Homestand Highlights: May 11-18
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Fresh off winning 11 of the last 12 games, the Memphis Redbirds return to AutoZone Park for an eight-game homestand running tomorrow night through Thursday, May 18.
The homestand features Armed Forces Night on Friday, with a pregame jump by the U.S. Navy Parachute Team, postgame fireworks on Saturday, Mother's Day at the ballpark on Sunday, day games on Tuesday and Wednesday, and two Thirsty Thursdays/All-You-Can-Eat Thursdays bookending the homestand.
On Armed Forces Night, and every other night at AutoZone Park, active-duty and retired military personnel can receive a discount on up to two game tickets at the Box Office. A valid military ID is required.
In addition, on Monday the Redbirds and AutoZone Park are hosting a special softball game between the Shelby County Sheriff's Office and the Memphis Police Department, who are playing to honor local fallen law enforcement officers. Gates open at 4:00 on Monday for anyone holding a ticket to that night's game who also wants to watch the softball game.
Any time the Redbirds win this week, fans will receive a coupon for $10 off a $50 purchase at Dick's Sporting Goods as part of the "Win with Dick's" promotion.
Thursday, May 11 - 7:05 p.m. (gates at 6:00) - Thirsty Thursday: select $2 beers throughout the ballpark - All-You-Can-Eat Thursday Specialty Ticket: specialty ticket option, featuring all-you-can-eat burgers, plus hot dogs, sides, and one Coca-Cola product or bottled water per person - College Night: college students can show a valid college ID and purchase $5 Left Field TruGreen Bluff tickets - Owner's Seat Ticket Special: tickets for the all-inclusive Owner's Seats, located right by the Redbirds dugout, are $60 ($15 off)
Friday, May 12 - 7:05 p.m. (gates at 6:00) - Armed Forces Night Celebration, featuring the U.S. Navy Parachute Team: we are honoring our Armed Forces during the game, and the U.S. Navy Parachute Team, "The Leap Frogs," will be jumping into the stadium before the game; fans are encouraged to arrive in their seats prior to 6:45 to be able to see the parachuters - Friday Night Block Party: featuring the Navy Brass Quintet and select $2 beers in the Plaza before the game; there will also be Navy equipment, displays, and exhibits in the Plaza
Saturday, May 13 - 6:35 p.m. (gates at 5:00) - Postgame Fireworks: another spectacular postgame fireworks show launched from centerfield at AutoZone Park - Game Night: get ready for games within the game, as we have a board and video game-themed night planned; GameTruck Memphis will be parked inside the Plaza before and during the game for fans to take turns playing video games in their unique set-up - Saturday Night Party in the Plaza: featuring the band "PXLS" playing classic video game music, as well as select $2 beers before the game
Sunday, May 14 - 2:05 p.m. (gates at noon for brunch/catch ticket-holders; 1:00 for the general public) - Mother's Day at AutoZone Park: moms get a free ice cream treat upon entering as part of Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sunday, and moms can also run the bases with their kids after the game; the first 1,000 women 18 and older also receive a carnation, compliments of Holliday Flowers - Mother's Day Brunch & Catch on the Field Specialty Ticket: fans may purchase a specialty ticket package that includes brunch in the Home Plate Club and a Dugout ticket to the game, plus the opportunity to play catch on the field before the game; the brunch and on-field catch will take place from noon-1:30 p.m. - Gildan "Pampering at the Park": representatives from Gildan will be at the ballpark handing out t-shirts, including kids t-shirts reaching "I love my mom because ________," and there will be a team on site to do mini-massages and mini-manicures - Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sunday: the first 2,500 kids ages 12 and under (and moms) will receive a free ice cream treat, courtesy of Prairie Farms, upon entering - Kids Run the Bases: kids ages 12 and under (and moms) will be able to run the bases on the field after the game
Monday, May 15 - 6:35 p.m. (gates at 4:00) - Shelby County Sheriffs vs. Memphis Police Department Softball Game: fans are encouraged to arrive early to watch the SCS and MPD play a softball game and celebrate a day of remembrance of local fallen law enforcement officers, and an MPD helicopter will be dropping the game ball before the Redbirds game with an MPD K-9 retrieving it - Redbird Club Ticket Special: tickets for the all-inclusive Redbird Club are $40 ($15 off)
Tuesday, May 16 - 11:05 a.m. (gates at 10:00) - Education Day: the season's third Education Day - King Cotton $1 Hot Dog Day: enjoy $1 hot dogs, courtesy of King Cotton - Owner's Seat Ticket Special: tickets for the all-inclusive Owner's Seats, located right by the Redbirds dugout, are $60 ($15 off)
Wednesday, May 17 - 11:05 a.m. (gates at 10:00) - Education Day: the season's fourth Education Day - Owner's Seat Ticket Special: tickets for the all-inclusive Owner's Seats, located right by the Redbirds dugout, are $60 ($15 off)
Thursday, May 18 - 7:05 p.m. (gates at 6:00) - Thirsty Thursday: select $2 beers throughout the ballpark - All-You-Can-Eat Thursday Specialty Ticket: specialty ticket option, featuring all-you-can-eat tacos, plus hot dogs, sides, and one Coca-Cola product or bottled water per person - College Night: college students can show a valid college ID and purchase $5 Left Field TruGreen Bluff tickets - Air Force Swear-In: a new crop of Air Force cadets will be sworn in on the field before the game
For information on upcoming promotions, visit www.memphisredbirds.com/promotions. For more information on single-game tickets and ticket mini-memberships, visit www.memphisredbirds.com/tickets.
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