Kluber, Brantley to appear at Tribe Fest
AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber and MVP finalist Michael Brantley are scheduled to make an appearance at Tribe Fest 2015. The two-day event at Progressive Field will take place on Jan. 24-25.
Kluber's appearance is likely to be on the second day since the Baseball Writers Association of America dinner, where Kluber will receive the Cy Young award, takes place in New York on Jan. 24. The Indians have not announced the schedule of who will be at each autograph session.
Kluber is the franchise's fourth Cy Young winner after going 18-9 with a 2.44 ERA and 269 strikeouts this past season. Brantley, who finished third in MVP voting, the first Indians player with 200 hits, 20 homers, 20 steals and 45 doubles in a season.
Among players confirmed to attend are Silver Slugger Award winner Yan Gomes, Cody Allen, Carlos Carrasco, Nick Swisher, Jason Kipnis, Mike Aviles, Trevor Bauer, Michael Bourn, Lonnie Chisenhall, TJ House, Roberto Perez, Jose Ramirez, Marc Rzepczynski, Danny Salazar, Carlos Santana and Bryan Shaw.
Also on hand will be Tribe coach and alumnus Sandy Alomar will be on hand, Charles Nagy, Dennis Martinez, Paul Assenmacher, Indians President Mark Shapiro, radio broadcasters Tom Hamilton and Jim Rosenhaus and drummer John Adams.
The Jan. 24 sessions will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. while the Jan. 25 session runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tickets for adults are $10 and available at Indians.com/Tribefest. Kids ages 12 and under can attend for free when reserved with the purchase of an adult ticket. There is a limit of two free children's admissions per paying adult. Tickets for kids age 12 and under are $5 at the gate day of event.
Autographs can be guaranteed by purchasing an autograph ticket bundled at the same time with the general admission ticket online ($20/ticket for Major League roster player sessions and $25/ticket for alumni player sessions). All fans in attendance are required to purchase an autograph pass if they would like to be guaranteed a spot in the autograph session line.