Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Matt Kemp @ A Day of Champions at Sports Museum of L.A. this Sunday

Remember when Kirk Gibson was selling all of his World Series items last year? And I was invited to the press conference at "The Sports Museum of Los Angeles". If not, click here.

That museum is amazing!

The museum is closed to the public but it will be open for fans this Sunday. Several sports athletes will be on hand.

Tickets priced at $500 for a family four-pack; individual tickets are available – adults $150, children $100; sponsorship packages begin at $5,000.  For event tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please call Levy, Pazanti & Associates at (310) 201-5033.

From The Sports Museum of Los Angeles 

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Yahoo! Sports presents A Day of Champions, Sunday, November 6, 2011, at the Sports Museum of Los Angeles benefiting The Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program.  The event honors WME's Adam Venit and his wife, designer and philanthropist Trina Venit with the 2011 Children's Choice Award.  Craig Ross and Ross Levinsohn chair.

The unique, family-oriented sports themed day-long event includes open access to the largest private collection of sports memorabilia and collectibles in the world.  Guests will meet and compete with some of the biggest names in professional, professional, Olympic and extreme sports including Matt Kemp (LA Dodgers), Eric Dickerson (NFL Hall of Famer), Matt Barnes (Lakers), Al-Farouq Amiru (LA Clippers), Dave Stewart (MLB, World Series MVP),  Baron Davis (Cleveland Cavaliers), Spencer Haywood (former NY Knick), Casey Bond (ormer SF Giants), Cade McNown (former Chicago Bear), Carmelita Jeter (IAAF World Champion), Rick Thorne (BMX Superstar), Josh Hansen (Supercross Pro), Ashley Force Hood (NHRA Funny Car driver), Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg (Freestyle Motocross 10-time X Games medalist), Ronnie Faisst (Freestyle Motocross 2011 X Games Gold medalist) and celebrity appearances by Russell Brand, Billy Bob Thorton, Jon Cryer, James Marsden, Chad Michael Murray, Milo Ventimiglia, Oliver Hudson, Robert Knepper and more.  A barbecue, special demonstrations and activities will allow guests to challenge athletes to basketball, football, soccer and boxing.  Batting cages, speed pitch, miniature golf, sumo wrestling, a Velcro wall and rock climbing round out the event.

The 32,000 square foot Sports Museum of Los Angeles contains 30 galleries showcasing more than 10,000 prized pieces.  Collected during a 25-year period by founder and CEO Gary Cypres, the permanent exhibits feature items dating to the 19th Century and include one-of-a-kind pieces from football, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, boxing, biking, soccer and other sports.

The Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program raises vital funds to support early stage pediatric cancer research at the Bogart laboratories located at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.  The Bogart Program is dedicated to supporting "bench to bedside" research to find cures and treatments for these diseases and to enhancing the quality of life of the children who survive them.  Please visit www.bogartfoundation.org.

Also visit http://www.sportsmuseumla.com/index.html.

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