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The Mud Hens Are Back in Action at Home

Posted May 3rd, 2013 by Andi Roman  Category: Sports

 

Friday, May 3 (Charlotte, 1st pitch at 7 p.m. – Gates open at 6 p.m.)
· It’s Fifth Third Day at the ballpark. Fifth Third Bank will be on hand to celebrate another year of Mud Hens baseball at Fifth Third Field. We will be handing out Fifth Third Field posters to the first 4,000 fans prior the game!

· Fans are again encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to the ballpark for the Fifth Third Bank Food Drive. Boxes will be available at all entrances and donated food will be distributed locally to the Cherry Street Mission.

Saturday, May 4 (Charlotte, 1st pitch at 7 p.m. – Gates open at 6 p.m.)
· Mud Hens fans, May the Fourth Be With You! The annual Star Wars Weekend is back and better than ever with a full weekend dedicated to STAR WARS! Fans walk the concourse with their favorite Star Wars characters including Chewy, Storm Troopers and Darth Vader.

· Kids off all ages can get their face painted in Star Wars themes and enjoy special food and beverage treats from a galaxy far far away.

· We’re inviting everyone to come dressed as their favorite Star Wars character and then participate in an ON THE FIELD postgame costume parade and contest. Winners will be given a special Mud Hens prize pack!

· Mud Hens players will wear limited edition Chewbacca themed jerseys BOTH Saturday and Sunday. You have the chance to take one home during the silent auction that takes place during the game on the main concourse. (Half the jerseys will be auctioned on Saturday; the other half will be on Sunday). Proceeds from Saturday’s auction will benefit Read for Literacy.

· Fans are again encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to the ballpark for the Fifth Third Bank Food Drive. Boxes will be available at all entrances and donated food will be distributed locally to the Cherry Street Mission.

· Stay in your seats for the First Postgame Fireworks Show of the 2013 Mud Hens baseball season… it’s choreographed to special Star Wars music.

Sunday, May 5 (Charlotte, 1st pitch at 2 p.m. – Gates open at 1 p.m.)
· It’s the Mud Hens final game of the Charlotte Knights series and it’s Part 2 of our weekend Star Wars Celebration- Revenge of the Fifth!

· Two of your favorite Mud Hens players will sign FREE autographs from 1:00-1:45 p.m. near section 119 on the main concourse.

· The Mud Hens will again don the special edition Chewbacca themed jerseys. The jerseys will be auctioned off silently during the game on the main concourse, with proceeds benefitting the Spina Bifida Association of NW Ohio.

· We have a “out of this world” twist on our popular Kids Run the Bases Promotion! All kids ages 12 and under wearing a Star Wars costume can run the bases in their costume after the game. We’re also giving away Mud Hens prizes packages for the best Star Wars costume.

· Face-painting stations will be set up on the Main Concourse before and during the games.

· Fans are again encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to the ballpark for the Fifth Third Bank Food Drive. Boxes will be available at all entrances and donated food will be distributed locally to the Cherry Street Mission.

· Calling all Nurses – Sunday, May 5 is National Nurse Recognition Day at Fifth Third Field. If you’re a nurse, or you have friends and family who are, please call Chad Huffman at 419-725-9266 or email at chuffman@mudhens.com for more information!

Mon. May 6 – Thur. May 9 (Rochester, 1st pitch at 6:30 p.m. – Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)

· The Mud Hens take on the Rochester Red Wings in their second series of the eight game homestand.

Thur. May 9 (Rochester, 1st pitch at 6:30 p.m. – Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
· Tune up your voice and get ready for the 7th Inning Stretch! Mud Hens fans have the opportunity to sing on the Red White and You CD which benefits the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio. We will record the song and it will be the first track on this locally produced CD featuring local musicians.

All Mud Hens games can be heard live on Fox Sports Radio 1230 WCWA
and All home games seen live on BCSN!

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