This isn’t like the Cubs’ ambassador program, where employees interact with fans and help solve problems.â†µ
White Sox ambassadors include former players Carlton Fisk, Ron Kittle, Minnie Minoso and Bill “Moose” Skowron. ESPN Chicago explains what they do:â†µ
… represent the team at community and charity functions, shake hands, sign autographs, talk to the crowd, and in general, turn an event away from the ballpark into a happening since it will have such a recognizable team figure on hand.â†µ
The Sox will retire Thomas’ #35 in ceremonies before the game vs. the Yankees on August 29. Tickets are still available.