The Atlanta 400 Baseball Fan Club will hold its annual winter banquet and fundraiser at the Marriott Northwest at Galleria on Saturday evening, January 20, 2018. A gala reception, silent auction and raffle of Braves memorabilia begins at 5:00 PM with the awards dinner and program following at 6:30. This year’s theme is “New Braves and a New 400 Club.”
The Atlanta Braves will present numerous awards for outstanding performances by Braves minor leaguers in 2017 including: Ronald Acuña, the Hank Aaron Award; Michael Soroka, the Phil Niekro Award; Touki Toussaint, the Bill Lucas Award; and Ralph “Rocket” Wheeler, the Bobby Cox Award. Manager Brian Snitker and Hall of Famer Phil Niekro will attend.
The Luke Appling Nostalgia Award recipient will be Mike Lum. The Ivan Allen, Jr. “Mr. Baseball” Award will be presented at the banquet. Phil Niekro College Scholarships will be awarded to the baseball programs at Georgia State University and Piedmont College.
The 2017 Metro Atlanta High School Player of the Year will be presented to Braves farmhand Drew Waters from Etowah High School. Michael Curry from the University of Georgia will receive the Jason Varitek Most Outstanding Scholar Athlete in Georgia Award.
Admission is by advance reservation only. No tickets will be sold at the door. Seating is assigned as payments are received, so make your reservations early to secure the best available seats.
Tickets are $75 for 400 Fan Club members and $80 for the general public. The cost of a table for ten is $700. Reservations can be made online using PayPal below or by mailing a check to the Atlanta 400 Baseball Fan Club, P.O. Box 7689, Atlanta, GA 30357-0689. If you have questions or special dietary needs, please call the Fan Club Hotline at 770-416-4539. The deadline for making Gameboree reservations is January 16, 2018.
Parking Information: This year the Marriott is charging for parking. Please bring your parking ticket inside to the Front Desk and pay $5 (mention the 400 Club). You will receive a voucher that you will use when leaving the parking area. Note: This does not cover valet parking.