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Teixeira headlines Connecticut Sports Foundation dinner Feb. 8

Published January 21. 2013 4:00AM

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixiera heads a lineup of major league players appearing at the Connecticut Sports Foundation Annual Celebrity Dinner on Feb. 8 at the Mohegan Sun.

Among those joining Teixiera are teammates Michael Pineda, Edwardo Nunez and Francisco Cervelli. Also appearing is Blue Jays outfielder Rajai Davis, the former New London High School and UConn-Avery Point star. The Red Sox will be represented by players Ryan Kalish, Joel Hanrahan and David Ross.

The event, which starts at 5:30 p.m., also features a sports memorabilia auction. For ticket information call 860-388-0788 or visit www.sportsfoundation.org.

- Day staff reports

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