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Former MLB All-Star and three-time World Series Champion Pete Rose speaks at Mercer in February 2014.

According to a release, he'll speak at the 2014 "First Pitch Classic" in Mercer's Hawkins Arena.

The dinner event kicks off Mercer Bears 2014 baseball season on Feb. 4.

Rose signs autographs at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center's President Dining Room prior to the 7 p.m. dinner.

Tickets to the autograph session are $75 and tickets to the dinner are $100 per person.

Rose is also notably known for being banned for life from Major League Baseball because he used to bet on the game as a player.

To make reservations, call 478-301-2738.

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