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 Kansas City Royals All-Star Cookie Rojas and other "Baseball Greats," on MSC Poesia's Feb. 23, 2013 Caribbean sailing.
Special "Summer Sale" rates begin at $569 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 of the experience is a free autograph session.
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 7-night "Eastern Caribbean Enchantment" itinerary, calling in Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; and Nassau, Bahamas.
Rojas is expected to be joined by former "greats" Tommy Davis, Stan Bahnsen, Clarence Jones and Juan Marichal (participating players are 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.