Contact: Keith Blacknick or Dan Twohig
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RON DARLING AND GARY COHEN SET TO APPEAR AT THE 2021 QUEENS BASEBALL CONVENTION
Organizers of the Queens Baseball Convention announced today that Mets broadcasters Ron Darling and Gary Cohen will be appearing live at the 2021 QBC set to be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
Ron Darling, former Mets pitcher and member of the 1986 World Series Championship team, will be making his second appearance at the annual event run by and for Mets fans. Darling was at the inaugural QBC in 2014.
“Ronnie was an amazing first guest back when we started the QBC” recalled co-founder Keith Blacknick. “The fans love him and we have been asked many times over the years if we could bring him back. As we restart the QBC it seemed only appropriate to have Ronnie back this year.”
Gary Cohen, who has been broadcasting Mets games since 1989, will be making not only his first QBC appearance, but his first appearance at any fan event.
“Having Gary appear with Ronnie will be a real treat for everyone who comes out on Nov. 13” stated Blacknick’s partner Dan Twohig. “Knowing that Gary has never done an event like ours before makes this even more special.”
Darling and Cohen will be appearing together on a panel and will be doing a Q&A with those attending. Following the Q&A will be an autograph session where fans can get either or both of their signatures. (Pricing to be announced at a later date).
Blacknick and Twohig stated that more guests would be added in the coming weeks.
In addition to appearances, panels, and autograph sessions, the QBC will also include panels on other fan and Mets related topics, as well as a host of vendors.
Ticket and autograph pricing will be announced soon with tickets going on sale in the coming weeks . For more information or for inquiries, please email us at QBC2016@gmail.com, or follow us on social media (Twitter @QBConvention or Facebook www.facebook.com/QueensBaseballConvention)
ABOUT THE QBC
Founded in 2013, the Queens Baseball Convention was created as a mid-winter gathering of fans of the New York Mets. Our design is a combination of “Fan Fest” meets “Comic Con.” Since its start it has grown into the largest fan-run fan fest in the New York area.