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Grizzlies Ready for Fun-Filled Second Homestand

April 19, 2007 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Fresno Grizzlies News Release

Fresno, CA- The Fresno Grizzlies return to Chukchansi Park on Saturday, April 21st for an eight game homestand, taking on the Tucson Sidewinders and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox for four games each.

A can't miss giveaway opens the second homestand of the season as the first 2,500 fans at this Saturday's game will receive Season Ten Fleece Blankets courtesy of Tickets.com. The 21st will also be themed as "Second Chance Night," which will include special ticket officers for fans who bring a traffic violation to the ticket office and pledge never to make the same mistake again.

The homestand includes two Sunday afternoon games, on April 22nd and 29th, where fans can come to the ballpark early to attend Grizzlies autograph sessions, presented by ABC 30. Grizzlies players will meet and greet fans on the concourse from 12:45 to 1:30, prior to the 2:05 first pitch. After each of the Sunday games, all kids under 12 can run the bases just like their favorite Grizzlies, presented by Del Taco. Parker will celebrate his birthday on the 29th with the Valley's biggest birthday bash!

April 23rd features Monday Madness, presented by Wienerschnitzel, where Grizzlies fans can purchase 2 Field Level Reserved tickets, 2 hot dogs and 2 sodas for just $14. On Tecate Taco Tuesdays presented by Tecate and 95.7 The Fox, $2 tacos are available all night and $2 16oz. Tecate beers are available from the time gates open through 7:35.

The Grizzlies will have their first off day of the season on Wednesday, but will return to the field the next day for Thirsty Thursday, presented by 104.1 FM the Valley's Alternative Station. This fan favorite offers fans 12 oz. soft drinks and 12 oz. beers for only $1. Thursday will also be Fresno State Night at Chukchansi Park.

The California Highway Patrol presents Friday Night Fireworks on April 27th, as all fans in attendance will be treated to a postgame fireworks extravaganza. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will also receive Rally Towels, courtesy of Rally's. Additionally, the winner of the Fresno Famous Fan Vote will honored with their very on theme night on the 27th. Results of the fan vote will be available this weekend, giving the Grizzlies staff less than one week to prepare an all-out theme night for one of five famous Fresno entertainers.

The "Purple Party Dude" REGGY returns on Saturday, April 28th, presented by First 5 of Fresno County. Grizzlies' players will don Junior Grizzlies themed jerseys for the game, with proceeds of a postgame jersey auction benefiting the non-competitive baseball league for children with mental and physical disabilities.

The Grizzlies' full promotional schedule is available at www.fresnogrizzlies.com. Tickets are available now at the Chukchansi Park ticket office, online at www.fresnogrizzlies.com, or by phone at 559-320-TIXS.

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