MLB Press Release
Baseball Legends To Participate In T-Mobile All-Star FanFest
Hall of Famers, Mets Legends and Fan Favorites to Offer Free Autographs, Clinics and Q&A's at World's Largest Baseball Theme Park Includes Appearances by 1969 & 1986 Mets World Series Champions & Former Negro League Players
An impressive roster of Hall of Famers, Mets legends and past stars of the game will make appearances at T-Mobile® All-Star FanFest, July 12-16 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, where fans will have the opportunity to receive free autographs (with the price of T-Mobile All-Star FanFest admission) as well as join in on Question & Answer sessions and children's clinics conducted by former players.
An All-Star roster of memorable Mets will make appearances including members of the 1969 Mets, Ed Charles, Bud Harrelson, Cleon Jones, Ed Kranepool, Amos Otis, Joe Pignatano and Art Shamsky; and members of the 1986 Mets, Sid Fernandez, George Foster, Dwight Gooden, Bud Harrelson, Howard Johnson, Barry Lyons, Kevin Mitchell, Jesse Orosco, Rafael Santana, Darryl Strawberry, Tim Teufel and Mookie Wilson.
Hall of Famers to participate include Lou Brock, Orlando Cepeda, Andre Dawson, Rollie Fingers, Ferguson Jenkins, Juan Marichal, Phil Niekro, Gaylord Perry and Ozzie Smith.
Former Negro League players Dale Miller, Jim Robinson, Bob Scott and Pedro Sierra will also attend.
A full list of former players scheduled to make appearances on each day include#:
Friday, July 12
Saturday, July 13
Sunday, July 14
Monday, July 15
Tuesday, July 16
# Subject to Change
Lou Brock will conduct a clinic on Sunday and a Question & Answer and clinic on Monday
Andre Dawson will conduct a clinic and photo op on Saturday and a clinic on Sunday
John Franco will conduct a Question & Answer and photo op on Tuesday
George Foster will conduct a photo op and clinic on Sunday and Question & Answer on Monday
Phil Niekro will conduct a clinic on Monday and a Question & Answer on Tuesday
Ozzie Smith will conduct a Question & Answer on Monday
T-Mobile All-Star FanFest, the world's largest baseball theme park, will occupy more than 450,000 square feet of space at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The five-day event will serve as the launch for MLB All-Star Week which will culminate with the 84th MLB All-Star Game, to be held July 16th at Citi Field.
All T-Mobile All-Star FanFest attractions are free with the price of admission, and the only additional costs are for concessions and memorabilia. Tickets are $35 for adults and $30 for children ages 12 and under (children two years of age and under are admitted free), senior citizens and military personnel. Tickets for the event are sold on a timed-entry basis, providing fans the ability to reserve the day and time of their choice. Tickets can be purchased at AllStarGame.com, Mets.com, the Citi Field Box Office or by calling 1-888-FanFest (326-3378).
A number of ticket specials are being offered including 'Buy One Get One Free Friday,' 'Two for Tuesday,' and a FanFest Family Pack. For details on the ticket offers, please visit AllStarGame.com/FanFest.