"Baseball Winter Weekend" starts tomorrow at Foxwoods Resort Casino; weekend passes sold out; day passes still available

Event Includes Players & Personalities, Autographs & Photographs, Panels & Activities

BOSTON, MA - The Boston Red Sox will host a weekend getaway of hot stove fun for fans and families starting tomorrow, January 23, through Sunday, January 25. "Baseball Winter Weekend" at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut includes a Town Hall Meeting with Red Sox leaders, autographs and photographs with Red Sox players, and round-table discussions on a variety of baseball topics. It also includes a full baseball festival for fans of all ages and clinics for kids.

Weekend passes for the event are sold out. Tickets for Saturday's festivities are still available in person at Foxwoods starting at 3 p.m. on Friday, and 8 a.m. Saturday.

The entire Red Sox roster, including coaches, has been invited to attend. An updated list of expected players, coaches, and alumni is attached. Those not listed have personal conflicts that prevent them from attending.

The weekend begins tomorrow with the introduction of the players, followed by a fan-interactive Town Hall Meeting with Red Sox Principal Owner John Henry, Chairman Tom Werner, President/CEO Larry Lucchino, Executive Vice-President/General Manager Ben Cherington, and Manager John Farrell. NESN will televise the event Sunday night, January 25, at 7 p.m.

Throughout the day on Saturday, fans will have an opportunity to meet players, take photos of the three World Series Trophies, try on World Series rings, and see authentic Silver Bats, Gold Gloves, MVPs, and Cy Young Awards.

Fans can test their fastball at a pitching booth, meet Wally the Green Monster, and attend panel discussions from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on such topics as "Breaking into Broadcasting," "The Rise of Statistical Analysis," and "1975: A Magical Season."

The Baseball Winter Weekend concludes Sunday with a series of clinics on hitting, pitching, baserunning, and coaching conducted by Red Sox coaches and alumni.

Additional information about Baseball Winter Weekend, including a full list of panel discussions and participants, can be found at redsox.com/winterweekend.