White Sox announce additional players scheduled to appear at SoxFest 2016

The Chicago White Sox announced today an expanded roster of current and former players scheduled to appear at SoxFest 2016 on January 29-31 at Hilton Chicago.

Outfielders Melky Cabrera and Avisail Garcia, along with pitchers Dan Jennings, Erik Johnson, Nate Jones, Zach Putnam and Daniel Webb and new catcher Dioner Navarro, have been added to SoxFest schedule.

In addition to current members of the team, the schedule features more franchise greats representing several eras of White Sox baseball. Scheduled appearances at SoxFest include three-time All-Star outfielder Chet Lemon and pitcher Kirk McCaskill, who was on the mound when the Sox clinched in 1993. White Sox greats from the 2005 World Series Championship team also are scheduled to appear, including Game 1 starting pitcher Jose Contreras, veteran slugger Carl Everett and Willie Harris, who scored the deciding run in the 1-0, series-clinching Game 4.

A limited number of single-day passes are on sale today and can be purchased for $75 for two-day Saturday and Sunday passes. For fans who wish to attend only one day of SoxFest, Saturday-only passes are available for $50 and Sunday-only passes are available for $40.

Access to Friday night events is exclusive to fans who purchase two-night SoxFest hotel packages on whitesox.com/SoxFest and are the only way to purchase weekend passes. SoxFest hotel reservations at the Hilton Chicago are $304 (price does not include applicable taxes, fees and costs for weekend passes). Weekend passes are available for $40 for each adult and for $10 for kids (ages 4 to 13). 

SoxFest 2016 - sponsored by Miller Lite, Comcast SportsNet, Beggars Pizza and WGN-TV - offers fans the opportunity to meet their favorite White Sox players and past greats. This is the second year that the Hilton Chicago will host SoxFest, which is in its 24th year.  Fans will have access to special autograph, photo and question-and-answer sessions, the popular SoxFest Garage Sale and special interactive activities throughout the weekend.

A full schedule of events, including the complete roster of scheduled appearances, will be available leading up to SoxFest.

To purchase hotel packages or obtain more information about packages, fans should visit whitesox.com/SoxFest.