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Baseball Greats Cruises



The following Baseball Activities are scheduled for your enjoyment throughout the Cruise: Instructional Clinics with tips from the Pro's on hitting, fielding, base-running and strategy; A Question and Answer Session; Our lively Story-Telling Session that is actually the " Baseball Comedy Show" of the Cruise. You have a chance to win a prize at all of our activities from door prize tickets or by participation at the Passenger Pitching Contest and the Baseball Trivia Game. At The Finale of the cruise we have a Complimentary Autograph Session with all the Stars on board. Your Host and MC for all activities on each cruise is former Yankee star: Stan Bahnsen.

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February 7, 2015 | MSC Divina
Miami, Florida | Philipsburg, St. Maarten | San Juan, Puerto Rico| Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas | Miami, Florida
7-Night Caribbean
|Roundtrip Miami |

Art Shamsky on MSC Cruises AMOS OTIS
- A 5 time All-Star centerfielder for the Kansas City Royals who won 3 Gold Gloves. He was in the AL MVP hunt 4 times and was one of the fastest players in baseball who hit for both power and average. In six World Series games he hit .478 with 3 HR's for Kansas City. He was a rare 5 tool player.
Art Shamsky on MSC Cruises ART SHAMSKY
- A key player for the 1969 "Amazing Mets" who knocked off Earl Weaver's heavily favored Baltimore Orioles, Art was one of four outfielders that manager Gil Hodges rotated throughout the season. A versatile player, Art also played at first base as well as left field and right field and hit a lofty .300 in 100 games and a cool .368 in the post season against both the Cincinnati Reds in the League Championship Series and the Baltimore Orioles in the World Series.
Gorman Thomas on MSC Cruises GORMAN THOMAS
- A former 1st round draft pick, he won two minor league home run titles before doing it twice as the AL HR King in 1979 w/45 and 1982 w/39 with the Milwaukee Brewers. Between 78" and 85" he hit 199 home runs and was in the top 10 in home runs 6 times, RBIs 4 times and in the slugging percentage, total bases and MVP votes twice. An all-star premier out-fielder, he played in all 162 games in 80' and had a total of 13 years in MLB.
Stan Bahnsen STAN BAHNSEN
- Is your Player/Host. His Rookie records of a 2.05 ERA in 267 innings as a starting pitcher still stand today. He won 17 and was the 68' Rookie of the Year and ranks 5th All-Time at Yankee Stadium with a 2.65 ERA. He won 21 in 72' as a White Sox, pitched for the A's and Expos and has 146 wins in 2,529 innings.

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February 21, 2015 | MSC Divina
Miami, Florida | Philipsburg, St. Maarten | San Juan, Puerto Rico| Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas | Miami, Florida
7-Night Caribbean
|Roundtrip Miami |

Randy Hundley on MSC Cruises GARY PETERS
- The Chicago White Sox drafted Peters as a free agent in 1956 and he soon became the 1963 Rookie of the Year and All-Star pitcher, winning 19 games. He led the American League in earned run average in 1963 and 1966. Peters was named to the American League All-Stars roster in 1964 and 1967 and finished in the top 10 in the Most Valuable Player voting in 1963, 1964 and 1967. He had a .222 lifetime batting average and hit 19 home runs.
Randy Hundley on MSC Cruises RANDY HUNDLEY
- The Chicago Cubs All Star/Gold Glove catcher set a record when he caught 160 games in one season and averaged over 150 games caught over a 3 year span. With an incredible .996 fielding percentage in 1967, Randy won the Gold Glove award that year while catching 152 games. He has a lofty .990 lifetime fielding percentage in over 1,000 games caught and was a threat at the plate as he had 19, 18 and 14 homeruns in three different seasons for the Chicago Cubs.
Ken Griffey on MSC Cruises KEN GRIFFEY
- A key player for Cincinnati's "Big Red Machine" of the 70's and an All-Star with 3 times hitting over .300 with a stellar .336 batting average in 76, which was 2nd in the NL that year. He played in every game of the 75' and 76' World Series and was the All-Star game MVP in 1980. In the top 10 in runs scored 6 times, triples 5 times, and hits and on base percentage 3 times. Ken has a .297 lifetime batting average and father of Ken Griffey Jr.
Stan Bahnsen on MSC Cruises STAN BAHNSEN
- Is your Player/Host. His Rookie records of a 2.05 ERA in 267 innings as a starting pitcher still stand today. He won 17 and was the 68' Rookie of the Year and ranks 5th All-Time at Yankee Stadium with a 2.65 ERA. He won 21 in 72' as a White Sox, pitched for the A's and Expos and has 146 wins in 2,529 innings.

More players to come
*Players are subject to change without notice

March 7, 2015 | MSC Divina
Miami, Florida | Philipsburg, St. Maarten | San Juan, Puerto Rico| Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas | Miami, Florida
7-Night Caribbean
|Roundtrip Miami |

Frand Howard on MSC Cruises FRANK HOWARD
- Rated MLB's 5th all-time power hitter, he was the Dodgers' 62' NL Rookie-of-the-Year and with Washington he won 2 AL home run titles. He was in the top ten in home runs 9 times and in slugging percentage 7 times, and in total bases and extra base hits 6 times. With over 50 years in baseball he has spent over 20 years coaching in the Major Leagues and was the San Diego Padres' manager in 1981. Today, he still has a zest for the game.
Stan Bahnsen on MSC Cruises STAN BAHNSEN
- Is your Player/Host. His Rookie records of a 2.05 ERA in 267 innings as a starting pitcher still stand today. He won 17 and was the 68' Rookie of the Year and ranks 5th All-Time at Yankee Stadium with a 2.65 ERA. He won 21 in 72' as a White Sox, pitched for the A's and Expos and has 146 wins in 2,529 innings.

More players to come
*Players are subject to change without notice