Mark Your calendars: Now at Bat 2023
The date is set for Now at Bat 2023 and we can’t wait to come together with our incredible RBI Austin community to support our 1,353 RBI Austin kids! Mark your calendars for Friday, January 20, 2023 and join us at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin.
Stay tuned for our Now at Bat sponsorship brochure! And please keep Now at Bat in mind as you consider your personal and corporate charitable giving opportunities for the coming year.
Now at Bat 2022: A True Home Run
The 12th Annual RBI Austin Benefit, Now at Bat was held on Thursday, January 27, 2021 at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin.
This annual event was one to remember as Austin’s MLB community and other special guests came together to raise a record-breaking $803,000 in support of RBIAustin’s 1,353 kids!
KVUE’s Sports Director + Anchor Jeff Jones served as emcee for the evening and led the featured panel discussion with MLB All-Star David Freese, Three-Time Olympian Cat Osterman, and UT Baseball Head Coach David Pierce.
In addition to dinner, drinks, a cocktail reception, a live auction, and appearances by other special guests, the audience enjoyed a surprise acoustic performance by Texas Country Music star Jon Wolfe.
Past Benefit Speakers
2021 – Sam Acho, Longhorn Legend, NFL Linebacker, Author & Speaker
2020 – Chris Del Conte, Vice President & Director of Athletics, University of Texas
2019 – Cat Osterman, Two-time Olympian and Huston Street, Longhorn Legend
2018 – Bill White and Kevin Millar, MLB Greats
2017 – Augie Garrido, Longhorn Legend
2016 – A.J. Hinch, Houston Astros Manager
2015 – Roger Clemens and Huston Street, MLB and University of Texas Legends
2014 – Reid Ryan, President of the Houston Astros
2013 – Cat Osterman, professional softball player & Olympic gold medalist, Jim Sundberg, Texas Rangers Sr. Executive Vice President
2012 – Brian Jones, CBS Sports Broadcaster, former NFL player
2011 – Augie Garrido, University of Texas Head Baseball Coach