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Mohegan Sun Hosts Hard Throwing Beantown Lefties Jon Lester & Felix Doubront For A Signings & Sightings Event

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Pitchers set to sign autographs and greet fans at 9:30pm on Friday, April 20th at the Spin Street Stage

WHAT: Mohegan Sun will be at a fever pitch when its Signings & Sightings presents Jon Lester and Felix Doubront for an exclusive appearance.  See these baseball pitchers take the mound at Mohegan Sun to sign free autographs and talk with their legions of fans.

*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to time restrictions, only specified headshots will be signed. No sports memorabilia will be signed.  Because of the popularity of this event, the signing will be bracelet-only. Bracelets will be distributed at 8:30pm on Friday, April 20th on a first-come, first-served basis at the signing stage in The Shops Concourse located in front of the Arena Box Office and must be worn in order to gain entrance into this autograph-only event.

WHEN: Friday, April 20th

9:30pm – 10:15pm

Spin Street Stage,

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings, presented in collaboration with Spin Street, is a one-of-a-kind experience that allows guests to get up-close-and-personal with some of the world’s biggest entertainers.  Whether it’s an up-and-coming band, well-known comedian or chart-topping musician, a Signings & Sightings event provides artists with an exciting opportunity to share their latest work in an interactive way with fans.  Spin Street, located in The Shops at Mohegan Sun, offers a variety of music, movies and entertainment memorabilia with special signing merchandise available for each Signings & Sightings event.

ABOUT JON LESTER: Jon Lester is a hard throwing left handed pitcher who in his short career in the big leagues has already netted him a world championship and two All-Star selections.  His overall ERA is 3.52 with his post season ERA checking in at a 2.57. He also has over 800 strikeouts in his 5 seasons in the Majors and was a 19 game winner in 2010.

ABOUT FELIX DOUBRONT: Felix Doubront is a young professional baseball pitcher who, in just the last couple of years, has gotten his shot to prove his talent at the highest level.  The Venezuelan-born lefty had a 3.65 ERA with 533 strikeouts in the minors from 2005 – 2011.  He started the 2012 season as the 4th man in the rotation on the big league club with hopes of making a big mark this season.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.