Kris Bryant to take batting practice in streets of downtown Chicago
|Thursday, July 11, 2019, 12:09 PM-|
WHAT: In celebration of Kris Bryant’s recent All-Star Game selection, Red Bull will host an official batting practice session at the Chicago Riverwalk.
At the fork where the three branches of the Chicago River meet, Bryant returns to hit baseballs out into the water, replicating the same BP routine he takes before games. A packed crowd witness this first of its kind batting practice in 2017.
At BP in the Streets, the second limited edition Red Bull can featuring Kris will be unveiled.
Thomas Ian Nicholas, aka Henry Rowengartner of Rookie of the Year, will be throwing out the first pitch.
WHO: Kris Bryant – World Champion, MVP, 3x All-Star and Rookie of the Year, Thomas Ian Nicholas – Henry Rowengartner of Rookie of the Year
SPECTATE: BP in the Streets is open to the public and free to attend. Recommended viewing area for fans is at 343 W. Wolf Point. Fans should plan to arrive by 11:30 AM in case of traffic.
DATE: Thursday, July 11, 2019 at noon
SCHEDULE: 11:00 AM: Recommended arrival time for media
11:30 AM: Recommended arrival time for fans
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: Batting Practice
Day off ?— Kris Bryant (@KrisBryant_23) July 11, 2019
New limited edition @redbull can ?
Taking batting practice in the streets of downtown Chicago ?
Wanna join? Come check it out TODAY- Wolf Point @ 11:45, maybe you’ll catch a ball ? ?? pic.twitter.com/mLEmd9YS6g
How far do you think KB hits it today? pic.twitter.com/OJyTue9EBv— Cubs Talk (@NBCSCubs) July 11, 2019