The Cubs announced Convention attendees Monday.
The 33rd annual Cubs Convention kicks off at the Sheraton Grand Chicago this Friday, January 12. As always, it’s a weekend of talking baseball, seeing Cubs past and present, getting autographs, and hearing from management about plans for the upcoming season.
The Opening Ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. Friday. As they have the last couple of years, the player introductions will be on an elevated runway that will provide special VIP access for children 16-and-under. Following the Opening Ceremony, there will be the usual “autograph hunt” with Cubs alumni and future stars conducting exciting surprise autograph signings. The event’s first day concludes with a special Friday Night with Ryan Dempster show, featuring interviews with Cubs players, coaches and alumni and comedy vignettes.
On Saturday, the always-popular Baseball Operations Update, Business Operations Update, Joe Maddon & His Coaching Staff and Ricketts Family sessions will take place, along with fan favorites such as the return of Cubs Jeopardy, which features unique trivia with Cubs alumni.
Saturday’s line-up has been updated to include Toeing the Rubber and In the Batter’s Box sessions. The popular Kids Only Press Conference is now 15 minutes longer and …Read the Rest
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue