Former MLB Pitcher Kerry Wood to Make Appearance at 6th Annual Wood Family Foundation Event – Jan 13

CHICAGO, IL – Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood will make an appearance at the 6th Annual Woody’s Winter Warm-Up in Chicago, IL on Friday, January 13, 2017. The event will be hosted by the Wood Family Foundation and is scheduled to occur between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The event will take place at Harry Caray’s Tavern – Navy Pier, 700 East Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611. Source: Harry Caray’s

All proceeds are to benefit the Wood Family Foundation programs that provide afterschool and summertime mentoring to support the growth and development of youth in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood.

According to the Harry Caray’s website, the event has already sold out. Other past and present sports celebrities from the Cubs, Sox, Bulls, Bears and Blackhawks will also be in attendance:

“Join Kerry Wood and your favorite Cubs players from this season, along with Chicago’s favorite sports celebrities past and present from the Cubs, Sox, Bulls, Bears and Blackhawks, along with other local celebrities bartending for tips to support WFF”

Kerry Wood is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Chicago Cubs, the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees. In Wood’s first year as a rookie on May 6, 1998 in a one-hit shutout of the Cubs against the Astros, Wood recorded twenty strikeouts that was arguably the greatest single-game pitching performance in Major League Baseball history. The game’s performance earned Wood the nickname “Kid K” plus he tied the MLB record for most strikeouts in a single game. Wood earned the 1998 National League Rookie of the Year plus the National League strikeout leader in 2003. In four out of his first five seasons, Wood holds several MLB strikeout records and would go on to record over 200 strikeouts with a high of 266 in 2003.

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