including the World Series-winning Kansas City Royals in 1985. Since 1994, Pryor has been the co-owner of Life Priority Health and Nutrition at www.lifepriority.com. In 2019, he self-published the book, The Day The Yankees Made Me Shave. In its 5th printing, the personally autographed book is available at www.gregorypryor.com (Foreword written by MLB Hall of Fame manager, Tony La Russa). Married to Michelle since 1979, they have three daughters and two grandchildren.
Westerns Base Ball Club of Topeka
Saturday, August 13, 1-3:30 p.m.
Members of the group will be dressed in their old-time uniforms and available for pictures, showing examples of vintage equipment, talking about what they do as reenactors, and where people can see a game.
The Westerns Base Ball Club of Topeka (KS) was formed to educate and entertain as they re-create the game of baseball as it was played in its early years. The original Westerns team was formed in 1869 and played through 1882. The modern team uses the rules of baseball from that time.