San José State Baseball Hosts "First Pitch" Celebration Dinner

Jan. 17, 2018

San Jose, Calif.--- The San José State University baseball team will host its annual "First Pitch" Dinner on Friday, February 2 in the Student Union, Ballroom B.

The Spartans will share their goals and expectations for the 2018 season with family, friends, fans, and alums. The team captains of this season's team will introduce the 20 newcomers.

This year's special guests, are members of the 2000 San José State baseball team that played in the College World Series. They will share their unique experience about the College World Series in Omaha.  

The "First Pitch" Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. with a reception and silent auction. Dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. and the program starts at 7:15 p.m.

The Master of Ceremonies will be Kevin Frandsen who played at San José State from 2001-04. After graduating, he played for the Giants, Angels, Phillies, and Nationals during a nine-year major league career.

Reservations for the "First Pitch" Dinner start at $120.00 per person. Dinner comes choices are steak, chicken, or pasta.

Parking will be available in the North Parking Garage located at the corner of San Fernando and 10th street.

You can reserve your spot at the "First Pitch" dinner here. The proceeds from the "First Pitch" Dinner benefit the San José State baseball program.







First Pitch Dinner

Choice of steak, chicken, or pasta


Sponsor a Player's Dinner

Choice of steak, chicken, or pasta (38 available)


Sponsor a Table of 10

Pay for the 10 dinners at the table and receive name recognition





Sponsor Home Game Baseballs

Buys the baseballs used at each of the 26 home games; Sponsor throws out the first pitch at a home game.


Sponsor a Team Dinner

Sponsor and dine with the team the night before one of the seven weekend three game series



Silent Auction Items

Foursome at Cinnabar Hills Golf Course (San Jose)

Foursome at Los Lagos Golf Course (San Jose)

Foursome at Santa Teresa Golf Course (San Jose)

Bus trip to select mid-week games

Brandon Crawford memorabilia package

Spartan Spirit Pack

Eric Thames (2017 Milwaukee Brewers team leader in home runs) autographed photos.

Pregame access pass to home games - Take the field with players and coaches for infield, batting practice, watch the game from stands, and more.

Live Auction Items

Bocce Ball and pizza in San Jose for 20 people

Trap shooting for 16 people in Los Gatos with BBQ and cocktails

Trip for two to UNLV series (5/4-5/6). Includes airfare with team, hotel, rental car, game tickets, and more