2015 Sports Auction


Thursday 5:30pm, February 5, 2015


The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco


VIP cocktail party, celebrity dinner and players and coaches from the San Francisco Giants.
Join local sports personalities and other special guests for an exciting evening featuring one-of-a-kind auction items.


2015 Celebrities Coming Soon…

2014’S Honorary Chair
Dave Dravecky


Celebrities from the 2014 Event:

Jeremy AffeldtJeremy Affeldt2010 & 2012 World Champion Giants (2009 – current), Reds (2008), Rockies (2007), Royals (2003-2006)

Al AttlesAlvin A. “Al” Attles Jr. is an American retired professional basketball player and coach. Attles played eleven seasons for the NBA for Philadelphia and The Golden Gate Warriors. Attles later became one of the first African-American coaches in the NBA and guided the Rick Barry-led Warriors to the 1975 NBA championship.

Rich AuriliaRich Aurilia – Giants (1995 – 2003, 2007-09; 2001 All Star & Silver Slugger Award), Mariners (2004), Padres (2004), Reds (2005-06)

Bruce Bochy2010 & 2012 World Champion Giants (2007-present), San Diego Padres (1995-2006), As a player – Padres (1983-87), Mets (1982), Astros (1978-80)

Steve Bono – had a 14 year career as a quarterback in the National Football League with a noted stretch with the San Francisco 49ers where he went 5-1 as starting quarterback.

Renel Brooks-Moon – The voice of The San Francisco Giants. In 2002, she became the first woman to announce a championship game in any professional sport.

damonbruceDamon Bruce – Host of the “Damon Bruce Show” on KNBR 1050. He is also the post-game host of the San Francisco 49ers and an active member of The Guardsmen.

Casie Cathrea – LPGA Golfer; 2nd youngest to ever qualify for an LPGA event; 2010 & 2011 NCGA Player of the Year; 12 – 2011 Tournament wins; 2009 & 2010 FCWT Player of the Year.

jeff-clarkJeff Clark – is one of the most noteworthy and respected big-wave surfers, famous for surfing Mavericks alone for 15 years before it was widely discovered by the big-wave surfing community.

raymond-chesterRaymond Chester – is a former American football tight end. Chester was drafted in the first round of the 1970 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders.

Mervyn FernandezMervyn Fernandez is a former professional American and Canadian football player who played wide receiver with the NFL Los Angeles-Oakland Raiders.

Joe FonziJoe Fonzi is KTVU FOX 2’s weekend sports anchor. He also hosts “49ers Total Access,” appears on “49er Playbook,” KTVU’s 49ers pre-game programs, and reports from the locker room for “The Point After” post-game show.

zack-follettZack Follett – is an American football linebacker who retired in 2011 due to a neck injury. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.

tito-fuentesTito Fuentes – is a retired second baseman who played for 13 seasons in the Major Leagues between 1965 and 1978. Fuentes played for most of his career with the San Francisco Giants where he still remains a fan favorite.

scott-gaultScott Gault – is an American rower. He won the bronze medal in the coxless four at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He is a 2005 graduate of the University of Washington.

brad-gillisBrad Gillis – is a guitarist most famous for playing with the band Night Ranger. He was in the band Rubicon during the 1970s before Night Ranger. He has also played for Ozzy Osbourne and Fiona, and has released solo albums.

marv-hubbardMarv Hubbard – was an American college and professional American football player.He played for the Oakland Raiders in 1969, staying with the team until 1975, and then came back with the Detroit Lions in 1977.

Bryan Ivie – Former American volleyball player, who was a member of the United States men’s national volleyball team that won the bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

Javier LopezBob Lee – is a former quarterback from the University of the Pacific, Lee played in 14 NFL seasons from 1967-1981 for 3 different teams.

Javier LopezJavier López – A relief pitcher, he currently plays for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. López previously pitched for the Colorado Rockies (2003–2005), Arizona Diamondbacks (2005), Boston Red Sox (2006–09) and Pittsburgh Pirates (2010). He is a left-handed specialist known for his sidearm delivery. He also bats left-handed.

Joe Martin – is a former NFL Quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs and was an assistant coach for both Cal and Stanford.

dave-mccartyDavid McCarty – is a former first baseman and outfielder who played with the San Francisco Giants (1995–1996) and Oakland Athletics (2003).

neal-muellerNeal Mueller – is a serial adventurer. He’s climbed the 7 Summits including Mount Everest unguided, swum the English Channel as part of a two-man relay, and rowed 1000 miles across the Arctic Ocean while collecting plankton samples to predict future whale migrations in the quickly thawing Arctic.

Barry Sims – is a lineman in the NFL and played from (1999-2007) with the Oakland Raiders and from (2008-2010) with the San Francisco 49ers.

Joe Starkey – Sportscaster who has served as the radio play-by-play announcer of California Golden Bears football since 1975. He previously worked as the sports director of KGO radio in San Francisco, California and play-by-play announcer for the San Francisco 49ers for 20 seasons from 1989 to 2008

art-thomsArt Thoms – is a former collegiate and professional American football defensive tackle who played nine seasons in the American Football League and the National Football League. He played one year for the AFL’s Raiders, then seven for them in the NFL, and one year with the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles. Member of the Oakland Raiders Super XI Team in 1976.

gary-tyrrellGary Tyrrell – The trombonist in the Stanford University band who wound up on the Memorial Stadium turf after Kevin Moen plowed into him in the end zone on November 20, 1982. The famous collision has become the most enduring image of “the Play” when Cal beat Stanford in the Annual Big Game.

ryan-vogelsongRyan Vogelsong – nicknamed “Vogey,” is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. He made the 2011 All-Star team, and in 2012 posted a streak of 16 consecutive quality starts, allowing three earned runs or fewer in at least six innings each game.

gary-weaverGary Weaver – is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 7th round of the 1973 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State.

NaradaNarada Michael Walden – is an American producer, drummer, singer, and songwriter. He was given the name Narada by guru Sri Chinmoy in the early 1970s and his musical career spans three decades, in which he was awarded several gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards.

JamieWilliamsJamie Williams – Played 12 seasons in the NFL as a tight end, with the St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Oilers, San Francisco 49ers, and Los Angeles Raiders. Currently, he is the Associate Athletic Director at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2015 Auction Items Coming Soon…



If you would like to sponsor a table for the 2015 event, please contact:
Mike Hall
Email: mhall@alvarezandmarsal.com


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2015 Sponsors

Gold Medal Sponsor
Silver Medal Sponsor
Kingsford Capital Management
Bronze Medal Sponsors
Duane Morris
Merrill Corporation
Nixon Peabody
Parallax Fund
Purcell Murray
SF Giants


Thank you to our amazing 2014 Sponsors. Your generosity directly benefited many children in the Bay Area.

Special thanks to Mr. Bill O’Keeffe for his continuous contribution and support of the Guardsmen Celebrity Sports Auction

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