FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) - Baseball fans will have the opportunity of a lifetime to cruise with baseball legends representing leading teams, including former Philadelphia Phillies Jim Fregosi and Cookie Rojas as well as other "Baseball Greats," on select MSC Poesia 2012-13 Caribbean sailings.
Special Summer Sale rates for these "Baseball Greats" cruises begin at $549 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.
Baseball players host hitting, fielding, base running, and defense strategy clinics. One of the most popular aspects of the experience is a free autograph session.
During his 17-year playing career, Jim Fregosi was a six-time All-Star shortstop. He went on to manage four teams over 15 years and led the Phillies to the World Series in 1993.
Fregosi will be on the Feb. 9, 2013 7-night "Eastern Caribbean Enchantment," calling in Philipsburg, St. Maarten; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Nassau, Bahamas and will be joined by Ken Griffey Sr., Larry Parrish, Stan Bahnsen, and Ed Herrmann. Rates begin at $549.
Cookie Rojas was an All-Star second baseman for the Phillies and Kansas City Royals. In 1969 he was voted the Phillies best second baseman of all time. The Cuban native is the award-winning Spanish television broadcaster for the Miami Marlins.
Rojas will be on the Feb. 23, 2013 "Eastern Caribbean Enchantment" itinerary calling at Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; and Nassau, Bahamas, along with Tommy Davis, Stan Bahnsen, Clarence Jones and Juan Marichal. Rates begin at $569.
The lineup of players subject to change.
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 highly 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.