Stars of TV\\"s "Duck Dynasty" Come to Beach Bums August 10

Traverse City Beach Bums

May 8, 2013 - Frontier League (FL) - Traverse City Beach Bums

News Release

TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums are very excited to announce that three members of the cast from A&E's reality show "Duck Dynasty" will be coming to Wuerfel Park on August 10 for Duck Commander Night when the Beach Bums host the Gateway Grizzlies.

John Luke, Sadie, and Reed Robertson will be in attendance at the game and will be signing autographs for fans as well as taking part during in-game promotions. John Luke and Sadie are the children of Duck Commander CEO, Willie Robertson. Reed, who is a star athlete at Ouachita Christian High School, is the son of Jase Robertson, who makes many of the duck calls that have made the company so successful.

The Beach Bums will also be wearing special Duck Commander Night camouflage jerseys that will be auctioned off following the contest and signed by John Luke, Sadie, and Reed.

"We are overjoyed to be able to bring these cast members to a Beach Bums game," said owner and CEO John Wuerfel. "This is a huge event, not just for the Beach Bums, but for all of Traverse City and Northern Michigan."

"Duck Dynasty" is the #1 rated show on cable television (Nielsen, Week Ending April 22, 2013) with a 5.6 share, equal to upwards of 9.6 million viewers.

The Robertson family revolutionized the hunting and gaming industry in the early 1970's when family patriarch, Phil Robertson, invented the Duck Commander Duck Call, which has become the basis for all duck calls since.

Tickets for this game and all 54 Beach Bums home games are on sale by calling 231-943-0100, visiting, or by coming to the Wuerfel Park ticket office. Ticket office hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday and 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday.

Traverse City is a member of the 14-team Frontier League. The Beach Bums home opener is Tuesday, May 21 at 7:05 pm against the Evansville Otters.

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