Images: Opening Night at the 2020 Cubs Convention

 
 
Updated 1/17/2020 9:32 PM
Javier Baez greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Javier Baez greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Player banners adorn the lobby on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Player banners adorn the lobby on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Roberto Ramos of River Grove puts on his custom high-top shoes stitched with his nickname "Captain Cubbo" on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago. "Since 2015, I've transformed," said Ramos, adding that he has added ivy-draped World Series championship fighting gloves, a title belt, and- just in the last month- custom-stitched shoes.
Roberto Ramos of River Grove puts on his custom high-top shoes stitched with his nickname "Captain Cubbo" on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago. "Since 2015, I've transformed," said Ramos, adding that he has added ivy-draped World Series championship fighting gloves, a title belt, and- just in the last month- custom-stitched shoes.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Manager David Ross is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Manager David Ross is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Manager David Ross is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Manager David Ross is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Manager David Ross and Kris Bryant appear on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Manager David Ross and Kris Bryant appear on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Anthony Rizzo is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Anthony Rizzo is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Radio personality Pat Hughes, right, enjoys the moment as "Sweet Swinging" Billy Williams completes a play swing and watching the ball sail on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Radio personality Pat Hughes, right, enjoys the moment as "Sweet Swinging" Billy Williams completes a play swing and watching the ball sail on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Kris Bryant is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Kris Bryant is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Fans clamor for the attention of mascot Clark on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Fans clamor for the attention of mascot Clark on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Youngsters scramble for a ball tossed by mascot Clark on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Youngsters scramble for a ball tossed by mascot Clark on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Fans clamor for the attention of mascot Clark on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Fans clamor for the attention of mascot Clark on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Javier Baez is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Javier Baez is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Kris Bryant is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Kris Bryant is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Anthony Rizzo is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Anthony Rizzo is introduced on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Javier Baez greets others on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago. At far right is former pitcher Travis Wood.
Javier Baez greets others on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago. At far right is former pitcher Travis Wood.
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Theo Epstein greets former Cubs pitcher Travis Wood on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Theo Epstein greets former Cubs pitcher Travis Wood on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
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Theo Epstein meets the media on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Theo Epstein meets the media on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
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David Ross appears on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
David Ross appears on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
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Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts acknowledges boos as he introduces the Marquee Sports Network on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts acknowledges boos as he introduces the Marquee Sports Network on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts speaks on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts speaks on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
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Jed Hoyer, left, and Travis Wood survey the scene on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Jed Hoyer, left, and Travis Wood survey the scene on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
From left, Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo and Vic Caratini visit on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
From left, Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo and Vic Caratini visit on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
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David Ross embraces Albert Almora Jr. on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
David Ross embraces Albert Almora Jr. on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
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Fans cheer for Tom Ricketts on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Fans cheer for Tom Ricketts on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Former Cubs pitchers Carlos Zambrano, left, and Kerry Wood catch up on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Former Cubs pitchers Carlos Zambrano, left, and Kerry Wood catch up on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts speaks on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts speaks on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Yu Darvish appears on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Yu Darvish appears on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Wilson Contreras greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Wilson Contreras greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Anthony Rizzo greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Anthony Rizzo greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Kris Bryant greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Kris Bryant greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
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