2010 Chicago Cubs Convention this weekend

2010 Chicago Cubs Convention this weekend

The 25th annual Chicago Cubs Convention kicks off this Friday, January 15th at 3PM and ends Sunday, January 17th at 1PM at the Hilton Chicago (720 South Michigan Ave.)

3-day passes recently sold out through the box office, but you can still buy them here.  The Hilton Chicago is offering tickets in a limited quantity if you book a room before they sell out.

cubsconvention_logoCubs Convention Hours (subject to change):

  • Friday: 3:00-9:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am-midnight
  • Sunday: 9:00am-1:00pm

Cubs fans can look forward to three days of autograph/photo sessions, question and answer sessions, and new interactive areas for fans of all ages.  Some fresh additions include batting and speed pitch cages, the Rookie Steal Home Challenge, a Rookie Pitching and Batting feature, and The Diamond, a fully designed baseball diamond featuring special clinics put on by current and former players and coaches.  And as always, vendors will be strategically placed about the premises to tempt convention-goers into buying the latest Cubs garb and memorabilia.

Who will be there?

Current Players

Carlos Zambrano, Derrek Lee, Ryan Dempster, Marlon Byrd, Ted Lilly, Jeff Samardzija, Carlos Marmol, Geovany Soto, Carlos Silva, Ryan Theriot, and Randy Wells

Cubs Legends

Ernie Banks, Andre Dawson, Fergie Jenkins, Ryne Sandberg, and Ron Santo

Owners, Coaching Staff

Tom Ricketts, Lou Piniella, and Larry Rothschild

For a full list of players, coaches, and other notable names to appearclick here.


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