FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) - Baseball fans will have the opportunity of a lifetime to cruise with baseball legends representing leading teams, such as the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Angels, San Francisco Giants and other "Baseball Greats," on select 2012-2013 Caribbean sailings of MSC Poesia:
- Former Dodger Bill Russell and former Padre Dave Campbell are scheduled for the 10-night Dec. 11, 2012 "Southern Caribbean Dream" sailing, calling at San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. John's, Antigua; Fort-de-France, Martinique; Roseau, Dominica; Philipsburg, St. Maarten and Freeport, Bahamas.
- Former Dodger Tommy Davis and former Giant Juan Marichal are slated for the 7-night Feb. 23 "Eastern Caribbean Enchantment" sailing, calling in Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; and Nassau, Bahamas.
- Former Angel Ellis Valentine is on the roster for the 7-night April 6, 2013 "Colors of the Caribbean" sailing calling at St. John's, Antigua; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Nassau, Bahamas.
Special "Summer Sale" rates begin at $799 for the 10-night "Baseball Greats" cruise and $469 for the 7-night cruises. Fares are per person, double occupancy; government fees and taxes are additional.
Bookings must be made by Sept. 30 to receive "Summer Sale" rates.
MSC Cruises' popular baseball-themed cruises offer free guest/player activities including a player-hosted trivia game, question-and-answer session, guest pitching contest, and a lively story-telling session. Lineup of participating players is subject to change.
Baseball players host hitting, fielding, base running, and strategy clinics. One of the most popular aspects of the experience is a free autograph session.
MSC Poesia features 1,275 staterooms (80% oceanview staterooms and 65% with a balcony). Guests enjoy 2 pools and 4 hot tubs, a 13,000-square-foot Balinese-inspired exotic MSC Aurea Spa, and four restaurants, including a Sushi Bar themed restaurant.
On each sailing, guests are treated to the line's white-gloved service, elegant and pristine décor, delicious cuisine (including Mediterranean specialties) and acclaimed world-class entertainment.
For more information about MSC Cruises' "Baseball Greats" cruises, visit us online at www.msccruisesusa.com, call 877-665-4655, or contact a local travel professional.