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SoxFest 2020: A Guide to Friday

by Joe Binder

Happy Friday, Sox Fans! The wait is finally over for one of the most anticipated SoxFest conventions in recent years. The two-day event at its new home, the McCormick Place Convention Center, is sold-out and filled with plenty of great guests. Before you head there, here’s a complete guide to Friday’s events.

Autographs

Stage 1

  • 5:00 p.m. – Lucas Giolito – First 200 Autographs
  • 6:30 p.m. – Leury Garcia – First 200 Autographs
  • 8:00 p.m. – Nick Madrigal – First 200 Autographs

Stage 3

  • 5:00 p.m. – Yoan Moncada – First 200 Autographs
  • 6:30 p.m. – Jose Contreras – First 200 Autographs
  • 8:00 p.m. – Carlton Fisk – First 200 Autographs

Stage 5

  • 5:00 p.m. – Jose Abreu – First 250 Autographs
  • 6:30 p.m. – Tim Raines – First 250 Autographs
  • 8:00 p.m. – Yasmani Grandal – First 250 Autographs

Stage 6

  • 5:00 p.m. – Tim Anderson – First 250 Autographs
  • 6:30 p.m. – Harold Baines – First 250 Autographs
  • 8:00 p.m. – Eloy Jimenez – First 250 Autographs

Stage 8

  • 5:00 p.m. – Dallas Keuchel – First 200 Autographs
  • 6:30 p.m. – Bo Jackson – First 200 Autographs
  • 8:00 p.m. – Luis Robert – First 200 Autographs

Photos

Stage 2

  • 5:30 p.m. – Zack Collins – First 150 Photos
  • 6:30 p.m. – Micker Adolfo – First 125 Photos
  • 7:30 p.m. – Ron Kittle – First 125 Photos
  • 8:30 p.m. – Luis Gonzalez – First 125 Photos

Stage 4

  • 5:30 p.m. – Ozzie Guillen – First 150 Photos
  • 6:30 p.m. – Darrin Jackson and Steve Stone – First 125 Photos
  • 7:30 p.m. – Blake Rutherford – First 125 Photos
  • 8:30 p.m. – Jonathan Stiever – First 125 Photos

Stage 7

  • 5:30 p.m. – Nomar Mazara – First 150 Photos
  • 6:30 p.m. – Danny Mendick – First 125 Photos
  • 7:30 p.m. – Danny Farquhar – First 125 Photos
  • 8:30 p.m. – Gavin Sheets – First 125 Photos

Stage 9

  • 5:30 p.m. – Dylan Cease – First 150 Photos
  • 6:30 p.m. – Aaron Bummer – First 125 Photos
  • 7:30 p.m. – Evan Marshall – First 125 Photos
  • 8:30 p.m. – Dan Dunning – First 125 Photos

Museum

  • 5:00 p.m. – Mike Sirotka – First 125 Photos

MVP-only Private Photo Session

  • 5:30 p.m. – Michael Kopech

Seminars

Main Stage

  • 5:00 p.m. – Sports Talk Live – A panel of NBC Sports Chicago broadcasters will be joined by White Sox pitcher Aaron Bummer and outfielder Nomar Mazara to discuss the latest team news and their aspirations for the 2020 season.
  • 6:00 p.m. – White Sox Town Hall – Moderated by Jason Benetti – White Sox Sr. Vice President & General Manager Rick Hahn and Manager Rick Renteria will discuss the recent roster additions, offseason priorities, and their vision for the 2020 season.
  • 7:00 p.m. – NBC Sports Chicago Talk Show -NBC Sports Commentator Chuck Garfien joins the voice of the White Sox, Play-by-Play Announcer Jason Benetti for a look back on the most exciting broadcast moments from 2019, as well as what’s in store for the booth this upcoming season.
  • 8:00 p.m. – Bingo with José Abreu

Museum

  • 7:00 p.m. – Winning Ugly – Moderated by Gene Honda – Hall-of-Famer Carlton Fisk and former White Sox outfielder Tom Paciorek will share stories of the 1983 White Sox team and stories of the glory days.
  • 8:00 p.m. – If You Build It… Field of Dreams and White Sox baseball – Chicago Indie critics Leo Brady and Don Shanahan will share their take on the Field of Dreams movie and the significance it plays to the White Sox organization.

Kids Only (Ages 4-13)

Autographs

Kids Stage 2

  • 5:00 p.m – Dylan Cease
  • 5:30 p.m. – Danny Farquhar
  • 6:00 p.m. – Tyler Johnson
  • 6:30 p.m. – Yasmani Grandal
  • 7:00 p.m. – Luis González
  • 7:30 p.m. – Micker Adolfo

Photos

Kids Stage 1

  • 5:00 p.m. – Nick Madrigal
  • 5:30 p.m. – Jonathan Stiever
  • 6:00 p.m. – Southpaw
  • 6:30 p.m. – Eloy Jiménez
  • 7:00 p.m. – Dane Dunning
  • 7:30 p.m. – Zack Collins

Kids Stage 3

  • 5:00 p.m. – Evan Marshall
  • 5:30 p.m. – Blake Rutherford
  • 6:00 p.m. – Gavin Sheets
  • 6:30 p.m. – Luis Robert
  • 7:00 p.m. – Andrew Vaughn
  • 7:30 p.m. – Danny Mendick

Mini Field

  • 5:00 p.m. – Pitching Clinic with Don Cooper & Curt Hasler
  • 6:00 p.m. – Swing Technique with Frank Menechino, Scott Coolbaugh & Andrew Vaughn
  • 7:30 p.m. – First to Third with Daryl Boston & Nick Capra

Be sure to follow us on social media @SoxOn35th for updates throughout the weekend! Also, feel free to tag us in any pictures for a chance to be featured.

Featured Photo: Chris Tejeda/@FotoGenocide_ on Twitter

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