01/08/2009 1:26 PM ET
D-backs to host 5th annual Fan Fest Feb. 7
Event will take place on field at Chase Field
PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today they will host the fifth annual Fan Fest on Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The free event will include autographs and photograph sessions, memorabilia and sports card sales, and interactive games and opportunities with current players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters on the field at Chase Field. Fans can also purchase season tickets during the event through the Select-A-Seat program, which will highlight available seats for the upcoming season throughout the ballpark.
D-backs personalities scheduled to attend include players Doug Davis, Stephen Drew, Dan Haren, Conor Jackson, Miguel Montero, Augie Ojeda, Mark Reynolds, Max Scherzer, Chris Snyder, Chad Tracy, Justin Upton and Chris Young, manger Bob Melvin, bench coach Kirk Gibson and pitching coach Bryan Price. D-backs alumni Jay Bell, Matt Williams, Reggie Sanders, Omar Daal and Kelly Stinnett, along with broadcasters Daron Sutton, Mark Grace, Greg Schulte, Tom Candiotti, Jeff Munn, Miguel Quintana and Oscar Soria are also slated to appear. All participants are subject to change without notice.
Autograph sessions will require a $5 donation to the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and will be limited in quantity. Players will also participate in photo sessions.
In addition to the Select-A-Seat program, fans will have the chance to purchase D-backs mini-plans at the Fan Fest. Both 10-packs and six-packs will be available in multiple seat locations, and this will be the first opportunity for fans to purchase the best seats to the best games before the single-game ticket on-sale on March 7. Sports 620 KTAR will also broadcast live from the Fan Fest throughout the day.
Other D-backs Fan Fest highlights include:
D-backs home clubhouse tours
Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation "Yard Sale" and D-backs' wives silent auction
Family Fun Zone featuring D-backs speed pitch and T-ball inflatables and interactive inflatables
D-backs Training Centers Wiffle ball fields and clinics and a baseball skills area, which will feature groundball and fly ball drills and the 90-foot dash
Sports card and memorabilia show
For up-to-date information regarding the D-backs Fan Fest, please visit dbacks.com/fanfest or call 602.462.FEST (3378).