Orioles announce FanFest autograph schedule (vouchers sell out)

The Orioles will have four autograph stations set up at their annual FanFest on Jan. 31 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with early entry for Orioles season plan members at 10 a.m.

Autograph vouchers go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at orioles.com/fanfest.

The autograph sessions begin at 11:20 a.m., 12:40 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:20 p.m. and 4:40 p.m., and each will include three Orioles players, staff or alumni.

Chris Davis, Adam Jones, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy will sign at two stations, in case you’re shut out in your first attempt.

Outfielder Delmon Young, who re-signed with the Orioles this month, also will attend FanFest.

Manager Buck Showalter will sign at the 11:20 a.m. station.

Noteable names missing from the list include pitchers Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez and Wesley Wright. Gonzalez is in a wedding that day.

Here is the autograph schedule:

Station 1 (Hall D), 11:20 a.m. - Chris Davis, Steve Pearce, John Russell.

Station 2 (Hall C), 11:20 a.m. - Alejandro De Aza, Buck Showalter, Christian Walker

Station 3 (Hall B), 11:20 a.m. - Ryan Flaherty, J.J. Hardy, Henry Urrutia

Station 4 (Hall A), 11:20 a.m. - Dylan Bundy, Larry Bigbie, Adam Jones

Station 1 (Hall D), 12:40 p.m. - Mike Bordick, Mike Ohlman, Matt Wieters

Station 2 (Hall C), 12:40 p.m. - Ron Hansen, Manny Machado, Jimmy Paredes

Station 3 (Hall B), 12:40 p.m. - Chris Tillman, David Lough, Mike Wright

Station 4 (Hall A), 12:40 p.m. - Kevin Gausman, Ubaldo Jimenez, Delmon Young

Station 1 (Hall D), 2 p.m. - Dylan Bundy, Tommy Hunter, Steve Pearce

Station 2 (Hall C), 2 p.m. - Zach Britton, Bud Norris, Jonathan Schoop

Station 3 (Hall B), 2 p.m.- Adam Jones, Darren O’Day, Larry Sheets

Station 4 (Hall A), 2 p.m. - Caleb Joseph, Brian Matusz, Jim Palmer

Station 1 (Hall D), 3:20 p.m. - Brad Brach, Alejandro De Aza, Delmon Young

Station 2 (Hall C), 3:20 p.m. - Jeff Manto, T.J. McFarland, Matt Wieters

Station 3 (Hall B), 3:20 p.m. - Mike Bordick, Chris Davis, Eddie Gamboa

Station 4 (Hall A), 3:20 p.m. - Oliver Drake, Manny Machado, Ryan Webb

Station 1 (Hall D), 4:40 p.m. - Ken Dixon, Ubaldo Jimenez, Jim Palmer

Station 2 (Hall C), 4:40 p.m. - Kevin Gausman, Wayne Kirby, David Lough

Station 3 (Hall B), 4:40 p.m. - Jason Garcia, Bud Norris, Jonathan Schoop

Station 4 (Hall A), 4:40 p.m. - Steve Clevenger, J.J. Hardy, Joe Orsulak

The Orioles reserve the right to change or substitute individuals as necessary, but this is the current schedule.

Details on fan forums likely will be released at a later date.

The Orioles’ autograph policy is designed to support youth charitable endeavors through OriolesREACH and enhance fan engagement with shorter wait times. Children 4-14 will have a specially designated kids-only player autograph station presented by Esskay that is free of charge and will operate continuously throughout the day. All other Esskay autograph stations at FanFest will require the advance purchase of autograph vouchers exclusively at www.orioles.com/fanfest for $20 each, with all of the proceeds to benefit children’s charities through OriolesREACH. Since instituting the autograph policy in 2011, FanFest has raised more than $430,000 for the Orioles Charitable Foundation.

There will be 250 vouchers available for each Esskay autograph session, guaranteeing that every fan purchasing a voucher for a particular session will receive an autograph from each of the players at the station. Fans will be able to print their vouchers at home and must present them to the attendant at the appropriate autograph session, shortening the amount of wait time in autograph lines. Fans must be in line for their autograph session no later than 30 minutes after the session begins.

If vouchers are still available on the day of the event, they will be available for purchase at the Oriole Park box office or at the ticket sales location at FanFest. Autograph seekers are encouraged to purchase vouchers in advance, as sessions have sold out completely in recent years. There is a purchase limit of two autograph vouchers per person, per session time. Fans redeeming autograph vouchers must be four or older and may only redeem one voucher per person, per session time.

Update: Autograph vouchers sold out in an hour.

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