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 Detroit Tigers players Larry Parrish and Dave Campbell as well as other "Baseball Greats," on select MSC Poesia 2012-13 Caribbean sailings.
Special "Summer Sale" rates begin at $799 for the 10-night "Baseball Greats" cruise and $549 for the 7-night cruise. 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, a question-and-answer session, a 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 is a free autograph session.
Dave Campbell spent 10 years in the Major Leagues with Detroit, San Diego and St. Louis and is an award-winning broadcaster for the San Diego Padres and ESPN. He will be on 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. Also scheduled to be on board are Jesse Barfield, Glenn Beckert, Bill Russell and Stan Bahnsen.
All-Star third baseman Larry Parrish played eight years with the Montreal Expos and seven with the Texas Rangers before he joined the Braves as coach. He spent two years managing the Tigers.
Parrish will be on the Feb. 9, 2013 7-night "Eastern Caribbean Enchantment," calling in Philipsburg; San Juan; and Nassau, Bahamas, joined by Ken Griffey Sr., Jim Fregosi, Stan Bahnsen and Ed Herrmann.
The lineup of participating players is 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.