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White Sox Announce Attendees, Giveaways for SoxFest

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(Published Thursday, July 13, 2017)

Chicago White Sox fans will be treated to a who’s who of talented youngsters when they gather for the team’s annual SoxFest convention this winter.

The event, scheduled to take place at the Hilton Chicago beginning on Jan. 26, will feature some of the best players in the team’s history, alongside the young talent that the team has assembled during their current rebuilding process.

Veterans like Avisail Garcia and Jose Abreu are scheduled to be in attendance, along with prospects like Eloy Jimenez, Michael Kopech, and Zack Collins.

Hall of Famers Carlton Fisk and Frank Thomas will also be at the event, along with broadcasters Steve Stone, Hawk Harrelson, and Jason Benetti.

According to the White Sox, hotel packages are still available for the event, and fans that purchase those packages will receive a Ken “Hawk” Harrleson talking bobblehead doll.

Here is the full list of attendees announced by the White Sox:

Players: Jose Abreu, Tim Anderson, Matt Davidson, Nicky Delmonico, Adam Engel, Carson Fulmer, Avisail Garcia, Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, Yoan Moncada, Carlos Rodon, Yolmer Sanchez, Kevan Smith

Prospects: Jake Burger, Dylan Cease, Zack Collins, Alec Hansen, Eloy Jimenez, Michael Kopech, Blake Rutherford, Gavin Sheets

Hall of Famers: Carlton Fisk, Tim Raines, Frank Thomas

Broadcasters: Jason Benetti, Ed Farmer, Hawk Harrelson, Darrin Jackson, Steve Stone

Front Office: G.M. Rick Hahn, Assistant G.M. Jeremy Haber, Director of Baseball Ops Dan Fabian, Director of Player Development Chris Getz, Director of Scouting Nick Hostetler

Ambassadors: Harold Baines, Bo Jackson

SoxFest 2018 will get underway on Jan. 26 and will run through Jan. 28. Hotel packages are still available.