Redbirds open home schedule tonight
Giveaways, fireworks, Education Day highlight first week at AutoZone Park
Memphis Redbirds MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 6, 2016) – The Memphis Redbirds open the 2016 season at AutoZone Park Thursday at 7:05 p.m.
against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A Brewers), which starts an eight-game homestand to begin the campaign and concludes with a fourgame set against the Oklahoma City Dodgers (Triple-A Dodgers).
Opening Night also features ticket specials, including the allinclusive Redbirds Club for $40 per ticket ($15 off), Club Level tickets for $18 each, Dugout Level tickets for $14 apiece, and Field Box tickets for $11 each (all $5 off).
Thursday, April 7 vs.
Colorado Springs Sky Sox at 7:05 p.m. (gates open at 6:00 p.m.) – Opening Night: The first pitch of the 2016 Memphis Redbirds’ season comes at 7:05 p.m. and follows team introductions and ceremonial first pitches by new Redbirds owner Peter B.
Freund and Pacific Coast League President Branch Rickey -Magnet Schedule Giveaway: the first 4,000 fans will receive a 2016 Redbirds schedule magnet upon entry – College Night: College students with a valid ID may purchase tickets in the TruGreen Left Field Bluff for $5, and domestic draft beer will be available for $2 at the Left Field Bar throughout the game – National Anthem: the Covington High School Choir will sing the NationalAnthem Friday, April 8 vs.
Colorado Springs Sky Sox at 7:05 p.m. (gates open at 6:00 p.m.) – Dueling Pianos: the Dueling Pianos will before in the right field stands prior to first pitch – National Anthem: the Munford High School Choir will perform the National Anthem Saturday, April 9 vs.
Colorado Springs Sky Sox at 6:35 p.m. (gates open at 5:00 p.m.) – Postgame Fireworks: the first fireworks night of the 2016 season – Seat Cushion Giveaway: the first 1,500 fans will receive a Redbirds seat cushion – Dueling Pianos: the Dueling Pianos will before in the right field stands prior to first pitch – National Anthem: Tara Oaks Elementary School will sing in the National Anthem Sunday, April 10 vs.
Colorado Springs Sky Sox at 2:05 p.m. (gates open at 1:00 p.m.) – Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sunday: the first 2,500 fans ages 12 and under will receive a free ice cream treat, courtesy of Prairie Farms, and kids may run the bases after the game – National Anthem: the Arlington Middle School Honors Chorus will perform the National Anthem Monday, April 11 vs.
Oklahoma City Dodgers at 6:35 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) – National Anthem: Bruce Elementary Tuesday, April 12 vs.
Oklahoma City Dodgers at 6:35 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) – King Cotton Dollar Dog Night: fans can enjoy $1 hot dogs at every Tuesday home game – National Anthem: Fayette Ware Comprehensive High School will sing the National Anthem Wednesday, April 13 vs.
Oklahoma City Dodgers at 6:35 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) – National Anthem: The Arlington Elementary Choir will perform the National Anthem Thursday, April 14 vs.
Oklahoma City Dodgers at 11:05 a.m. (gates open at 10:00 a.m.) – Education Day: WMC Action News 5 will make a special pregame weather presentation to the school children in attendance for the first Education Day of the season – National Anthem: Collierville Elementary School will sing the National Anthem For tickets or for more information on the 2016 Redbirds season, contact the Redbirds front office at (901) 721-6000 or visit www.memphisredbirds.co m.
By Michael Schroeder