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White Sox offer special for SoxFest

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Here is White Sox media relations release on SoxFest info:

White Sox fans have until Thursday, November 1 to take advantage of discounted SoxFest 2013 Weekend Passes - early-bird rates on weekend passes are $60 from now until November 1. SoxFest, presented by Miller Lite, Pepsi and Comcast SportsNet, will be held Friday, January 25, Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Palmer House Hilton.

The special SoxFest hotel rate is $278 (plus applicable taxes and fees, which are detailed on for a two-night stay. Fans who book a two-night stay are eligible to purchase up to four SoxFest weekend passes. SoxFest hotel packages and weekend passes will be available for purchase in the same transaction at Weekend passes can only be purchased by fans who book the two-night stay. Friday night of SoxFest will be open only to SoxFest hotel guests with weekend passes.

SoxFest offers fans the opportunity to meet their favorite current and former White Sox players, attend question-and-answer sessions, participate in interactive baseball activities and visit the always-popular SoxFest Garage Sale.

White Sox manager Robin Ventura is scheduled to attend SoxFest 2013, along with franchise legend and current first base coach Harold Baines, and former players and Sox greats Joe Crede, Jermaine Dye, Greg Luzinski, Jack McDowell, Aaron Rowand and Frank Thomas.

Players in attendance at SoxFest last year included: Gordon Beckham, Jesse Crain, John Danks, Adam Dunn, Tyler Flowers, Gavin Floyd, Philip Humber, Paul Konerko, Alexei Ramirez, Chris Sale, Matt Thornton and Dayan Viciedo.

This is the seventh year the historic Palmer House Hilton will host the annual White Sox fan gathering, now in its 21st year.

For more information, fans should visit or contact the SoxFest hotline at (312) 609-1915.

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