Boston College Game Tickets on Sale NowApril 12, 2012 - New York-Penn League (NYPL) Connecticut Tigers
Tickets will be $10.00 for premium box seats, $8.00 for reserved box seats and $7.00 for grandstand tickets. Tickets to "The Yard Bar and Grill," located behind home plate at the luxury suite level, will be sold for $20.00.
"We are thrilled to be hosting this game," said Connecticut Tigers Vice President/General Manager C.J. Knudsen. "This is a great opportunity for baseball fans to see a high quality game on an outstanding baseball diamond."
"The Connecticut Tigers are a class organization and we're thrilled to be able to work with them on a game like this," said Boston College Head Coach Mike Gambino. "Besides being able to play in one of the great minor league ballparks in New England, it's a great chance for us to be able to play in a state where we have a lot of great fans and alumnae. We're look forward to making this game against a great program like St. John's in a beautiful venue like Dodd Stadium a tradition."
The Eagles (13-20), led by second-year head coach and former Red Sox farmhand Mike Gambino, feature four Nutmeg State natives on their roster. Seymour, Connecticut's Rob Moir has a .308 batting average as of Monday, April 10. OF Tom Bourdon (Simsbury), RHP Taylor Lasko (Stratford) and RHP Eric Stone (Milford) are the remaining Connecticut residents on the Boston College roster.
St. John's (19-14) features former Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year and Junior RHP Matt Carasiti (Berlin) as the lone Connecticut player on its roster. The Red Storm have produced Major Leaguers Mo Vaughn, John Valentin and Matt Morris and feature 80 former players that have been drafted by major league organizations.
The Tigers will also be selling single luxury suites (20 people) for $250 dollars and double luxury suites (40 people) for $400.00. Interested parties are asked to contact the Tigers' Ticket Office at 860-887-7962 to book an outing.
The Connecticut Tigers are the Class-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and play in the New York-Penn League. The Tigers saw a 23% increase in attendance in 2011 (the 4th highest in Minor League Baseball), and will open their third season at Dodd Stadium on June 20 against the Lowell Spinners, affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. Season tickets, suite rentals, and group outings are currently on sale. For more information go online to cttigers.com or call 860-887-7962.
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