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2023 First Pitch Banquet
6–9 p.m. Saturday, April 22

6 p.m. social and silent auction

7 p.m. dinner and Program
UCM Multipurpose building


The First Pitch Banquet is an annual celebration of UCM's legendary Mules Baseball program. Fans and alumni are invited to cheer on the team at their home game against Central Oklahoma at noon on Saturday, April 22, before heading to the banquet in the evening.

If you can't attend the banquet, please consider sponsoring a Mules Baseball team member's ticket. There are many levels of participation to choose from, each with its own tokens of appreciation, including team apparel, drink tickets and recognition in the First Pitch Banquet souvenir program. If you wish to contribute items for the silent auction, please contact Michelle Schubert at

Registration deadline is March 29, 2023.



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This year's keynote speaker will be Jim Crane, a 1976 alumnus, former Mules Baseball star and owner of the Houston Astros. Don't miss your chance to meet the legend and see the 2022 World Series trophy in person, right here in Warrensburg!  This year's program will also feature a panel on the Mules Baseball program, consisting of alumni and current players.

A block of rooms is being held at Warrensburg's Fairfield Inn & Suites. Book now for the special group rate!

If you have questions or require special accommodations, please contact the UCM Alumni Foundation Events Team at 660-543-8000 or



Mules Baseball earned the regular and postseason MIAA Championship titles in their 2022 season.


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