2010 Cubs Convention Schedule and Attendees

25years.jpgThe schedule for the 25th Annual Cubs Convention was released on Monday. The three-day event begins on Friday at the Hilton Chicago. Cubs past and present will be in attendance as well as the newest Cubs, Marlon Byrd and Rudy Jaramillo.

The Meet the Owners session on Saturday morning with the Ricketts family should be one of the more interesting, and well attended, sessions of the weekend. Tom Ricketts is scheduled to be part of Sports Central Live as well on Friday night.

The “Unofficial Opening Day” is just around the corner …

2010 Cubs Convention Schedule

Friday, January 15th

  • 5:00pm – 5:30pm – Opening Ceremonies
  • 6:00pm – 6:45pm – Autograph Treasure Hunt
  • 7:00pm – 9:00pm – Sports Central Live with Dave Kaplan … the two hour show will be simulcast on 720 WGN
  • - 7:00pm – 7:30pm – Ryan Dempster, Ted Lilly, Ryan Theriot and Rick Sutcliffe
  • - 7:30pm – 8:00pm – Jim Hendry, Lou Piniella and Oneri Fleita
  • - 8:00pm – 8:30pm – Ron Santo, Pat Hughes, Bob Brenly and Len Kasper
  • - 8:30pm – 9:00pm – Rudy Jaramillo, Marlon Byrd and Larry Rothschild
  • - Note: According to Dave Kaplan, Tom Ricketts and Derrek Lee will also be on the live broadcast.
  • 7:00pm – 8:30pm – Cubs Bingo

Saturday, January 16th

  • 9:00am – 10:00am – Meet the Owners
  • 9:30am – 10:30am – Baseball Longevity
  • 10:00am – 11:00am – WGN Radio’s Meet Cubs Baseball Management with Bob Sirott and Dave Eanet
  • - Jim Hendry, Lou Piniella and Randy Bush
  • 10:30am – 11:30am – 25 Years: A Celebration of the Cubs & Cubs Fans
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm – Call to the Pen
  • 10:00am – 4:00pm – Chicago Cubs Photo Experience
  • 11:30am – 12:30am – WGN Radio’s Think You Know These Guys? Hosted by Garry Meier
  • - Justin Berg, Ryan Dempster, Sam Fuld, Micah Hoffpauir and Ryan Theriot
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Leaders of the Pack
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm – VineLine: Covering the Cubs for 25 Years
  • 1:00 – 2:00pm – WGN Radio’s Major League Days - Hosted by John Williams
  • - Bobby Dernier, Jody Davis, Jeff Samardzija and Geovany Soto
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm – Meet Cubs Business Management
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm – Life on the Big Screen
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm – WGN Radio’s Lou Piniella: My Life in Baseball Continued …
  • - A One-on-One with Lou Piniella Hosted by Steve Cochran
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm – Cubs Jeopardy!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm – Baseball in the Dominican
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm – For Kids Only Press Conference
  • 8:00pm – 12:00am – Rock ‘n Roll Revue

Sunday, January 17th

  • 9:00am – 10:00am – The Essence of Being a Cub
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm – Chicago Cubs Photo Experience
  • 10:30am – 11:30am – Down on the Farm presented by VineLine with Oneri Fleita and Tim Wilken

Sources: Cubs.com and WGN Radio.com

The CCO will have first hand daily recaps of this year’s convention….for the fifth consecutive year.

Scheduled Attendees

  • James Adduci
  • Jeff Baker
  • Ernie Banks
  • Glenn Beckert
  • Justin Berg
  • Bob Brenly
  • Randy Bush
  • Marlon Byrd
  • Esmailin Caridad
  • Andrew Cashner
  • Welington Castillo
  • Tyler Colvin
  • Jody Davis
  • Andre Dawson
  • Ryan Dempster
  • Bobby Dernier
  • Ivan DeJesus
  • Oneri Fleita
  • Mike Fontenot
  • Sam Fuld
  • Tom Gorzelanny
  • John Grabow
  • Jeff Gray
  • Angel Guzman
  • Jim Hendry
  • Koyie Hill
  • Micah Hoffpauir
  • Pat Hughes
  • Randy Hundley
  • Brett Jackson
  • Rudy Jaramillo
  • Ferguson Jenkins
  • Jay Johnstone
  • Len Kasper
  • Crane Kenney
  • Derrek Lee
  • Ted Lilly
  • Carlos Marmol
  • Sean Marshall
  • Gary Matthews
  • Keith Moreland
  • Dave Otto
  • Andy Pafko
  • Milt Pappas
  • Lou Piniella
  • Mike Quade
  • Larry Rothschild
  • Jeff Samardzija
  • Ryne Sandberg
  • Scott Sanderson
  • Ron Santo
  • Carlos Silva
  • Matt Sinatro
  • Lee Smith
  • Geovany Soto
  • Tim Stoddard
  • Lester Strode
  • Rick Sutcliffe
  • Ryan Theriot
  • Alan Trammell
  • Steve Trout
  • Randy Wells
  • Tim Wilken
  • Billy Williams
  • Carlos Zambrano

Quote of the Day

"A day without laughter is a day wasted." - Charlie Chaplin

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