More photos from Saturday’s Hot Stove Banquet

Just a few more fun photos I took at last night’s Fighting Illini Baseball Hot Stove Banquet

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Photo op before the event.  From left to right, Dugout Club President Jon Swenson, Chris Robinson and Coach Dan Hartleb.

 

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Former Illini Chris Robinson and Kyle Hudson greet each other at the Banquet

 

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The Dugout Club’s John Santas talks to Kyle Hudson.

 

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Current Illini pitcher Luke Joyce is joined by former stars Nick Chmielewski, Dominic Altobelli and Willie Argo.

 

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John Santas makes the rounds.  Here he is talking to Willie Argo.

 

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Anthony Milazzo and Kevin Duchene rallying the crowd.

 

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I hope infielder Adam Walton took advantage of the combined wisdom and experience at his table.  From left to right, Dominic Altobelli, Willie Argo, Matt Dittman, Nick Chmielewski and Walton. 

 

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Battery-mates Luke Joyce and Jason Goldstein came to visit my table.

 

 

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My tablemate John Kravetz signs a ball for a young fan.

 

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Finally, Anthony Milazzo must have been the class clown when he was a kid.  He stole the show with his antics during the introduction of the players.  Even Coach Snider can’t suppress a snicker.  Love the bow tie! 

You can find many more photos here at the Illinois Baseball Report photo gallery


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