Details Finalized for Winter Caravan

Nick Martinez and Tony Barnette added to slate of Rangers guests

By Crystal Lin / Hickory Crawdads | January 3, 2017 1:13 PM ET

Hickory, NC- The Hickory Crawdads have finalized the details for the Winter Caravan Luncheon, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 11th at Rock Barn Golf & Spa from 12:00pm - 1:30pm.

The event will feature a full slate of speakers including Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister, new Crawdads manager Spike Owen, Chairman of the Texas Rangers Ownership Committee Neil Leibman, and Assistant Director of Player Development Paul Kruger. Major League Field Coordinator Josh Bonifay and Rangers pitchers Nick Martinez and Tony Barnette will take part in a roundtable discussion, while Rangers play-by-play radio announcer Matt Hicks will serve as emcee for the event.

In addition to the featured speakers, the 'Dads will also reveal a new logo to celebrate 25 years of Crawdads baseball in Hickory.

Tickets for the Winter Caravan Luncheon are available for $25. Ticket price includes the main event and a picnic-style buffet. For more information, or to order tickets, call the Crawdads front office at (828) 322-3000 or stop by the 'Dads front office at L.P. Frans Stadium. Tickets may also be ordered online by visiting the 'Dads website at



This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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