PRESS RELEASE – The Birmingham Barons announced their 2012 promotional schedule on Monday, featuring theme nights and the usual collection of nightly promotions. The Barons are proud to provide fans with a theme or promotion nearly every game during the 2012 season. The nightly promotions are as follows:
Sunday: Military Sundays – Active or retired members of the armed services receive a discounted $3 General Admission ticket with a Military ID Monday: Back to Basics Monday: Enjoy our National Pastime without the bells and whistles of modern baseball Tuesday: 50-Cent Hot Dog Night – A fan favorite returns for the 2012 season. Wednesday: AAA Wednesdays – Show Your CARD & SAVE Program For All AAA Card Holders Thursday: Thirsty Thursday – $1.00 beverages: Another fan favorite returns as 16 oz. drinks are now $1.00 Friday: Friday Night Fireworks Saturday: Super Saturday Fireworks (Select Dates)
Pyro-Palooza V – Huge Fireworks Spectacular will be held on Saturday, August 4.
Appearances by the Bama Air Dogs and the Inflatamaniacs highlight the promotional schedule.
Special giveaways include a Bobby Thigpen bobble-head, magnet schedules, mini-bats, drawstring backpacks, adult t-shirts and caps, and kids jerseys and caps.
During the 17h Annual Rickwood Classic, the Barons will celebrate baseball’s wartime history while donning jerseys from the early 1940’s. Former Atlanta Brave legend Dale Murphy will be the classic’s Guest of Honor.
Former Atlanta Braves catcher Javy Lopez will make an appearance on June 7th. The three time All-Star and 1996 NLCS MVP will be on hand to sign autographs.
Individual theme nights include Country Western Night, Medical Appreciation Night, Go Green Night, Star Wars Night, two Military Appreciation Nights, Home Improvement Night, Bark in the Park, Ladies Giveaway Night, Parrot Head Night, Crawfish Boil Night, Football Kickoff Night, Peanut Free Night, St. Patrick’s Day in May, Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Stress Free Day, and a plasma television dig. In addition, the team will hold multiple pre-game autograph sessions throughout the season.
All promotions are subject to change without notice. For a full schedule, please visit http://www.barons.com.
The 2012 Birmingham Barons season begins on Thursday, April 5th against the Jackson Generals, Double-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, with the home opener set for Tuesday, April 10th versus the Huntsville Stars, Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. For ticket information, game schedule, or promotions calendar, call (205) 988-3200 or visit barons.com, facebook.com/birminghambarons and twitter.com/bhambarons.