2023 First Pitch Luncheon

2023 First Pitch Luncheon

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (CST)


The First Pitch Luncheon on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, with presenting sponsor Jim Turner Chevrolet, provides a preview of the upcoming baseball and softball seasons for Baylor University and McLennan Community College. 

This exciting event includes a preview of Baylor’s upcoming season from head baseball coach Mitch Thompson and head softball coach Glenn Moore. McLennan Community College head softball coach Chris Berry as well as head baseball coach Tyler Johnson also provide a preview to their upcoming seasons. 

This year's guest speaker is Shawn Tolleson, former pitcher for the Dodgers and Texas Rangers. 

Registration is required and tickets are non-refundable.


Shawn Tolleson is a former Major League baseball player with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Texas Rangers. Shawn is most remembered for the 2015 season in which he served as the closer for the Texas Rangers. He finished the season with 35 saves and led Major League baseball with 22 saves after the All-Star break. He helped lead the Rangers to an improbable post-season appearance that year and finished 10th in Cy Young voting.

Shawn lives in his hometown of Fairview, Texas with his wife and 3 kids. He serves as a deacon at his church and leads a small group Bible study in his home each week. He is involved in coaching youth sports and enjoys spending quality time with his family, friends, and community. Shawn prefers to be outside when possible.

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1001 S. Martin Luther King Blvd
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Wednesday, January 25, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (CST)

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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