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November 28, 2023 

6:30pm - 9:30pm PT 

Retro by Voltaggio at Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas, Nevada

Viva Las Vegas!

Welcome to the 2023 Playmakers Classic!

Bright lights, big-hearted athletes, and a worthy cause converge in Las Vegas! Dive into a memorable evening at the Playmakers Classic on November 28th, celebrating MLB Players' commitment to catalyzing positive change far and wide. All proceeds directly bolster the impactful initiatives of the Players Trust.

Immerse yourself in 90s nostalgia amidst stars from baseball's past and present. We're proud to host over 300 'Playmakers'—Players, innovators, advocates, and baseball fans dedicated to uplifting communities across the U.S. and beyond.

As the sun sets over Vegas, let the Goo Goo Dolls’ Johnny Rzeznik's captivating melodies transport you. Indulge in House of Brown's select wines, partake in exhilarating poker matches, and lose yourself in the rich aroma of curated cigars. 
This isn't your typical gala, it's an intimate, laid-back, and inclusive gathering of change agents. A night where every hand shaken, every note played, and every bid placed contributes to a legacy. A legacy forged by the unity of baseball’s finest and their commitment to improving the world we live in.

Reserve your place at the Playmakers Classic today!

  • What is the recommended dress code for this event?
    Party chic. Smart and sophisticated. Elegant, but not overdone. Tailored, but not too traditional. Pairing “work” with play, casual with dressy trendsetting elements. For men, this implies dress pants with a button down, to jeans with a blazer. For women, a cocktail dress to skinny jeans with heels and a blouse.
  • Is there an age requirement?
    The 2023 Playmakers Classic is intended for guests 21 and over. Anyone who would like to bring an underage guest must inform us in advance. Please contact Sophia Diaz at to discuss.
  • Will there be transportation?
    Yes! Private sprinters are available to/from the event every 15 minutes. Pick Up Location: Lobby of Vdara Hotel Time: Begins at 5:30 PM Plan on driving? There are valet and self-parking options at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
  • Will there be a check in?
    Yes, upon arrival all guests will be required to check-in at the entrance of the event space within Retro at Mandalay Bay. Due to security measures, all guests must be on the guest list and provide photo ID.
  • What is the musical entertainment at this year’s event?
    Opening Act: Luke Berryhill, Minor League Player and aspiring country-music artist Headline Performance: John Rzeznik, Lead Singer of the Goo Goo Dolls Emcee: Robert Ackah (Bojo) of the Las Vegas Raiders DJ: Hector Minjarez (CO1) also of the Las Vegas Raiders
  • Where can I find my table once I arrive?
    Unlike most galas, there will be no reserved dinner tables. Sponsors of certain levels will receive branded lounge spaces. Other guests will have access to high top tables and other non-reserved seating.
  • What activities can I participate in?
    Golf virtual closes to the pin for close to $8K in prizes – including MGM credits, Sony entertainment gear, and Hyperice equipment! Poker and blackjack for over $5K in prizes! Wine tastings Live cigar roller and outdoor cigar patio Signature cocktails by Casamigos tequila Silent auction for over $120K in memorabilia and sporting event tickets Fanatics Live “Breaking the Packs” broadcast ….and a ton more!
  • Preliminary Run of Show (All times reflected are MST)
    6:30PM:Event Begins| Food, Tastings, Golf Competition and Casino Games + DJ 8:00PM:Final Rounds of Golf Competition 9:00PM: Silent Auction Closes 9:15PM: Brett Young Performance 9:30PM: EventEnds

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Questions? Contact Sophia Diaz, Project Coordinator at

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