I WAS BORN TO PLAY BASEBALL
301 Grant Street
One Oxford Centre - 6th floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
*Main lobby-take glass elevators to the 4th floor. Follow River’s Club Signs to the private elevator. Take private elevator to 6th floor and you will find the “Chuck Tanner Banquet” as you step of the elevator.
5:30 pm Registration and Start of the Silent Auction
6:00 pm Cocktail Reception
6:30 pm Unveiling of Signature Art Piece
7:00 pm Welcome
Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
Rotary Club of Pittsburgh Programs & Projects
Introduction of the Master of Ceremonies
7:15 pm Dinner and the start of the Live Auction
7:35 pm Banquet Program Begins
Your appetite, a giving spirit, your sparkling personality and of course your credit card.
- Born and raised in New Castle Pennsylvania just outside of Pittsburgh
- Baseball career spanned 60 years, with 8 years as a player and 19 years as a major league manager
- Managed the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1977 through 1985
- In his 3rd season with the Bucs, he led the team to the World Series Championship – A Market Square rally followed with the theme "We Are Family"
- He is revered as optimistic leader who instilled confidence and inspired his players.
Chuck Tanner Lifetime Achievement Award
Lanny Frattare - For 33 years he was a play-by-play announcer for Major League Baseball's Pittsburgh Pirates, the longest such tenure in the team's history. -wikipedia.org
Chuck Tanner MLB Manager of the Year
Chuck Tanner Memorial Award
Service Above Self Award
Sally O' Leary Distinguished Women in Baseball Award
Chuck Tanner College Coach of the Year Award