First Pitch Chicago

Get a head start on the 2014 season with a unique opportunity to go one-on-one with some of the top writers and analysts in the fantasy baseball industry. These 3+ hour sessions, in cities across the U.S., combine player analysis with fantasy baseball drafting, interactive activities and fun! You've never experienced anything so informational and entertaining!

BaseballHQ.com writers will be joined in all cities by guest experts from some of the leading sports media sources, including ESPN.com, MLB.com, USA Today Sports Weekly, Baseball America, Rotowire,com, Sirius/XM Radio and more! They provide a variety of experiences for attendees, no matter where you live.

The program focuses on uncovering the impact players - from sleepers to potential black swans - of the 2014 season. Our speakers will look at playing time opportunities, injury prognoses, bullpen volatility, minor league scouting, statistical analyses, breakout profile modeling, and much more! What you get for your registration...

  •  Baseball talk with some of the industry's top analysts
  •  The chance to have your questions answered, 1-on-1 with the experts
  •  The opportunity to network with fellow fantasy leaguers from your area
  •  Freebies and discounts from leading industry vendors
  •  and tons more!

WHEN:
Saturday, February 22, 2014
12 - 3 PM

WHERE: 
Oak Brook Hills Resort (formerly the Oak Brook Hills Marriott; this is the same location as 2013, just with a new name)
3500 Midwest Road, Oak Brook, IL
The hotel is located one mile south of I-88 and just west of Route 83. Contact the hotel for further information at 630-850-5555.

LEAD SPEAKER
Ron Shandler, BaseballHQ

GUEST SPEAKERS 
Alex Beckey, BaseballHQ
Jim Callis, MLB.com/MLBPipeline.com
Doug Dennis, BaseballHQ
Brent Hershey, BaseballHQ
Derek Van Riper, Rotowire.com
Rick Wilton, Baseball Injury Report
 

REGISTRATION: 
$39 per person in advance, up until Thursday 9 PM prior to the event weekend 
$49 per person, after Thursday 9 PM prior to the event weekend, or at the door

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