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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

MLB: David Wright named official spokesperson for T-Mobile All-Star Fanfest

“Hi, I’m David Wright. I invite you to the…

New York Mets Third Baseman David Wright has been selected as Major League Baseball’s official spokesperson for T-Mobile® All-Star FanFest, the world’s largest interactive baseball fan event, to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Center from Friday, July 12 through Tuesday, July 16. Wright joins a distinguished list of MLB stars who have served in this role including Torii Hunter, Derek Jeter, Albert Pujols and Justin Upton. In addition, Mets legends Edgardo Alfonzo, John Franco and Mookie Wilson have each been named MLB All-Star Ambassadors.

“All-Star FanFest is the world’s largest baseball fan event, and is a great experience for the whole family,” said Wright. “Just like New York City, FanFest has something for everyone, and I am proud to be a part of the home team as we host this exciting event.”

As the official spokesperson, Wright will help to generate public awareness for T-Mobile All-Star FanFest and make a variety of appearances in support of the event. As Ambassadors, Alfonzo, Franco and Wilson will take part in an array of All-Star events leading up to and throughout MLB All-Star Week.

T-Mobile All-Star FanFest will transform the Jacob K. Javits Center into the largest interactive baseball theme park in the world, providing an unrivaled experience for fans of all ages. Visitors will experience more than 400,000 square feet of baseball fun with attractions including exhibits from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, batting cages, clinics, free autograph sessions with former Mets, MLB legends and Hall of Famers, memorabilia and much more.

Repoz Posted: April 24, 2013 at 12:59 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. SG Posted: April 24, 2013 at 01:20 PM (#4424548)
Hopefully he's washed his potty mouth out with soap.
   2. Devin has a deep burning passion for fuzzy socks Posted: April 24, 2013 at 04:17 PM (#4424931)
Don't see anywhere else to put this, but they released the All-Star ballot:

Ballot!

Vote for Kirk Nieuwenhuis! Already back in AAA!

Seriously, the Mets have Duda, Baxter and Nieuwnhuis on there. When did they have to get their picks in, March 10?
   3. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 24, 2013 at 04:38 PM (#4424963)
Don't see anywhere else to put this, but they released the All-Star ballot:


Brett Wallace is also already in the minors.

And yes, Jeter is on the ballot.
   4. Nasty Nate Posted: April 24, 2013 at 05:54 PM (#4425036)
“All-Star FanFest is the world’s largest baseball fan event, and is a great experience for the whole family,” said Wright. “Just like New York City, FanFest has something for everyone, and I am proud to be a part of the home team as we host this exciting event.”


well, it's good to see that the copywriter from the old Francoeur blog has found work.
   5. Jim Wisinski Posted: April 24, 2013 at 06:14 PM (#4425076)
Can he make T-mobile get the Galaxy S4 out faster?
   6. Foster Posted: April 24, 2013 at 06:20 PM (#4425083)
Is fanfest worth a visit?

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