Night of Memories

What is the Night of Memories?

The Night of Memories is the main fundraising event for the Tri-State Hot Stove League. This event has raised over $2 million dollars that has been distributed to youth organizations, local athletic programs and other not-for-profit organizations.


January 20, 2024

Meeks Family Fieldhouse

Our 2024 event took place on January 20 at Meeks Family Fieldhouse in the Carson Center on the campus of the University of Evansville. 

2024 Night of Memories

Featured Guests

Tony Perez

Reds Hall of Famer

Ted Simmons

Cardinals Hall of Fame Catcher

Don Mattingly

Yankee Legend & Hometown Hero

Bret Saberhagen

Two Time AL Cy Young Award Winner

Al Hrabosky

The Mad Hungarian

Jerad Eickhoff

Mater Dei Alum & MLB Pitcher

Colson Montgomery

White Sox #1 Minor League Prospect

Cameron Decker

North Grad & Dodger Minor Leaguer

Wayne Hagin

Master of Ceremonies

Bob Griese at Autograph Session

Autograph Session


The autograph session is an all-ages event, children 12 and under are admitted free of charge but must be accompanied by an adult with a paid admission ($25). All items to be signed will need to have a purchased autograph ticket (not available online, only sold at the door).

Autograph Pricing

Autograph prices are determined by the type of item being signed. If there are two dollar amounts listed, the first amount is for hats, flats (ie. pictures, cards) and balls. The second amount is for bats, helmets and other larger items to be signed. 

Inscriptions are $25 each and will be limited to one per item. Tony Perez will not be signing inscriptions.

Don Mattingly - $65/$100

Ted Simmons - $50/$80

Tony Perez - $50/$80

Bret Saberhagen - $40/$50

Al Hrabosky - $20

Colson Montgomery - $35/$50

Cameron Decker – Free

First autograph is free, each additional item is $10/each


Meeks Family Fieldhouse
Doors Open at 5pm

The chat session and auction, is a 21 and over event, and takes place in the Meeks Family Fieldhouse in the Carson Center. 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.

Wayne Hagin Master of Ceremonies

Silent Auction

Our Silent Auction is powered by Handbid. Download the app and bid from the comfort of home or keep up with the action from your seat at the event!

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Past Guests

Don Mattingly & Bob Griese at the Night of Memories
Steve Garvey at Night of Memories

Featured guests for this event include Hall of Fame athletes from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association and even Olympic Gold Medalists.

Meadowlark Lemon

Bobby Allison
Rick Ankiel
Clint Barmes
Aaron Barrett
Andy Benes
Raymond Berry
Lou Brock
Don Buse
Steve Carlton
Jamey Carroll
Jack Clark
Roger Clemens
Danny Cox
Andre Dawson
Cameron Decker
Elijah Dunham
Jim Edmonds
Jerad Eickhoff
Darrell Evans
Bob Feller
George Foster
Kyle Freeland
Steve Garvey
Bob Gibson
Goose Gossage
Mark Grace
Bob Griese
Wayne Hagin
Kevin Hardy
Keith Hernandez
Whitey Herzog
Paul Hornung
Al Hrabosky
Tommy John
Andruw Jones
Jim Kiick
Harmen Killebrew
Lily King
Ray Lankford
Tony LaRussa
Johnny Latner
Meadowlark Lemon
Larry Little
Don Mattingly
Denny McClain
Graig Nettles
Tony Perez
Gaylord Perry
Bobby Plump
Brooks Robinson
Scott Rolen
Bret Saberhagen
Ted Simmons
Enos Slaughter
Lee Smith
Ozzie Smith
Andy Van Slyke
Jon Warden
Brad Wilkerson

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