2009 Cubs Convention Info (Schedule and Players To Attend)

Vikki HamContributor IJanuary 11, 2009

So it's that time of year again, The 24th Annual Chicago Cubs Convention, held at the Hilton Chicago. Finally, they have put out a schedule of the events (scheduled times of when players are signing will be in the booklet provided at registration) and who will be attending. Surprisingly, all the new members will be there including, Gregg, Miles, Gathright and new Cub Milton Bradley. Along with present players, past players, and prospects. Here is the schedule:




FRIDAY, JANUARY 16           3:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. (Booths open 3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17       9:00 A.M. – Midnight (Booths open 9:00 A.M. – 7:00P.M.)

SUNDAY, JAUNARY 18          9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. (Booths open 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.)






Ernie Banks                   Onerl Fleita               Len Kasper             Scott Sanderson

Darwin Barney              Mike Fontenot           Crane Keney            Ron Santo          

Glenn Beckert               Joey Gathright           Ted Lilly                 Matt Sinatro

Milton Bradley              Doug Glanville          Carlos Marmol             Lee Smith

Bob Brenly                    Kevin Gregg            Sean Marshall   Alfonso Soriano               

Bill Buckner                  Brandon Guyer          Aaron Miles               Geovany Soto  

Randy Bush                  Rich Harden              Keith Moreland           Tim Stoddard

Jose Cardenal               Kevin Hart                 Dave Otto                   Lester Strode

Neal Cotts                    Jim Hendry                Gerald Perry                 Ryan Theriot

Doug Dascenzo            Koyie Hill                   Lou Piniella                 Alan Trammell

Jody Davis                    Micah Hoffpauir        Mike Quade                  Steve Trout

Ivan DeJesus                Pat Hughes                Rick Reushel                Randy Wells

Ryan Dempster            Randy Hundley          Larry Rothschild             Tim Wilken

Bob Denier                   Fergie Jenkins            Jeff Samardzija            Billy Williams

Leon Durham               Reed Johnson             Ryne Sandberg          Carlos Zambrano







5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.                      Opening Ceremonies

6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.                      Autograph Treasure Hunt

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.                      WGN Radio’s “SportsCentral Live” (Will be aired Saturday, January 17th)

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                      Cubs Bingo!




9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                    Meet Cubs Baseball Management

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                    Draft Day to the Big Show

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                    Cubs Jeopardy!

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                  Wheelchair Cubs

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.                    Chicago Cubs Photo Experience

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.                  Not For Woman Only

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.                  Who’s The Boss?

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                  Piniella & His Lou-Tennants

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.                    In Touch with the Cubs…Presented by Vine Line

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.                    Game Day Experience

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                      Welcome to Wrigley

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                      Pitching Clinic

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                      The Clubhouse Entertainers

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                      In the WGN-TV Booth with Len & Bob

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                      Hitting Clinic

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                      The Magic of ‘84

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                      For Kids Only Press Conference

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                      Baseball Conditioning Clinic

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                      Sneak Preview: “We Believe”

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                      Making History

8:00 p.m. – Midnight                      Rock ‘n’ Rock Revue





9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                    Meet Cubs Business Management

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                    Chicago Cubs Photo Experience

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.                  Down on the Farm…Presented by Vine Line



Source: Chicago Tribune



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