Kris Bryant to take batting practice in streets of downtown Chicago


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Ron Chenoy - USA Today Sports
Ron Chenoy - USA Today Sports

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

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