(WSCR) As always, the cast for SoxFest 2013 is as star-studded as possible.
Paul Konerko, Gavin Floyd, Alexei Ramirez, Adam Dunn, Addison Reed, Chris Sale and manager Robin Ventura are among those scheduled to appear at the event, which will be held the weekend of January 25-27 at the Palmer House Hilton.
The special SoxFest hotel rate is $278 (plus applicable taxes and fees) for a two-night stay. Fans who book a two-night stay are eligible to purchase up to four SoxFest weekend passes. SoxFest hotel packages and weekend passes will be available for purchase in the same transaction at whitesox.com. Weekend passes can only be purchased by fans who book the two-night stay, and Friday night of SoxFest is open only to SoxFest hotel guests with weekend passes.
Former White Sox players scheduled to attend include 1983 American League Rookie of the Year Ron Kittle, slugging outfielder from the 1970s Carlos May, first baseman on the 1983 “Winning Ugly” Division Champion team Tom Paciorek, along with current Sox broadcasters Ed Farmer, Darrin Jackson, Ken “Hawk” Harrelson and Steve Stone.
Also, fans can expect to see Joe Crede, Jermaine Dye, Jack McDowell, Aaron Rowand and Frank Thomas.