Fan Appreciation Weekend Highlights Final Homestand of 2019 Season for OKC Dodgers
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Dodgers open their final homestand of the regular season at 7:05 tonight against the Iowa Cubs and will close out the 2019 Pacific Coast League season with eight straight home games and numerous special events, including Fan Appreciation Weekend, at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
The Dodgers open the homestand by playing the Iowa Cubs at 7:05 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. An on-field naturalization ceremony will take place prior to Wednesday's game as 40 people will be naturalized as United States citizens in conjunction with a U.S. District Courts initiative. The series then concludes with a 7:05 p.m. game on a $2 Thursday, featuring $2 select beer, bottled water and Pepsi products.
Fan Appreciation Weekend opens at 7:05 p.m. Friday when the Dodgers begin their final series of the season against the New Orleans Baby Cakes at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Gates open at 6 p.m. Friday and the first 1,000 fans will receive a Dodgers hat. Select players will be available for pregame autographs and the OKC Disc Dogs will perform on the field throughout the night. Friday Night Fireworks, presented by Supermercados Morelos, are scheduled to follow the game.
The final INTEGRIS "Home Run For Life" honoree of the season will be recognized following the third inning and fans will have the opportunity to bid on game-used, game-worn and autographed Dodgers memorabilia during the Clubhouse Collectibles silent auction, presented by The Oklahoman.
Saturday's game between the Dodgers and Baby Cakes starts at 7:05 p.m. and fireworks are slated to follow, presented by Allstate. Select players will be available for autographs prior to the game and fans will receive a complimentary 2019 team poster when they exit the ballpark.
Sunday's game against New Orleans starts at 2:05 p.m. on a Chaparral Energy Family Sunday, featuring many family friendly activities including inflatables, face painters and kids can run the bases after the game.
Red the Bat Dog will assist on the field during pregame activities and serve as bat dog for the game's first three innings Sunday before interacting with fans on the concourse during the game. Red is a three-year-old Labrador retriever/German shepherd mix trained by Lukas Miller of Sit Means Sit dog training in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
Catch the final OKC Dodgers game of the season on Labor Day when they play New Orleans starting at 11:05 a.m. Monday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Dodgers public address announcer Jared Gallagher will work from the concourse during the game. Fans can also celebrate the unofficial end of summer with the OKC Dodgers and Downtown OKC by participating in fun activities on the Mickey Mantle Plaza, including sidewalk chalk, bubbles and hula hoops.
Throughout Fan Appreciation Weekend, fans will have the opportunity to participate in the gameday experience via in-stadium votes related to music and between-inning skits. Social media giveaways will take place during the weekend, including in-game contests to win merchandise, including a team-signed baseball.
Tickets are available through the OKC Dodgers ticket office located on South Mickey Mantle Drive, by phone at (405) 218-2182, or by visiting okcdodgers.com.
Live radio coverage of each game begins 15 minutes before first pitch on AM-1340 "The Game," 1340thegame.com and through the free iHeartRadio or MiLB First Pitch apps.
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