I will not be in Scottsdale, Arizona this week for San Francisco Giants Spring Training. And it's killing me.
Because this Thursday March 7, 2013 Tommy Bahama's Restaurant is hosting "Tommy Bahama Presents an Evening with Willie Mays" at their restaurant at 15205 North Kierland Blvd in Scottsdale-- a cozy meet-and-greet with the greatest baseball player in the history of the game.
Sure, there's great food and drink, but there's also Mr. Willie Howard Mays in person. Talking baseball, posing for photos, and handing out autographed baseballs for dessert.
To complete this fantasy evening, the inimitable Marty Laurie, Bay Area sports media star and baseball history maven, will conduct a question and answer session with Mr. Mays about his life and about baseball. That alone is worth the price of a ticket.
There's apparently room for only 75 people (they have to expand that somehow) so if you're up for a once in a lifetime baseball experience like no other, check out the ...