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Baseball Legends to Make Appearances at MLB All-Star Fanfest

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Free Autographs, Q&As, Clinics and More with Price of Admission

More than 40 legends of Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres will make appearances at MLB All-Star FanFest from July 8 through 12, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will have the opportunity to receive free autographs and participate in question-and-answer sessions and clinics led by the former players, all included with the price of MLB All-Star FanFest admission.

FanFest will feature appearances by MLB All-Star Spokespeople Trevor Hoffman and Hall of Famer Dave Winfield. Like Winfield, other Hall of Famers with Padres roots. Rollie Fingers, Gaylord Perry and Ozzie Smith will be among the inductees of Cooperstown to be on hand, along with franchise favorites like Nate Colbert, Steve Garvey, Tony Gwynn Jr., Randy Jones, members of San Diego’s 1984 and 1998 National League Championship teams and many more.

Trevor Hoffman will be on hand for the MLB All-Star FanFest at the San Diego Convention Center,

Trevor Hoffman will be on hand for the MLB All-Star FanFest at the San Diego Convention Center,

MLB All-Star FanFest at the San Diego Convention Center, which opens on Friday, July 9 and runs through Tuesday, July 12, is the world’s largest interactive baseball theme park with more than 40 attractions for fans of all ages. Throughout the show floor, fans will have the chance to take photos and get autographs with former Padres players, MLB legends and Hall of Famers; practice their baseball and softball skills during clinics taught by former and current MLB players; swing like their favorite Major Leaguers in the batting cages; view a collection of MLB trophies and take a photo with the Commissioner’s Trophy presented to the World Series Champion; explore exhibits from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and more.

MLB All-Star FanFest attractions are included in 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 and under are admitted free), senior citizens and military personnel. FanFest tickets are sold on a timed-entry basis, so fans are encouraged to purchase tickets early to get preferred entry times.

MLB All-Star Week includes the MLB All-Star Game presented by MasterCard at Petco Park (July 12), Gatorade All-Star Workout Day featuring the T-Mobile Home Run Derby (July 11), All-Star Sunday featuring the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game (July 10), MLB All-Star FanFest at the San Diego Convention Center (July 8 through 12), plus a lineup of additional events taking place around the region. The 87th Midsummer Classic will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 160 countries. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network, MLB.com and Sirius XM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage.

For more information about MLB All-Star Week and to purchase tickets, please visit AllStarGame.com and follow @AllStarGameon social media. For more details and updates fans can visit allstargame.com/fanfest.

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