Driving approx. 30 miles one way to the stadium; about 45 minutes. Walking approximately 1/2 mile at the stadium, some stairs.
In the hotel dining room, the breakfast buffet offers choices such as eggs and omelets cooked to order, breakfast meats, oatmeal, fruit, and toast, plus juice, coffee, tea, water.
This mornings presentation will be by David Rapp, retired journalist and author of "Tinker to Evers to Chance: The Chicago Cubs and the Dawn of Modern America." David will delight with stories and antidotes of the original glory years of the Cubs. Following our presentation, we’ll transfer to the stadium for our first game.
This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like at the ballpark. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.
Game 1! Unfortunately the Cubs have a scheduled day off so we will travel to Camelback Stadium to watch the LA Dodgers take on the Cleveland Indians. Both of these teams have won over 90 games the past two seasons and are top contenders in each of their respective leagues to go all the way in 2020 After the game, we’ll transfer back to the hotel.
Sports writer Barry Bloom is one of the best in the game today. One of mlb.com's top beat reporters, Barry has covered many of baseball's biggest events and milestones and has interviewed the game’s top players. While at the hotel, Barry will delight us with his knowledge of baseball history and anecdotes from his remarkable career.