CHICAGO -- Fans can hear what new Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer have to say at the 27th Cubs Convention, Jan. 13-15, at the Hilton Chicago.
Weekend passes go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. CT. Fans can purchase up to six passes per person while they are in supply. Each weekend pass is $60 plus convenience fees, with proceeds benefitting Chicago Cubs Charities. Passes will be available for purchase by visiting cubs.com or by calling 1-800-THE-CUBS.
Besides seminars with Epstein and Hoyer, fans will see Hall of Famers Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Fergie Jenkins at the event.
The 2012 Cubs Convention will feature enhanced layouts and new exhibits, such as an interactive baseball area hosted by the Illinois Baseball Academy, a new electronic gaming zone and the LEGOLAND® Discovery Zone.
A weekend pass will include access to those features, as well as autograph/photo opportunities, question and answer sessions, and a variety of memorabilia and vendor booths.
Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter@CarrieMuskat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.