Chicago White Sox bullpen coach Curt Hasler is the guest speaker for the University of Illinois Springfield baseball team's fourth annual First Pitch Banquet on Feb. 4 at Lincoln Greens Golf Course.
Hasler spent his entire professional playing career with the White Sox as a pitcher. He was chosen in the 21st round of the 1987 Major League Baseball draft out of Bradley. He pitched for five years in the minors. He had a career record of 3430 and a 3.51 earned run average. The upcoming season is his 30th in the White Sox organization and his first in the majors.
Hasler's daughter, Alyssa Hasler, is a volleyball player at UIS.
A social hour begins at 6 p.m. The program starts at 7 p.m. Charlie Parker's Diner is providing the food. Silent and live auctions will take place. To purchase tickets call 503-6968 or email UIS baseball coach Chris Ramirez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on January 14, 2017.
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