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Legends & Stars Batavia Sports Expo

We will be returning to Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel on Saturday February 25th, 2023 from 9:30am-4:30pm and Sunday February 26th, 2023 from 9:30am-3:30pm.

Admission
Admission is $10.00/person each day and must be paid in cash. Each paid admission guest receives the following:
  • (1) $10.00 Casino free play voucher (only for guests ages 18 & up)
  • Children 12 & Under are admitted FREE.
  • *Guests under 18 years of age WILL NOT receive a casino free play voucher*
NEW LIMITIED EDITION VIP PASS OPTION
2-DAY VIP PASS w/ Front of the Line Privileges for Autograph Guests & Photo Opps
$79.00
This personalized VIP pass is valid for only (1) person and includes the following:
  • Admission to the show each day
  • (1) $10.00 casino free play voucher for each day (only for guests ages 18 & up)
  • VIP Front of the line privileges for all autograph guest tickets and photo opps

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: 

  • VIP Passes will only be sold through the Advanced Ticket Sales option. These tickets will not be available for purchase at the show.
  • Only 25 VIP Passes w/ Front of the Line Privileges will be sold. These passes will SELL OUT FAST!
  • VIP Passes will be available for pick up at Will Call starting on Saturday February 25th.
  • Guests with VIP passes will be called first for all autograph tickets and photo opps regardless of the number printed on their ticket. 
  • This VIP pass DOES NOT include ANY autograph tickets or photo opps. ALL autograph and photo opp tickets must be purchased separately.

REFUND POLICY: WE DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS ON AUTOGRAPH TICKETS PURCHASED IN ADVANCE OR AT THE SHOW UNLESS A PLAYER CANCELS. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.

 

Autograph Guest Lineup

Tickets for all guests appearing will be available for purchase at the show.

*Signing DATES and TIMES are SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

Appearing Saturday February 25th, 2023

Buffalo Sabre goaltender, Martin Biron. Photo by Harry Scull Jr 10/4/01

Martin Biron

Appearing Courtesy of:

Goalie- Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Sabres, New York Islanders, New York Rangers

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

 

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Joe DeLamielleure

Appearing Courtesy of:

Guard- Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns

HOF 2003, 8x All-Pro, 6x Pro Bowl, 1970's NFL All-Decade Team

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: HOF Free Upon Request - Additional Inscription $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

 

Doug Flutie

Doug Flutie

Quarterback - Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers

1984 Heisman Trophy, 1998 Pro Bowl, 1998 NFL Comeback Player of the Year

Signing Time: TBD

Flat/Mini Helmet: $70.00

Premium (Includes - Full Size Helmet, Jersey, Jersey #, Equipment, & Original Artwork): $100.00

Inscription: $30.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $70.00

 

Danny Gare

Danny Gare

Appearing Courtesy of:

Right Wing - Buffalo Sabres, Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oilers

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

 

Nyheim Hines

Nyheim Hines

Running Back/Punt Returner - Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $40.00

Inscription: $20.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $40.00

 

Fred Jackson

Fred Jackson

Running Back- Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $35.00

Inscription: $15.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $35.00

 

Buffalo Sabres announcer Rick Jeanneret calls the first period against the Montreal Canadiens at the KeyBank Center on Thursday,Oct. 13, 2016.(Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

Rick Jeanneret

Appearing Courtesy of:

Buffalo Sabres Play-By-Play Announcer

HOF 2012 - Hockey Hall of Fame Foster Hewitt Memorial Award Winner

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $30.00

Inscription: HOF Free Upon Request - Additional Inscription $15.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $30.00

 

Brad May

Brad May

Appearing Courtesy of:

Left Wing - Buffalo Sabres, Vancouver Canucks, Phoenix Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

Brian Moorman

Brian Moorman

Punter - Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys

2x Pro Bowl

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

 

Scott Norwood

Scott Norwood

Place Kicker- Buffalo Bills

1988 Pro Bowl

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $20.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $20.00

Please Note: Mr. Norwood WILL NOT inscribe "Wide Right."

 

Bill Polian

Bill Polian

Appearing Courtesy of:

General Manager - Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts

HOF 2015, Super Bowl XLI Champion, 6x NFL Executive of the Year

DUE TO AN UNFORSEEN SCHEDULING CONFLICT MR. POLIAN HAS CANCELLED HIS APPEARENCE.

Peerless Price

Peerless Price

Wide Receiver- Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $30.00

Inscription: $15.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $30.00

 

Rudy

Rudy Ruettiger

Defensive End - Notre Dame

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $40.00

Inscription: *$15.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $40.00

*Please Note: Mr. Ruettiger will ONLY inscribe "Go Irish" or "Never Quit."

Mr. Ruettiger will be appearing both Saturday & Sunday.

 

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Billy Shaw

Appearing Courtesy of:

Offensive Guard - Buffalo Bills

2x AFL Champion, 7x All-AFL, 8x AFL All Star, AFL All-Time Team

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: HOF Free Upon Request - Additional Inscription $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

Antowain Smith

Antowain Smith

Running Back - Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans, New Orleans Saints

2x Super Bowl Champion

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

Steve Tasker

Steve Tasker

Appearing Courtesy of:

Special Teams/Wide Receiver- Buffalo Bills, Houston Oilers

7x Pro Bowl

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $30.00

Inscription: $15.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $30.00

 

Kyle Williams

Kyle Williams

Appearing Courtesy of:

Playball Ink

Defensive Tackle - Buffalo Bills

6x Pro Bowl

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $60.00

Inscription: $30.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $60.00

 

Appearing Sunday February 26th, 2023

Bleier

Rocky Bleier

Halfback - Pittsburgh Steelers

4x Super Bowl Champion

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $40.00

Inscription: 4x SB Champs Free Upon Request - Additional Inscription $20.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $40.00

 

San Diego Seals vs Buffalo Bandits at KeyBank Center, December 7, 2019.
  Photo by Bill Wippert

Josh Byrne

Appearing Courtesy of Got Ink Buffalo & DAC Custom Framing

Buffalo Bandits

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

 

Paul Coffey

Paul Coffey

Defenseman - Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings, Hartford Whalers, Philadelphia Flyers, Chicago Blackhawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Boston Bruins

HOF 2004, 4x Stanley Cup Champion, 3x Norris Trophy Award Winner, 14x All-Star

Signing Time: TBD

Flat Up to 16x20/Mini Helmet: $45.00

Premium (Includes - Hockey Stick, Jersey, Jersey #, Equipment, & Original Artwork): $60.00

Inscription: $20.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $45.00

 

Derrick Coleman

Derrick Coleman

Power Forward/Center- Syracuse Orange, New Jersey Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, Charlotte Hornets, Detroit Pistons

1990 NBA #1 Draft Pick, 1991 NBA ROY, 1994 NBA All-Star

Signing Time: TBD

Flat Item: $30.00

Premium (Includes - Basketball, Jersey, Jersey #, Equipment, & Original Artwork): $40.00

Inscription: $15.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $30.00

 

LAS VEGAS - JUNE 11,1982: Gerry Cooney (L) throws a punch against Larry Holmes during the fight at Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Larry Holmes won the WBC heavyweight title by a TKO 13. (Photo by: The Ring Magazine/Getty Images)

Gerry Cooney

Heavyweight Boxer - "Gentlemen Gerry" 

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $30.00

Inscription: $15.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $30.00

Please Note: Mr. Cooney WILL NOT inscribe "Great White Hope"

 

Jack Ham

Jack Ham

Outside Linebacker - Pittsburgh Steelers

HOF 1988, 4x Super Bowl Champion, 8x Pro Bowl, 6x First-team All-Pro

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $50.00

Inscription: HOF Free Upon Request - Additional Inscription $20.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $50.00

 

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 2:  Mohammad Ali, right, dodges a punch thrown by Larry Holmes, left, during the WBC heavyweight tittle fight October 2, 1980 at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ali's corner stopped the fight between the 10th and 11th round giving the victory to Holmes. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Muhammad Ali; Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes

Heavyweight Boxer - "The Easton Assassin"

HOF 2008, WBC/The Ring/IBF Heavyweight Champion, 69-6 Career Record

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $50.00

Inscription: $20.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $50.00

 

Ray Mancini

Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini

Lightweight/Light Welterweight Boxer  - "Boom Boom"

HOF 2015, WBA Lightweight Champion, 29-5 Career Record

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $30.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $30.00

 

Cedric

Cedric Maxwell

Small Forward - Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets

2x NBA Champion, 1981 NBA Finals MVP

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

 

Tehoka Nanticoke

Tehoka Nanticoke

Appearing Courtesy of Got Ink Buffalo & DAC Custom Framing

Buffalo Bandits

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

 

Rafael Palmeiro

Rafael Palmeiro

First Baseman - Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers

569 HR's, 3,020 Hits, 4x All-Star, 3x Gold Glove, 2x Silver Slugger

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $50.00

Inscription: $20.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $50.00

 

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Jim Rice

Appearing Courtesy of:

Fanatics

Left fielder/Designated Hitter - Boston Red Sox

HOF 2009, 1978 AL MVP, 8x Gold Glove Award, 2x Silver Slugger Award. 3x AL Home Run Leader, 2x AL RBI Leader

Signing Time: TBD

Flat Up to 16x20/Baseball: $60.00

Premium (Includes - Item larger than 16x20, Bat, Jersey, Cap, Equipment): $80.00

Inscription (Maximum of 3 Inscriptions/Item): $25.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $60.00

Please Note: Mr. Rice WILL NOT sign any unlicensed merchandise or jersey numbers. He WILL NOT inscribe "Game Used." There is a maximum of (3) Inscriptions allowed per item.

Rudy

Rudy Ruettiger

Defensive End - Notre Dame

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $40.00

Inscription: *$15.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $40.00

*Please Note: Mr. Ruettiger will ONLY inscribe "Go Irish" or "Never Quit."

Mr. Ruettiger will be appearing both Saturday & Sunday.

 

Dhane Smith (92). Buffalo Bandits vs Calgary Roughnecks at KeyBank Center, December 4, 2021.  Photo by Ben Green

Dhane Smith

Appearing Courtesy of Got Ink Buffalo & DAC Custom Framing

Buffalo Bandits

Signing Time: TBD

Any Item: $25.00

Inscription: $10.00

Posed Photo Opportunity: $25.00

 

Advanced Tickets are ON SALE NOW!

TICKETS FOR ALL GUESTS APPEARING WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE SHOW!

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James Spence Authentication (JSA) will be on hand offering onsite witnessed certification services for all guests appearing at the show.  JSA will also be accepting item submissions for verification. For more information about pricing for the services being offered, please visit www.spenceloa.com or call (973) 898-1300.

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