Mohegan Sun Presents Exclusive Series Of Signings & Sightings This November


Signing events to feature City of The Brave firefighters, Lou Piniella & Ottis Anderson starting on Thursday, November 11th
Mohegan Sun and Spin Street are excited to announce a special lineup of celebrities taking part in Signings & Sightings this November.    These free personal appearances and signings will feature this year’s firefighters from the City of the Brave: Firefighters of NYC 2011 Calendar, New York Yankee great Lou Piniella and New York Giants legend Ottis Anderson.  The events will take place on the Spin Street Stage in The Shops at Mohegan Sun on Thursday, November 11th, Saturday, November 13th and Sunday, November 14th.  All Signings & Sightings events are free and open to the public. 
The 2011 City of the Brave calendar, now in its third annual edition, showcases NYC’s most passionate and well deserving firefighters.  The calendar features heroes from firehouses located throughout the city’s five boroughs, and each has volunteered his time to participate, promote and share his story with the public. Guests who purchase the calendar will receive the opportunity to have their photo taken with the twelve hunky firefighters of NYC!  A portion of the proceeds from the sale of City of the Brave benefits the active members of the FDNY.  The fund, established in 1991, assists the families with medical costs, housing & repairs and school tuition.
Lou Piniella earned three World Series titles (two as a player and one as a manager) during his forty plus years in Major League Baseball.   Nicknamed “Sweet Lou,” he is currently ranked 14th all-time on the total managerial wins list.  As a player, Piniella had a remarkable career spanning eighteen seasons that included American League “Rookie of the Year” honors in 1969, two World Series victories with the 1977 & 1978 “Bronx Zoo” New York Yankee teams and over 1,700 career hits.  He retired this year as manager of the Chicago Cubs and will go down as one of the most beloved and brilliant baseball talents of all time. 
Ottis Anderson is a two-time Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants who rushed for over 10,000 yards during his fourteen year NFL career, highlighted by being named MVP of Super Bowl XXV in the Giants victory over the Buffalo Bills.  
An All-American at the University of Miami, Anderson was named the NFL “Offensive Rookie of the Year” in 1979 while playing with the St. Louis Cardinals, the team which drafted him 8th overall.  Anderson is a two-time Pro Bowler and was also named NFL “Offensive Comeback Player of the Year” in 1989, after overcoming numerous injuries from prior years, and rushing for a career high fourteen touchdowns.
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. Visit for more information.

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