Former Cardinal infielder famously broke Kirby Puckett’s rookie batting average record in his first ten big league games
O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, members of the Prospect League, announced that former Cardinals infielder and World Series Champion Scott Spiezio will join Mike Matheny, Andruw Jones and Bo Hart at CarShield Field for the 3rd Annual MLB Alumni Home Run Derby presented by Complete Auto Body & Repair. The Alumni will be joined by members of the CarShield Collegiate League and on-air personalities from 101 ESPN and 105.7 The Point.
“Scott Spiezio is a great Cardinal alum and we are excited to have him in O’Fallon for this signature event,” Hoots General Manager David Schmoll said. “Scott had a tremendously successful Major League career and won at the highest levels, including here in St. Louis. We can’t wait to see him in June!”
Scott Spiezio made his mark as a switch-hitting utility player and spent two seasons in St. Louis from 2006 to 2007. As a member of the 2006 World Championship team, he hit an impressive 13 home runs and drove in 52 RBI in only 276 at bats that season. Spiezio played six positions throughout his career including first base, second base, third base, pitcher, right and left field. In addition to his World Series Championship victory in St. Louis, Spiezio was a part of the Anaheim Angels’ 2002 squad that also won baseball’s top crown.
Scott Spiezio joins Mike Matheny, Andruw Jones and Bo Hart as the four MLB Alumni who will participate in the 3rd Annual MLB Alumni Home Run Derby presented by Complete Auto Body & Repair. The four will be joined by members of the CarShield Collegiate League and members of 101 ESPN and 105.7 The Point. The radio stations will battle in their third derby with the series tied at one.
The 3rd Annual MLB Alumni Home Run Derby presented by Complete Auto Body & Repair will take place June 3 at CarShield Field in O’Fallon with the event beginning at 7:00 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase limited, specialty autograph passes to go on the field to meet and get autographs from Jone and the three additional MLB Alumni to be announced at a later date. The autograph session will run for two hours beginning at 4:00 p.m. Autographs will not include inscriptions and will be name only.
Tickets for the 2023 MLB Alumni Home Run Derby are on sale now. General Admission tickets for the event are $15 with the option to add-on the autograph session for an additional $25. Only a limited number of autograph tickets will be made available. Additional information, including premium seating and all-you-can-eat options, is available at ofallonhoots.com/mlb-alumni-home-run-derby.
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About the O’Fallon Hoots
The O’Fallon Hoots began play in O’Fallon, Missouri in May 2020 after relocating from Hannibal, Missouri following the 2019 season. For tickets, merchandise, or any team information, visit ofallonhoots.com.