Courtesy: Robert Barclay/CMU
Meet the Chippewas February 8 at Hunter's Ale House

MOUNT PLEASANT - The Central Michigan baseball program will host its annual "Meet the Chippewas" event at Hunter's Ale House Saturday, February 8, at 11:45 a.m.

The event will feature a free autograph session, door prizes, lunch and an address by guest speaker Dan Cronkright.

Cronkright was a four-time letterwinner from 1982-85 and was a First-Team All-Mid-American Conference selection in 1985. He was also named to the All-Mideast Region that season and went on to be inducted to the CMU Marcy Weston Hall of Fame in 2006.

The day will begin with a free autograph session at 11:45 a.m., with the first 40 guests receiving a complete packet of the 2013 CMU baseball cards.

The program is set to begin at 12:30 p.m., including a message from Cronkright, the introduction of the 2013 Chippewas and lunch.

Lunch is only $10 with an RSVP, but guests are asked to RSVP by Feb. 6 by calling (989) 774-1484 or emailing assistant coach Will Arnold at

Hunter's Ale House is located at 4855 East Blue Grass Road, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.