Former major league outfielder Joey Gathright headlines 16th annual Leland Hot Stove League Banquet

Former major league outfielder Joey Gathright headlines 16th annual Leland Hot Stove League Banquet
Boston Red Sox center fielder Joey Gathright stretches to catch a deep fly by Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista in the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) (Source: Elise Amendola)

LELAND, N.C. (WECT) - Former Major League Baseball player Joey Gathright is the keynote speaker for the 16th annual Leland Hot Stove League Banquet.

The event will be held Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. at the North Brunswick High School auxiliary gymnasium.

Gathright played for the Tampa, Kansas City, Boston, and Chicago Cubs. UNCW baseball coach Randy Hood is also scheduled to speak.

Tickets to the Hot Stove event are $25. Visit www.lelandnchotstove.org for more information.

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