Former OSU baseball star Robin Ventura headlines fundraiser
BY Staff Reports
Friday, November 16, 2012
11/16/12 at 5:34 AM
Former Oklahoma State baseball player Robin Ventura will return to Stillwater for a fundraiser Friday night at the campus library.
Ventura, who is manager of the Chicago White Sox, is headlining the event hosted by the Friends of the OSU Library at 6:30 p.m. in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room.
Ventura will discuss his OSU and major-league playing careers as well as his first season as manager in Chicago.
At OSU in 1985-88, Ventura was a three-time All-American and led the nation in runs, RBI and total bases as a freshman.
Several of his records are still held, including the longest hitting streak of 58 games.
Ventura is a member of the College Baseball Hall of Fame.
Ventura went on to play professional baseball and spent a decade as third baseman for the White Sox. He was a two-time All-Star and a six-time Gold Glove winner.
General admission tickets are $50. To learn more, call 405-744-7273.
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