Cricket Legends of Barbados has launched a new Fan Club.And the recently knighted cricketing legend, Sir Wesley Hall, has been recognised as the first legend on the cover of the special collectible cards.
Newly appointed general manager of Cricket Legends of Barbados Inc., Michael Lucas, made this announcement today during a media briefing at the offices of Cricket Legends of Barbados on Fontablle, St Michael.
Lucas noted that with the annually renewable membership to the Cricket Legends Fan Club, the office brought the legends closer to the public.
According to Lucas, with the exclusive access to legends products such as “the†highly sought after Cricket Legends of Barbados DVDs”, there would be special member appreciation days when members get to bring a child or a friend to meet the legends face to face and better understand the legacy of excellence.
In addition, members of the Fan Club will be granted two free visits to the Cricket Legends Museum for a guest and himself/herself within the 12 month enrolled period;†free Cricket Icon DVD of his or her choice ($75 value) or up to $75 in exclusive legends merchandise; 10 percent discount on any merchandise purchased which is not already discounted; invitation to up-coming, select exclusive CLOBI events and the opportunity to win access to the Cricket legends booth during international cricket matches and access to the Fan Club membership area of the Cricket Legends internet site where uncommon cricket images, audio and promotions will be available.
Lucas further disclosed that new members will be given the opportunity to select the legend of their choice for collectible cards since Cricket Legends of Barbados hopes to have cards for all 42 living legends of Barbados and West Indies Cricket.
He gave the assurance that the marketing campaigns will be a lot more aggressive as the management team explores the new media “to connect with the next generation of cricket and sports fans.”
Lucas said: “Our product range will be widened to include among other products an icon line of apparel featuring the Cricket legends of Barbados in a similar way to how other athletes worldwide have iconic images associated with them.”
He promised that in September the museum would feature the bowling combination of Sir Wesley Hall and Charlie Griffith.Lucas further promised that on the eve of Joel Garner’s birthday in December, his exploits on the cricket field would be featured.
It was disclosed that the exploits of Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes would be featured on DVDs.
Also attending the briefing were: chairman of Cricket Legends of Barbados, Ian Bradshaw,†Sir Wesley Hall, Seymour Nurse, Charlie Griffith, Cammie Smith, Vasbert Drakes and Rawle Brancker.†††† †††