June 21, 2010 - Frontier League (FL) - Lake Erie Crushers
AVON, Ohio - The Lake Erie Crushers are pleased to announce that they will offer LeBron James a max contract under Frontier League rules on Keep LBJ in the C-L-E Night Wednesday, June 30 at All Pro Freight Stadium. The contract is worth $1600 per month. The team will also supply LeBron with a host family to eliminate the stress of a potential commute from the Akron area to Avon.
On Keep LBJ in the C-L-E night, the Crushers will also offer James a luxury suite in which he and other pending NBA free agents can hold a summit. The Crushers have the ability to offer up to three max contracts to free agents at this juncture.
The team will don special Cavaliers-themed Crushers jerseys* for the occasion and all Crushers players will wear number six to honor LeBron's switch from 23 to 6. The jerseys will be auctioned following the game. If James is in attendance, the money will be donated to his charity, the LeBron James Family Foundation.
The Crushers will also rename the playing surface LeBron James Field at All Pro Freight Stadium to commemorate the evening.
The fans will not be left out of the action on this exciting evening. The first 1,000 fans to arrive at All Pro Freight Stadium will receive free t-shirts with the replica Cavaliers/Crushers logo on the front presented by AwesomeWares. The Crushers will also offer $6 home box tickets to fans sporting Cleveland Cavaliers gear and free tickets to anyone with the first name LeBron.
The Crushers are also open to any other requests that James or his associates may have for the evening.
June 30 is also Avon Lake Community Night at All Pro Freight Stadium presented by Ed Tomko Chrysler Jeep Dodge. Local Avon Lake businesses will be set up on the concourses with giveaways, coupons and more while Avon Lake residents will receive $1 off tickets with a valid ID. First pitch is set for 7:05.
The Lake Erie Crushers, the 2009 Frontier League Champions, play ball at All Pro Freight Stadium located in Avon, OH. Beginning in 2010, All Pro Freight Stadium will also be home to the Cleveland State University baseball team. The Frontier League is an independent baseball league with 12 teams operating throughout the Midwest. Season tickets for the 2010 season are on sale now! For more information on tickets, promotions and team news, visit the team website at www.LakeErieCrushers.com or call 440-934-3636.