New York Mets 1969 World Series hero, Ron Swoboda will be hosting a charity luncheon at Gallagher’s Steak House in Manhattan this Tuesday at 12 Noon. The details are:
Swoboda At Gallagher’s Tuesday: Legendary 1969 World Champion Mets outfielder Ron Swoboda will host the “Power Hitter Power Lunch” on Tuesday, June 28, at noon at Gallagher’s Steak House in Manhattan. The event features a special luncheon menu as Swoboda takes a look at the New York Mets past and present. The event is priced at $62 and includes: three-course “Power Lunch,” Q & A session with the World Series hero, and one autograph per customer.
Gallagher’s is located at 228 West 52nd Street in New York City. Reservations are recommended by calling 212.245.5336. Swoboda made the greatest catch in World Series annals when he robbed the Orioles’ Brooks Robinson in Game 4 of the ’69 Fall Classic.
Gallagher’s will donate a portion of the proceeds to the AHRC New York City Foundation to benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. AHRC New York City Foundation presents the annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner; the 32nd edition is scheduled for Jan. 31, 2012.
Swoboda will also host a meet and greet on the evening of June 28 at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Entertainment Lounge (free admission), where fans will have the chance to win a signed collectible of his famous world series catch, autographed by both Swoboda and Robinson