Friday January 15th, 2016

The Cubs are holding their annual fan convention this weekend, and after a 2015 that exceeded all expectations, the team is making sure the festival is one to remember.

One of the features of the event is a giant sand sculpture featuring a relief of manager Joe Maddon, courtesy of the team’s Class-A Advanced affiliate the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.

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The convention also marks the return of beloved local chain Giordano’s special Cubs edition pizza.

The convention runs through Sunday and features current Cubs like Kris Bryant, Jake Arrieta and Jason Heyward, as well as fan favorite former players like Ryne Sandberg, Billy Williams, Kerry Wood and Scott Eyre.

– Brendan Maloy

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