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Ortiz, Pedro, and Boggs to take part in Red Sox Winter Weekend

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It’s around that time of the year that die-hard baseball fans kick in for spring and the start of the new baseball season.

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If the wait until March or April is too long, fans can get their midwinter baseball fix if they’re willing to part with some cash — and that doesn’t include spring training, either.

The Boston Red Sox announced a comeback Winter weekend in Springfield, Massachusetts. The team’s website says the event allows fans to mix and mingle with members of the 2023 Red Sox team, including the coaching staff.

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https://www.mlb.com/redsox/fans/winter-weekend/fan-activities

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Hall of Fame inductees David Ortiz, Pedro Martinez, Dennis Eckersley, Jim Rice and Wade Boggs are confirmed, according to the Red Sox brass.

The two-day event will be held at MGM Springfield and the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield on January 20-21, 2023.

Ortiz, Pedro, Boggs to participate in the Red Sox winter weekend

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MassLIVE.com reported that Winter Weekend launched at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut in 2015 but moved to Springfield in 2020 “after the Red Sox agreed to a multi-year partnership with MGM as the team’s ‘official and exclusive resort casino’ in 2019.”

The winter weekend was last held in 2020. The COVID pandemic led to the cancellation of the 2021 event, and baseball announced a shutdown for the 2022 winter weekend.

Ortiz, Pedro, Boggs to participate in the Red Sox winter weekend

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Two-day tickets The event doesn’t come cheap, and fans should know that by purchasing weekend passes, they’re likely not fulfilling all of their preferences.

Red Sox website It states that “Each weekend pass for the event comes with guaranteed access to an autograph session and one photo with one or two of the players/alumni/coaches in attendance. Please note that the individual(s) signing autographs in each room differs from the individual(s) take pictures.”

General admission for the 2023 Winter Weekend is $95 for adults and $40 for children ages 3-14.

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