Saturday, February 4, 2012


At the Syracuse Chiefs Hot Stove Event at the  Liverpool, Holiday Inn last night (Feb 3). Syracuse Wall of Fame Committee Chairman Ron Gersbacher announce the "New" Class of Inductees for 2012.. This years Class will include  slugger Carlos Delgado ( Toronto, Florida & NY Mets) who was on hand to accept his induction plaque. Others to be inducted on August 18, 2012 will be Stu Pederson, Scott McGregor, Dan Clark, Frank Riccelli and Philip S. Ryder

The Hot Stove Event attended by close to 400 fans started at 7 PM. A large silent auction was held to benefit Chiefs Charities. The event MC was Doug Logan who did a splendid job.

Special guests included-  from the Washington Nationals- Bob Boone (Ast GM/ VP of Player Development), Doug Harris (Director of Player Development), Bryan Minnitti (Asst General Manager), Mark Scialabba (Director of Minor League Operations) Ryan Thomas (Coordinator of Minor League Operations). International League President Randy Mobley, former major league pitcher Bill Monbouquette, Chiefs new manager- Tony Beasley, and Chiefs infielder Seth Bynum.

Director Bill Eberhardt introduced Mike Frost of Ovations Food Serice the new stadium concessioner
Director/Lease Committee Chairman- Bob Scalione announced the the Chiefs & Onondaga had come to an agreement on a new stadium lease.Then introduced County Executive Joanne Mahoney. The lease would be voted on by the Onondaga County Legislature on Tuesday Feb 7.

Chiefs Awards- Presented
Tom Higgins Bullpen Chiefs Award- George Schunck
 Jake Meyers-Great Guy Award- Victor Gallucci

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