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Rod Carew Canterbury Park Sports Show Autograph

Minnesota Twins legend and Hall of Famer Rod Carew will be at Canterbury Park for the Minneapolis Sports Collectible Show and Autograph Convention.

Have you ever wanted to meet your childhood hero face to face?

If so, Canterbury Park is the place to be this Saturday and Sunday, when Cactus League Sports hosts the Minneapolis Sports Collectible Show and Autograph Convention.

Several high-profile former athletes are set to attend—Cal Ripken, Jr., Christian Laettner, Robin Yount and more.

There are also plenty of Minnesota connections for fans, including:

  • Former Twin Rod Carew
  • Gophers basketball legend and former Timberwolves coach Kevin McHale
  • Former Vikings Joe Kapp and Ron Yary

The event will give autograph-seekers a chance to get their memorabilia signed by some of the greats of sport. From football to baseball to baseball, the convention offers autograph opportunities for nearly every kind of fan.

Details

Dates and times

The Minneapolis Sports Collectible Show and Autograph Convention will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Saturday, Oct. 28, and Sunday, Oct. 29.

Costs

Tickets cost $5. Children 7 and younger may attend for free. Each athlete has different costs for signing different items. See the list below for further details.

Verification

On-site verification will be provided by James Spence Authentication, a company that specializes in ensuring signed collectibles are legitimate.

Athlete Lineup/Cost Details

Below is a list of former players expected to attend and the costs associated with signatures for different items. The lineup is subject to change. For more information visit the Cactus League Sports website or call 480-998-2061.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Bob Gibson

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Flats up to 11×14 and balls: $79
  • Oversize flats, caps and equipment: $89
  • Bats and jerseys: $99
  • Inscriptions: $29

Christian Laettner

  • 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Flats up to and including 16×20: $49
  • Everything else: $59
  • Inscriptions: $30

Tim Raines

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Flats up to 11×14 and balls: $79
  • Oversize flats, caps and equipment: $89
  • Bats and jerseys: $99
  • Inscriptions: $29

Ron Yary

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Any item: $49
  • First inscription: Free
  • Each additional inscription: $15

Rollie Fingers

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Baseball or flat item: $30
  • Bat or jersey: $40
  • Inscription: $10

Mike Epstein

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Any item: $20

Bill North

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Any item: $20

Vida Blue

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Any item: $25
  • Inscription: $10

Sunday, Oct. 28

Cal Ripken Jr.

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Flats up to 11×14 and balls: $159
  • Oversize flats: $179
  • Caps and equipment: $189
  • Bats and jerseys: $249
  • Inscriptions: $69
  • *This pricing includes a free photo opportunity

Rod Carew

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Flats and balls: $99
  • Caps and equipment: $149
  • Bats: $179
  • Jerseys: $229
  • Inscriptions: $29

Jack Ham

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Flats and minis: $49
  • Everything else: $59
  • Inscriptions: $20

Mark Grace

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Flats up to 11×14 and balls: $49
  • Oversize flats, caps and equipment: $69
  • Bats and jerseys: $79
  • Inscriptions: $20

Robin Yount

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Flats up to 11×14 and balls: $99
  • Oversize flats, caps and equipment: $119
  • Bats and jerseys: $159
  • Art: $189
  • Inscriptions: $39

Ed Marinaro

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Any item: $39
  • First inscription: Free
  • Each additional inscription: $15
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Kevin McHale will be on hand for the event on Sunday.

Kevin McHale

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • All flats and mini basketballs: $69
  • Everything else: $89
  • Inscriptions: $29

Jan Stenurud

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Any item: $39
  • First inscription: Free
  • Each additional inscription: $15

Joe Kapp

  • 11 a.m. to noon
  • Any item: $30

John Henderson

  • 11 a.m. to noon
  • Any item: $15

Also on Sunday, the following players will sign any item for $20:

  • Ron Davis (12:30-1:30 p.m.)
  • Cookie Rojas (12:30-1:30 p.m.)
  • John Mayberry (12:30-1:30 p.m.)
  • Willie Wilson (12:30-1:30 p.m.)
  • Amos Otis (12:30-1:30 p.m.)
  • Ben Oglivie (12:30-1:30 p.m.)
  • Clint Jones (11 a.m. to noon)
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