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Rays FanFest Saturday at Tropicana Field

LARA CERRI   |   Times
SP_350302_cerr_FANFEST_3 of 7 (02/18/2012, St. Petersburg) Rays pitcher David Price sat with his 2-year-old French bulldog, Astro, as he made calls to fans’ friends and family at the 2012 Rays Fanfest at Tropicana Field Saturday. Fans had players call friends and family members as well as sign autographs, kids played interactive games, and there was plenty of baseball memorabilia for everyone.
[LARA CERRI, Times]

LARA CERRI | Times SP_350302_cerr_FANFEST_3 of 7 (02/18/2012, St. Petersburg) Rays pitcher David Price sat with his 2-year-old French bulldog, Astro, as he made calls to fans’ friends and family at the 2012 Rays Fanfest at Tropicana Field Saturday. Fans had players call friends and family members as well as sign autographs, kids played interactive games, and there was plenty of baseball memorabilia for everyone. [LARA CERRI, Times]

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Rays FanFest

When/where: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, free admission and parking; Tropicana Field

Highlight activities: Run the bases, coaches clinics, high-five a player, clubhouse tour, panel discussion with Rays broadcasters and MLB Network's Peter Gammons, memorabilia "yard sale," players call your friends, manager Joe Maddon "Thanksmas" lunch ($75)

Autographs: For players, $50 wristband for access (proceeds to ALS Association, Florida chapter). Schedule highlights: Wil Myers, 11:30-12:30; Evan Longoria, Matt Moore, Don Zimmer, 1:15-1:45; David Price, Fernando Rodney, Ben Zobrist, 2:30-3 (subject to change). Free for broadcasters and MLB alums (including Wayne Garrett, Darold Knowles, Ron LeFlore; ex-Rays Lance Carter, Toby Hall, Roberto Hernandez, Doug Waechter). Full schedules on tampabay.com/blogs/rays.

Ticket deal: FanFest pack of opening day and seven other games, plus wristband discount, starting at $105.

Rays FanFest Saturday at Tropicana Field 02/15/13 [Last modified: Saturday, February 16, 2013 12:00am]
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