MSC Cruises has announced the lineup for its ninth year of Baseball Greats theme cruises out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., hosted by former New York Yankees star pitcher Stan Bahnsen on the MSC Poesia.
On these theme cruises, Major League Baseball players host hitting, fielding, base running and defense strategy clinics, and there is a free autograph session on each sailing.
The 10-night Southern Caribbean Dream calls at San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. John’s, Antigua; Fort-de-France, Martinique; Roseau, Dominica; Philipsburg, St. Maarten and Freeport, Bahamas. Departing on Dec. 11, the cruise will include three days at sea and will have Jesse Barfield, Glenn Beckert, Bill Russell, Dave Campbell and Stan Bahnsen onboard.
The seven-night Eastern Caribbean Enchantment cruise calls in Philipsburg, St. Maarten; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Nassau, Bahamas, with three days at sea. The Feb. 9 cruise will feature Ken Griffey Sr., Jim Fregosi, Stan Bahnsen, Ed Herrmann and Larry Parrish. The Feb. 23 sailing features Tommy Davis, Cookie Rojas, Stan Bahnsen, Clarence Jones and Juan Marichal. The March 9 cruise will feature Gorman Thomas, Gary Peters, Stan Bahnsen, Wallace Johnson and Rico Petrocelli.
The April 16 seven-night Colors of the Caribbean sailing calls at St. John’s, Antigua; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Freeport, Bahamas, with three days at sea. It will feature Randy Hundley, Stan Bahnsen, Jack Billingham and Ellis Valentine.