Brett, Burke Headline Banquet Tonight

Jan. 17, 2013

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The 2013 Tennessee Baseball Leadoff Banquet is scheduled to take place as planned tonight at Thompson-Boling Arena despite some wintry weather in the Knoxville area.

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer George Brett will be the keynote speaker while former UT star and current ESPN and MLB Network analyst Chris Burke who will become the 19th inductee into the Tennessee Baseball Hall of Fame.

The preseason banquet will begin with a silent auction at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the start of the program at 7 p.m.

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