Brad Lidge and Carlos Ruiz will be taking photos and signing autographs at the Sports Vault store on July 14th

Philadelphia, PA., May 20, 2016

Strategic Sports Marketing, the nationwide leader in Sports Marketing & Collectibles, in conjunction with its subsidiary retail store Sports Vault, present the Brad Lidge and Carlos Ruiz at the Sports Vault store in Exton Square Mall in Philadelphia on Saturday July 14th from 12:00 noon -1:00pm.

Brad Lidge is a former relief pitcher who pitched for the Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals. Lidge threw a wicked four-seam fastball that consistently reached 92 mph, as well as a hard, sharp breaking slider that reached 87 mph.  Brad sealed the Phillies' 2008 World Series Championship with the final out.

Carlos Ruiz has played catcher for the Phillies since 2006 and is the only player in the National League to catch four no-hitters.

The event will start with photo ops at noon immediately followed by the autograph signings.

Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets early as it is expected to sell out.
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About Strategic Sports Marketing, LLC

Strategic Sports Marketing (SSM) is a nationally recognized leader in sports marketing and collectibles.  We connect athletes with retail brands, businesses and other organizations, offering a broad range of athlete-related services, experiences and programs tailored to our client’s unique needs.  

Our senior leadership team has 75+ years of industry experience spanning all major professional sports leagues, specialty sports, hundreds of current and retired professional athletes domestically and globally, Hall of Fame athletes, and thousands of athlete-related experiences.  We have successfully executed 10,000+ events.