Fan Fest details: Autographs, Q&A sessions

January, 7, 2013
1/07/13
3:03
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The Texas Rangers announced the list of players and coaches participating in autograph and Q&A sessions as this weekend's Fan Fest. Here's a look (from the club's release):

Nearly 25 current Rangers and members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame will be appearing over the two days of Fan Fest. The schedule of individuals appearing each day is as follows. PLEASE NOTE THE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Any updates to this schedule can be found at texasrangers.com/fanfest.

Friday, January 11: Doors to Arlington Convention Center open at 4 p.m. Autograph sessions at 5, 6, and 7 p.m. Dr Pepper Awards Show takes place from 8 until 10 p.m.

Individuals Signing Autographs: Adrian Beltre, Steve Buechele, John Burkett, Yu Darvish, Colby Lewis, Joe Nathan, A.J. Pierzynski.

Individuals Participating in Question and Answer Sessions: Colby Lewis, Joe Nathan.

Hall of Famers Scheduled in the Fergie Jenkins Foundation Booth: Rollie Fingers, Fergie Jenkins, Gaylord Perry

Saturday, January 12: Doors to Arlington Convention Center open at 9:00 a.m. Autograph sessions at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., Noon, 1, 2, 3, 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m.

Individuals Signing Autographs: Dave Anderson, Engel Beltre, Cody Buckel, Nelson Cruz, Craig Gentry, Neftali Feliz, Rusty Greer, Matt Harrison, Andy Hawkins, Derek Holland, Ian Kinsler, Mike Maddux, Mark McLemore, Jackie Moore, Mike Olt, Robbie Ross, Ben Rowen, Nolan Ryan, Tanner Scheppers, Joakim Soria, Jim Sundberg, Ron Washington

Individuals Participating in Question and Answer Sessions: Nelson Cruz, Jon Daniels, Ian Kinsler, Fergie Jenkins, Ron Washington.

Individual Participating in Clinics: Bobby Jones/Mark McLemore/Pete O’Brien (hitting); Andy Hawkins/Mike Maddux (pitching); Jim Sundberg (catching).

Hall of Famers Scheduled in the Fergie Jenkins Foundation Booth: Rollie Fingers, Fergie Jenkins, Gaylord Perry

BELOW ARE THE AUTOGRAPH PROCEDURES FOR TEXAS RANGERS 2013 FANFEST:

* Fan Fest autograph schedules will not be announced in advance other than what is listed above.

* Television monitors located at the information booths in the Grand Hall and near the entrance of the Exhibit Hall and the television screens located near the main stage will post who is signing during each session 1 hour prior to the start of that session.

* Entrance to the designated line will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals who use wheelchairs must adhere to the same first-come, first-served process as all other fans.

* When lines are at the designated capacity, an “END OF LINE” sign will be posted and no further guests will be allowed to enter the line.

* There are six designated autograph sessions throughout the weekend where all fans in attendance 1 hour prior to the start of the autograph session will be eligible to participate. Participants will be selected randomly. More information on players and scheduled times will be available on each day of Fan Fest.

* One autograph per person is allowed, no exceptions.

* Players will sign approximately 225 autographs per session. Players will not sign beyond their allotted time.

* Prior to the 2013 Fan Fest, Fast Passes were sold online at texasrangers.com. 60 guests will have the opportunity to skip to the front of each autograph session on each day of the event.
Richard Durrett joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He writes about colleges, the Dallas Stars and the Texas Rangers. Richard spent nine years at The Dallas Morning News covering the Rangers, Stars, colleges, motorsports and high schools.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Yu Darvish
WINS ERA SO IP
10 2.90 167 133
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Beltre .321
HRA. Beltre 15
RBIA. Beltre 57
RA. Beltre 56
OPSA. Beltre .882
ERAY. Darvish 2.90
SOY. Darvish 167