"Iceman" Gervin at TAMIU's Sports Memorabilia Auction
A basketball icon will visit Laredo next week. San Antonio Spur legend
and Basketball Hall of Famer George "Iceman" Gervin will serve
as guest speaker at the third annual Texas A&M International University
Sports Memorabilia Auction, which will be held on Tuesday, August 10 at
the TAMIU Student Center Ballroom on campus. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
The evening will include live and silent auctions of unique sports collectibles,
a presentation by the Iceman, food from local restaurants and bar service
(two comp drinks per paid admission). Laredo Bucks head coach and general
manager Terry Ruskowski will serve as guest auctioneer.
Local restaurants committed to provide food for the evening are Frulatti
Cafe & Bakery, Coyote Creek Grill & Cantina, Johnny Carino's Country
Italian, Marble Slab Creamery, Mariachi Express, New York New York Sushi
Bar & Grill, Red Lobster and Olive Garden.
Individual admission is $50 and a group of 10 will be admitted for $450.
Children under 13 will be admitted free with an adult paid admission and
For reservations, call the TAMIU Athletics Department at 326-2891 from
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Live auction items include: Amado Pena framed print, Roger Staubach
autographed jersey, George Gervin autographed jersey, boxing glove autographed
by Oscar De La Joya and Sugar Shane Mosley, Tim Duncan game jersey and
shorts with autographed picture, Kevin Costner autographed picture with
movie worn Yankees pants and jacket from For the Love of the Game, Alamo
Bowl package, Spurs game worn pants (Jon Sunvold), basketball Signed by
2003-04 Denver Nuggets (with Carmelo Anthony ), movie worn football jersey
from The Replacements, Astros autographed jersey by Nolan Ryan, basketball
autographed by Kobe Bryant and Lebron James, boxing glove aurographed
by Max Schmeling with fight poster, dinner for two at Dr. Keck's home,
all-inclusive trip to Orchard Beach, Maine and Houston Gamblers helmet
signed by Kiki DeAyala.
Silent auction items include: Charlie Ward game issued Florida State
basketball jersey, Anna Kournikova autographed 8X10 and tennis ball, Red
Grange framed, signed and autographed lithograph, Cowboys mini helmet
signed by Walt Garrison, LaRoi Glover autographed jersey, Cowboys mini
helmet signed by Joey Galloway, Cowboys mini helmet signed by Richie Anderson
and Pete Hunter, Cowboys mini helmet signed by Richie Anderson, Cowboys
mini helmet signed by Quincy Carter and Aveion Cason, white panel football
signed by Quincy Carter, baseball signed by Jeff Nelson of Texas Rangers,
and a John David Crow signed football.
Also, a Mia Hamm signed jersey, Quintin Jammer signed San Diego Chargers
football, Darrell Green signed white panel football, baseball signed by
Dontrell Willis , T-shirt signed by Dominique Moceanu, hat signed by Sammy
Baugh, Cowboys mini helmet signed by Bob Lilly, Green Bay Packers football,
New York Jets football, Cowboys mini helmet signed by Dat Nguyen, San
Antonio Silver Stars basketball tickets, book signed by Dean Smith, baseball
signed by Gary Carter, football signed by Charlie Waters, football signed
by Chad Hennings and an autographed Dallas Stars pennant.
Also, a New York Jets mini helmet signed by Don Maynard, Malik Rose
autographed picture, Bruce Bowen autographed picture, Robert Horry autographed
picture, Seattle Seahawks wooden football, Lawrence Taylor check stub
and card with Micheal Strahan autographed poster, Chicago Bears football
signed by R. W. McQuarters, Cowboys season ticket package signed by Dat
Nguyen, Miami Dolphins pennant autographed by Sam Simmons, Gene Upshaw
autographed 8X10 picture, basketball signed by Kenny Smith, football signed
by Laredo Law, jersey signed by Laredo Law, Laredo Bucks autographed picture
and mini stick.
Also, a Michael Vick autographed 8X10 photograph, Ricky Williams autographed
8X10 photograph, Steve Kerr autographed 8X10 photograph, Martina Hingis
framed autograph, Al Bigley original artwork, Al Bigley autographed print,
Liz Masakayan signed volleyball, USA hockey sweater and pin set, picture
autographed of Mike Eruzione and Laredo Heat signed jersey.
For more information, call the TAMIU Athletics Department at 326-2891.
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