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Night of Memories

The 2018 Night of Memories was held on January 13, 2018 at the Vanderburgh County 4H Center. Featured guests included MLB Hall of Famers Bob Gibson and Tony La Russa, NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Bob Griese, Don Mattingly, Jerad Eickoff and Rick Ankiel!

About the Night of Memories

The Night of Memories is the main fundraising event for the Tri-State Hot Stove League. Since 1993, we have raised over $1.25 million dollars that has been distributed to youth organizations, contributed to local athletic programs and to help fund our yearly scholarship. The Night of Memories consists of two events, the autograph session, which is open to all ages, is held at the 4H Activities Center. Admission is $25/person, you must also purchase autograph tickets for each item you would like signed. Admission tickets may be purchased online, autograph tickets are only available at the door. The chat session & auction, which is a 21 and over event, is held in the 4H auditorium (located at the top of the hill). Admission to the chat session & auction is $25/person, if you attend the autograph session, your admission ticket is good for the chat session & auction, as long as you are 21 or older.

Autograph Session

All Ages Welcome


This is an all ages event, children must be accompanied by an adult. Everyone in attendance must have an admission ticket, if you would like to have any items signed you will need to purchase autograph tickets (not available online, only sold at the door). Pricing per autograph varies by guest and is listed below.

Chat Session & Auction

Ages 21 & Over

5:30-6:30pm – Silent Auction Begins

6:30-7:00pm – Introduction of Guests/Presentation of the Legends Award

7:00-8:00pm – Chat Session

8:10-9:30pm – Live Auction

Bob Gibson

Flats & Balls – $55
Jerseys & Bats – $75
No Inscriptions

Tony La Russa

All Items – $50
Inscriptions – $10

Don Mattingly

Flats & Balls – $35
Jerseys & Bats – $75
Inscriptions – $10

Bob Griese

Flats, Mini Helmets & Balls – $30
Jerseys & Helmets – $50
Inscriptions – $10

Rick Ankiel

All Items – $20

Jerad Eickhoff

All Items – $15

Bob Gibson
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tony La Russa
Hall of Fame Manager

St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox.

Don Mattingly
Miami Marlins Manager

Memorial HS

Rick Ankiel
Retired MLB Pitcher/Outfielder

St. Louis, KC, Atlanta, Washington, Houston & New York Mets

Jerad Eickhoff
Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher

Mater Dei HS

Wayne Hagin
Master of Ceremonies