Guests will enjoy cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres before viewing an intimate Q&A session with former MLB players Gary Matthews Sr. and Bob Dernier. The program will be moderated by Chicago Tribune sports columnist, Teddy Greenstein.
GARY’S TOP 3:
1. He played for the San Francisco Giants, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Seattle Mariners from 1972 through 1987.
2. He is an All-Star (1979) and NL Rookie of the Year (1973).
3. Is the father of former major leaguer Gary Matthews Jr. and they are one of seven father/son combinations in Cubs history.
BOB’S TOP 3:
1. He played for the Philadelphia Phillies and the Chicago Cubs in the 1980s.
2. He is a recipient of the Gold Glove Award (1984).
3. He was named the Cubs major league first base coach on August 23, 2010
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
6PM: Cocktail Reception
6:45PM: Program Begins (Moderated Q&A followed by Guest Q&A)
7:30PM: Program Concludes, Cocktails and Mingling Continues
- Silence cell phones during program
- Keep talking to a minimum during the Q&A
- Asking brief questions during Q&A is best
- Signed memorabilia to be provided; no additional items to be signed
- People under the age of 21 cannot attend