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Marauders Cap Off Four Game Homestand With Military Appreciation Night, Disability Awareness Night

July 20, 2015 - Florida State League (FSL) - Bradenton Marauders News Release

Bradenton, Fla. - The Bradenton Marauders (Pittsburgh Pirates) return home to host the Dunedin Blue Jays (Toronto Blue Jays) from Wednesday, July 22 until Saturday, July 25. All games will be 6:30 p.m. starts with gates opening at 5:30 p.m.

July 22 is a Marauders Fan Appreciation Day Wednesday game. Marauders fans can enjoy 50 percent off online orders with Papa John's using promotional code MARAUDERS50 all day. This series against the Blue Jays is the only time that the Marauders will host Dunedin during the 2015 regular season.

July 23 is a Bark in the Park night at McKechnie Field! Fans are invited to bring their dogs along with them to the game by purchasing a Bark Badge for $2, with all proceeds going to the Humane Society of Manatee County. July 23 is also NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY! Fans will be able to enjoy regular Kayem hot dogs for $1 throughout the game.

Additionally, July 23 is a THIRSTY THURSDAY! All fans can take advantage of soda and select draft beers for only $1 throughout the evening. Interested fans can also join the Thirsty Thursday Club presented by Budweiser and Ticket Sarasota, your TICKET to Thirsty Thursdays!

The Thirsty Thursday Club costs only $60 and includes tickets to all remaining Thursday home games, a club t-shirt, concessions discounts, and a free 12oz drink at each Thursday game. Members also receive prizes and an entry into a grand prize draw for every Thursday game they attend.

July 24 is MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT at McKechnie Field presented by Miller High Life! Fans with a valid military ID will be given FREE admission to the park.

Military Appreciation Night is also a FREE SHIRT FRIDAY! The first 750 fans to enter will receive a FREE Marauders camouflage t-shirt. Finally, July 24 is also a Happy Hour Friday game, presented by Pier 22 Restaurant. There will be great drink specials from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. presented by Cheney Brothers. Fans can also enjoy 16oz of Miller High Life for only $2 throughout the evening!

July 25 is Disability Awareness Night at McKechnie Field. The first 500 fans to enter will receive a team baseball card set. Several local non-profit organizations will be on-site to give fans the chance to learn about their cause. Additionally, disabled children with a ticket to Saturday's game will be able to participate in a MEET AND GREET with Marauders players at 5:45 p.m.

Groups of 10 or more associated with a disability-affiliated non-profit organization that purchase tickets in advance will receive a free promotional table in the concourse. Various non-profit organizations also have the opportunity to buy group tickets with a portion of the cost being donated back to charity - interested parties should inquire with a sales representative at 941-747-3031, prompt #5.

Disability Awareness Night is also a Saturday game, which means that it is also a Silverauders Club and a Lady Marauders Club night. The Silverauders Club is for fans 60 and older and is presented by Humana. For only $30, Silverauders Club members receive a ticket and food voucher to every Saturday game, a Silverauders t-shirt, and other exclusive club benefits. Saturday games also feature Baseball Bingo presented by Jersey Mike's Subs and PLS Print.

The Marauders are happy to have added a Lady Marauders Club this season. Membership is $50, and includes a ticket to each Saturday home game, the opportunity to participate in members only pregame events, happy hour specials at the ballpark, a club t-shirt and wine tumbler, and more. Season ticket holders can join the Lady Marauders Club for just $10.

The McKechnie Field ticket office is open on non-gamedays Tuesday-Friday from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. On Monday - Friday gamedays the ticket office is open from 11:00 a.m. until the conclusion of the game. The ticket office opens two hours before Saturday, Sunday, and morning games. Single game tickets can be purchased at the ticket office, online at, or by phone be calling 877-893-2827.

For more information about the Bradenton Marauders please call 941-747-3031, visit, or email [email protected]

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