July 16, 2011 - Chris Welsh
Big League Tours is pleased to announce that former Major Leaguer, and current Reds
broadcaster, Chris Welsh will be joining us in Chicago as our part of our exclusive Big League Player Experience on the Reds Road Trip to Wrigley. Chris will visit with our group on Saturday evening after the Reds/Cubs game that afternoon.
Bio: Chris Welsh is in his 19th season as Reds TV analyst following a 5-year Major League career with the Padres, Expos, Rangers and Reds. Chris went 21-31 with a 4.45 ERA, 8 complete games and 3 shutouts in 122 career appearances, including 75 starts. From 1993-2009 Chris and partner George Grande worked together for the 17 seasons as the longest-running TV duo in Reds history.
He is a graduate of Cincinnati's St. Xavier High School and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida, where his baseball coach was Hall of Famer Robin Roberts. In addition to his television work, Chris is a partner in Champions Sports Academy, which builds and operates numerous sports training facilities throughout the country. He also teaches pitching in the offseason, is the featured speaker at several national baseball forums and publishes articles on baseball.Trip Details
In case you've missed it, transportation is now included with the Reds Road Trip. We will be picking up guests in Cincinnati for the ride to Chicago. There is a possibility of a stop in Indianapolis, too.
We will pick up folks in Cincinnati on Thursday, August 4 for the first night's lodging in Chicago. Then we'll go to the game on August 5th fresh and well rested. We'll attend the games on 6th and 7th, then return home after the Sunday game so everyone can be at work on Monday (yuck, we know, but we don't control that part!).
But, book your tour this week. We will be closing the reservations for this tour on Monday, July 18.