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Mudcat Grant Golf Tournament Preview

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Over 35 sponsors and 40 guest celebrities, including the namesake himself are gearing up for the 14th annual Jim Mudcat Grant all-star golf tournament. It is set to start Thursday.

Security Mutual Life Insurance is sponsoring the event. its proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities of Broome county and other non-profits such as Broome County urban league, CHOW as well as the Boys & Girls Club of Binghamton.

Wednesday, legends from the majors, the Black Aces baseball pitchers Al Downing, Fergie Jenkins and J.R Richard were at Binghamton's first general hospital signing baseballs for the public.

"After we get together, we get a chance to talk about what we can do in our communities around the country, and that also is important too." - Jim Mudcat Grant

"It's just fun, and I appreciate it and they deserve a lot of respect from everybody. I feel like a kid again." - Rick Lombardini, baseball fan.

The links at Hiawatha landing will host the golf tournament beginning at 10:30 Thursday morning.