Come join longtime sports journalist James Walker as he hosts an intimate conversation and live charity auction in anticipation of the upcoming 2023 season with Chicago Cubs star infielders Nico Hoerner and Patrick Wisdom.
The live charity auction will include game-used memorabilia that Nico & Patrick will sign at the event plus other unique experiences. All proceeds from the charity auction will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and B.I.G Baseball Academy.
James Walker has been involved in professional sports journalism at the highest levels for 21 years, which includes a decade-long stint at ESPN from 2008-2018. In that span, Walker covered four Super Bowls, the NBA Finals, multiple Pro Bowls and many other national sports stories and events. He’s made over 300 national television and radio appearances and interviewed countless sports legends such as Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Tom Brady and Ray Lewis. Walker’s work also has been prominently displayed on ESPN, CNN, ABC News and Sports Illustrated. Four years ago, Walker transitioned to the business side of sports as Director of Sports and Entertainment at Adeptus Partners, LLC.
Grand Slam Meet & Greet VIP Package
Home Run Autograph & Merch Package
General Admission (Seated)
General Admission (Standing)
Purchasers will receive an email from StagePilot approximately 3-5 days before the event date with instructions regarding the fulfillment of the VIP package items and additional details regarding day of show information. All VIP packages are NON-TRANSFERABLE; NO WILL CALL NAME CHANGES WILL BE PERMITTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Non-VIP Package purchasers will not be allowed into any VIP activities or into the venue early. VIP package purchasers may be required to arrive at least 3-4 hours before show time. All pre-show programs and times may vary and are subject to modification at any time for any reason. At StagePilot’s discretion, VIP package merchandise will either be shipped directly to the address provided at purchase (alternate shipping addresses are not permitted) or available for pick-up the night of the show. If shipped, delivery of such merchandise may occur after the event date. Merchandise is not needed for entry to the show. By purchasing a VIP package, you will not gain or be authorized access into any venue specific VIP or backstage areas. No parental escorts without their own package purchased will be permitted. Health and safety restrictions may change from time of purchase to the show date. Any restrictions will be confirmed closer to the event date.
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Chicago, IL 60614