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Sports Collectors Expo to Visit Batavia Downs This Weekend
Sports Collectors Expo to Visit Batavia Downs This Weekend

A huge lineup of professional athletes — including several Hall of Famers and members of the Buffalo Bills, Braves and Sabres — are scheduled to appear at the Sports Collectors Expo Feb. 18 and 19 in Batavia. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Batavia Downs Gaming Center, 8315 Park Road, Batavia.

Scheduled to appear on Saturday, Feb. 18, are:
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Denny McLain, Ray Bentley
• 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.: Don Luce, Craig Ramsay
• 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Gerry Meehan, Phil Myre, Don Edwards
• 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Clint Malarchuk
• 12 to 1 p.m.: Adrian Dantley, Gar Heard, Dave Schultz, Bob Weiss, Bob Sauve
• 1 to 2 p.m.: Lawrence Taylor, James Harris, Herman Boone
• 2 to 3 p.m.: Vinny Pazienza, Clark Gilles, Grant Ledyard, Kevin Mitchell

Scheduled to appear on Sunday, Feb. 19, are:
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Denny McLain, Ray Bentley
• 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: The Hanson Brother, Kevin Mitchell
• 12 to 1 p.m.: Bruce Smith, Billy Shaw, David White
• 1 to 2 p.m.: James Lofton, Steve Tasker, Don Beebe
• 2 to 3 p.m. Mark Kelso, Mary Levy, Joe DeLamielleure, Scott Norwood

Admission to the event, which will also feature numerous sports card and memorabilia dealers from across the country, is just $8. Children under age 10 will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Individuals 18 and older will receive $7 in free play for the casino with the purchase of a ticket to the Sports Collectors Expo. Additionally, paid admission will include two free autographs each day: Bentley and Ledyard on Saturday and Bentley and White on Sunday.

James Spence Authentication, the industry leader in autograph authentication, will be authenticating at the show, while Kevin Campbell Signature Photography will be offering photo opportunities with the athletes.

For more information including autograph pricing, signing times and mail orders, please visit The Sports Corner’s website at www.thepurplepeopleeaters.com

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