PITCH: TAlKS ON BASEBALL
Dan Shulman, Dave Bidini and Mike Wilner to headline PITCH #2: Unraveling the game.
The first PITCH event with Shi Davidi and John Lott sold out and we are happy to announce the lineup for PITCH #2: Unraveling the game.
PITCH: Talks On Baseball is a new speaker series. Think TED Talks with grass stains.
Our mission is to connect with the growing crowd of sophisticated baseball enthusiasts in Toronto by facilitating informed and entertaining discussions on the game we love. The format is broad and flexible and can include storytelling, presentations, debate, panels and lectures and is at the discretion of the guest speaker.
Every PITCH will include an interactive open question period with the speaker.
Pitch #2: Great Expectations
Dan Shulman (ESPN)
Dave Bidini (National Post)
Mike Wilner (Sportsnet Fan 590)
Meredith Rogers (H+K Canada)
Hosted by Jordan Strofolino.
Date: Monday, April 21, 7:00pm.
Venue: Centre for Social Innovation – Annex, 720 Bathurst (just south of Bloor).
Partners: Tallboys – Craft Beer House, Jays Care Foundation, Swingman Live.
Who’s behind this event?
Kevin Kennedy the founder of Swingman Live – an event-based marketing agency and co-owner of Tallboys – Craft Beer House. Back in 2011, he started Jays Days – a monthly fan meet-up event that recreates the ballpark experience in a pub atmosphere while the team is on the road. Jays games are screened with full audio and guests play trivia facilitated by the in-game host. www.facebook.com/JaysDays
Over the past year Swingman Live has hosted several local events including the Big Smoke Music Festival, Toronto Bike Awards, and the Christmas Craft Beer Carnival.
Kennedy is a member of the Centre for Social Innovation and on the Jays Care Foundation’s Young Professionals Committee.
Pitch & Jays Care
A portion of the proceeds from PITCH events will be donated to the Jays Care Foundation’s ChangeUp Campaign. The Jays Care Foundation (JCF) has partnered with the YMCA to build the Bridletowne Circle YMCA in the priority neighbourhood of Steeles-L’Amoreaux. JCF’s impact and presence will be in the creation and building of the Youth Zone at the Y.
Media contact: Kevin@SwingmanLive.com 647-225-1919