To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to section navigation or Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...

Official Info

Skip to main content
 
Below is an advertisement.

01/07/2009 1:23 PM ET
Indians announce Press Tour participants and event details
Three Buses to Visit 14 Cities Jan. 19-22, including Local Stops to Cleveland Suburbs
tickets for any Major League Baseball game
ADVERTISEMENT
print this pageprint this page    |    e-mail this pagee-mail this page
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the participants and event details for their 2009 Press Tour. The annual caravan will consist of three buses in 2009 to visit 14 cities, including two stops in Cleveland suburbs, over four dates, Monday, January 19 through Thursday, January 22.

Each bus, named on behalf of Indians greats LARRY DOBY, LOU BOUDREAU and MEL HARDER, will visit various cities respectively featuring TRIBE PLAYERS, ERIC WEDGE, COACHING STAFF and BROADCASTERS.

Press Tour stops to Columbus, Toledo and Erie, PA will all be presented by Positively Cleveland.

LARRY DOBY TEAM
LOU BOUDREAU TEAM
MEL HARDER TEAM
January 19 Evening- ColumbusJanuary 19 Evening- MayfieldJanuary 19 Evening- Sandusky
Eric Wedge, Tom Hamilton, OF Shin-Soo Choo, RHP Jensen Lewis, OF Matt LaPortaGM Mark Shapiro, Jim Rosenhaus OF Ben Francisco, INF Beau MillsDerek Shelton, Matt Underwood, INF Ryan Garko, LHP David Huff
January 20 Evening- YoungstownJanuary 20 Evening- DoverJanuary 20 Evening- Erie
Eric Wedge, Tom Hamilton, OF Shin-Soo Choo, OF Michael BrantleyCarl Willis, Jim Rosenhaus, INF Jamey Carroll, RHP Jensen LewisDerek Shelton, Matt Underwood, OF Ben Francisco, LHP Aaron Laffey
January 21 Afternoon- AshtabulaJanuary 21 Afternoon- CantonJanuary 21 Evening- Mansfield
Eric Wedge, OF Shin-Soo Choo, INF Jamey Carroll, Al PawlowskiDerek Shelton, Jim Rosenhaus, RHP Jensen Lewis, OF Ben FranciscoCarl Willis, Matt Underwood, RHP Aaron Laffey, RHP Adam Miller
January 22 Evening- Akron January 22 Afternoon- Elyria Evening- ToledoJanuary 22 Afternoon- Fostoria Evening- Medina
Eric Wedge, Tom Hamilton, LHP Cliff Lee, INF Wes HodgesJoel Skinner, Jim Rosenhaus, Joe Charboneau, RHP Jensen LewisCarl Willis, Matt Underwood, LHP Aaron Laffey, RHP Adam Miller

CLEVELAND INDIANS 2009 PRESS TOUR -- DOBY TEAM

MONDAY, JANUARY 19

11:30am - Media Event at Progressive Field in the Home Clubhouse

Evening-- COLUMBUS -- Hilton Columbus - Polaris, 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus
Presented by Positively Cleveland
Press Conference: 4:45pm
Sponsor Dinner: 5:30pm
Event: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Tickets: Free admission; autographs $15 per autograph/maximum 200 per player; available at the door.
Charity: Adventures for Wish Kids

TUESDAY, JANUARY 20

Evening -- YOUNGSTOWN -- Antone's Banquet Center, 8578 Market Street, Boardman
Press Conference: 5:00pm
Dinner: 6:00pm
Tickets: In advance: $30 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under; At the door: $40 for adults and $25 for kids 12 and under; available at Clear Channel Studio, and on-line at the Akron Children's Mahoning Valley and Clear Channel websites
Charity: Akron Children's Hospital/Mahoning Valley

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21

Afternoon -- ASHTABULA -- Mt. Carmel Banquet Hall, 1200 East 21st Street, Ashtabula
Press Conference: 10:30am
Sponsor Party : 11:30am
Luncheon: 12:00noon
Tickets: $15.00; available at Media One Group, 3226 Jefferson Road, Ashtabula; Sport & Sports Ashtabula and Madison locations; Subway of Jefferson; via Media One Group website (983thebull.com)
Charity: ESPN 970 WFUN High School Scholarship Fund

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

Evening -- AKRON -- Todaro's Party Center, 1820 Peninsula Road, Akron
Press Conference: 4:30pm
Sponsor Party: 5:30pm
Dinner: 6:00pm
Tickets: $35 for adults and $25 for children 10 and under; available with cash or check, in person at the WAKR Studios, 1795 W. Market Street, Akron, 44313 and by mail -- please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope and check payable to WAKR/Indians
Charity: American Heart Association Kid Power Program

CLEVELAND INDIANS 2009 PRESS TOUR -- BOUDREAU TEAM

MONDAY, JANUARY 19

11:30am -- Media Event at Progressive Field in the Home Clubhouse

Evening -- MAYFIELD HEIGHTS -- The Mayfield Heights Boneyard, 5900 Mayfield Road, Mayfield Heights
Sponsor Dinner: 5:15pm
Press Conference: 6:00pm
Event: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under; available at WTAM Radio, 6200 Oak Tree Blvd in Independence (cash only) and at The Mayfield Heights Boneyard at 5900 Mayfield Road in Mayfield Heights Charity: Cleveland Indians Charities

TUESDAY, JANUARY 20

Evening -- DOVER -- Manor Restaurant, 753 South Wooster Ave., Strasburg
Press Conference: 4:30pm
Sponsor Party: 5:30pm
Dinner: 6:00pm
Tickets: $10; available with cash or check at WJER Radio (646 Boulevard, Dover), Manor Restaurant, Moomaw Chevrolet (132 E. Main Street, Sugarcreek)
Charity: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of East Central Ohio

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21

Afternoon -- CANTON -- McKinley Grand Hotel, 320 Market Ave. S., Canton
Press Conference: 11:15am
Luncheon: Doors open at 11:00am, box lunches served at 11:30am, program at 12:00noon.
Tickets: $15; available at Medicine Shoppe and Dave Drugs locations
Charity: Canton Rotary

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

Afternoon -- ELYRIA -- DeLuca's Place in the Park, 6075 Middle Ridge Road, Lorain
Press Conference: 11:00am
Luncheon: 12:00noon
Tickets: $15; available at WEOL Studios (538 Broad Street, Elyria) DeLuca's Place in the Park, Indians Team Shop (Midway Mall location, Elyria) and Boys and Girls Club of Lorain County (Oberlin location) Charity: Boys and Girls Club of Lorain County

Evening -- TOLEDO -- Erie Street Market (Civic Center Promenade Room), 237 S. Erie Street, Toledo
Presented by Positively Cleveland
Press Conference: 4:30pm
Sponsor Party: 5:30pm
Dinner: 6:00pm
Tickets: $18 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under; purchase in person at Clear Channel Toledo (125 S. Superior) or by phone call 419-324-7400 (weekdays 8:30am-5:30pm), or at the door the day of the event.
Charity: The River Trust

CLEVELAND INDIANS 2009 PRESS TOUR -- HARDER TEAM

MONDAY, JANUARY 19

11:30am -- Media Event at Progressive Field in the Home Clubhouse

Evening --SANDUSKY -- Kalahari Resorts Convention Center, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky
Press Conference: 4:30pm
Sponsor Party: 5:30pm
Event: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tickets: $14.50 in advance or at the door; available at the Kalahari Resorts Convention Center
Charity: United Way of Erie County

TUESDAY, JANUARY 20

Evening -- ERIE, PA -- Dr. Gertrude A. Barber National Institute, 136 East Avenue, Erie, PA
Presented by Positively Cleveland
Press Conference: 4:30pm
Sponsor Party: 5:30pm
Event: 6:30pm
Tickets: $8.00; available at The Barber National Institute, Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Charity: Dr. Gertrude A. Barber National Institute

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21

Evening -- MANSFIELD -- Mansfield Senior High School, 124 North Linden Road, Mansfield
Press Conference: 5:00pm
Private Dinner: 5:30pm
Event: 6:00pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Tickets: $8.00; available at WMAN Radio, 1400 Radio Lane, Mansfield, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, cash or check payable to Friendly House, call 419-529-2211 for more information
Charity: Friendly House

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

Afternoon -- FOSTORIA -- UAW Hall, 625 Plaza Drive, Fostoria
Press Conference: 10:30am at Roppe Training Center
Luncheon: 11:30am
Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12; available at ESPN Radio 1430 or from any Jr. Baseball/Softball representative.
Charity: Fostoria Jr. Baseball/Softball

Evening -- MEDINA -- A.I. ROOT MIDDLE SCHOOL, 333 W. Sturbridge Dr., Medina
Press Conference: 5:00pm
Event: 6:00pm
Tickets: Event is free and open to the public; for autographs, the first 200 fans to go to Armstrong Cable -- beginning on Saturday, January 10 (9:00am - 1:00pm) and continuing January 12-21 (Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm) - can pick up a wristband to obtain player autographs (one wristband per person). Armstrong Cable is located at 1141 Lafayette Road, Medina.
Charity: Medina County Community Fund

print this pageprint this page    |    e-mail this pagee-mail this page