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Hello from Rochester, NY:


Musical Notes & Sports Items…

▲ On July 4th, I’ll be playing my 3,000th game as organist for the Rochester Red Wings. Looking back over the years, I came up with the following memories.

▲ ALL-TIME TEAM (1977-2016)
PITCHERS - Mike Boddicker, Francisco Liriano,
Mickey Weston, Mike Mussina, Rick Krivda
CATCHER - Chris Hoiles 
FIRST BASE - Justin Morneau
SECOND BASE - Brad Tyler
THIRD BASE - Cal Ripken 
SHORTSTOP - Jason Bartlett 
OUTFIELDERS - Garrett Jones, Steve Finley,
Terry Crowley
DH - Jeff Manto, Chris Colabello

▲ WEIRDEST PROMOTIONS
1. Worlds largest banana split (150 ft)
2. Used car give-a-way
3. Darnell McDonald races Zippy Chippy
4. 5,000 fans wear funny nose & glasses
5. Cow milking contest
6. 9am breakfast game
7. Dan Mason sleeps in tent until losing streak ends

▲ PERSONAL MEMORIES
1. 1st opening day April 22, 1977
2. Writing "Here Come The Red Wings"
3. Voted into "Walk Of Fame 1999
4. Championship Rings 88-90-97
5. Receiving "Spirit Of International League Award" 2011
6. Writing "A Lifetime Of Nightclubs & Ballparks" 2010
7. Turning down the Yankees & Mets to remain with the Wings
8. Press-Radio Award 2009
9. Featured on NBC's Game Of The Week
10. Featured in Newsweek  

▲ BEST SPECIAL EVENTS
1. U2 Concert 1987
2. Grateful Dead Concert 1988
3. Bill Graham Crusade 1988
4. Beach Boys Concert
5. IL All-Star Game
6. Rochester Jazz Festival
7. Sports Organists Seminar 1983
8. Outdoor Hockey Game

Quote of the Month: They announced my release gently. The manager came up to me before a game and told me they didn't allow visitors in the clubhouse."- Bob Uecker

Bye for now…
Fred

CALENDAR

Every Friday & Saturday – Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo
Charley Brown’s Restaurant – 1675 Penfield Rd.

Fred Costello & Co. – Rochester International Jazz Festival June 25th,
7:30 & 9:30pm

(Listen to Fred at all the Rochester Red Wing home games)

 

This page was last updated on 6/3/17.

NOW AVAILABLE

"Fred Costello - Anthology" CD $15.00 (includes shipping)

"Blues Backstage" CD $15.00 (includes shipping)

"A Lifetime Of Nightclubs & Ballparks"
Book $ 20.00 (includes shipping)



TO ORDER FRED’S CD or BOOK BY MAIL:  
                 

Mail to:
Music Associates
P.O. Box 25176
Rochester, NY 14625


 “Anthology” CD:
$15.00 (includes shipping)

“Blues Backstage” CD:
$15.00 (includes shipping)


“A Lifetime Of Nightclubs & Ballparks” Book:
$ 20.00 (includes shipping)

FOR BOOKING & INFORMATION CONTACT:

Contact: 585-381-2144 or fredcostello@rochester.rr.com