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February 14, 2011 - American Association (AA) - Pensacola Pelicans News Release

Community Maritime Park Association Meeting February 15, 2011 Fans come join the CMPA design board meeting on February 15, 2011 at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held at City Hall. The committee works with all the exterior landscaping and facility design. We invite you to come out and be a part of the progress.

Season Ticket Trip

May 14, 2011 Mobile, AL

Fans that place their $100 deposit for 2012 Pensacola baseball season tickets by Friday, April 29th are invited on a free road trip in May to get a glimpse of the high-level baseball Pensacola will begin seeing at Maritime Park in April of 2012. Pensacola baseball will provide 2012 season ticket holders with a complimentary game ticket and travel to and from Mobile as the future Pensacola baseball team plays the Mobile BayBears at Hank Aaron Stadium on Saturday, May 14th at 7:05 p.m. We all look forward to showing our future team the great fans and support they will find in Pensacola in 2012.

Bus departs at 3:30pm For more information or to sign up, e-mail linda@pensacolapelicans.com [mailto:linda@pensacolapelicans.com] or call 850-934-8444

Stronger Leake hits camp ready to go

By Mark Sheldon / MLB.com

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- It wasn't hard to see that Mike Leake made some winter changes. Sure, he shortened his hair quite a bit, but that wasn't what stood out.

Teammate Yonder Alonso took notice on Monday when he saw Leake head to his locker, one of the Reds' many early arrivals to Spring Training ahead of Wednesday's report date for pitchers and catchers.

"Leake's gotten bigger," Alonso said.

Ballpark's Around the Country

Montgomery, AL

Montgomery Biscuits

The Montgomery Biscuits are the Double-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, playing in the Southern League. Since 2005, the team has played at Riverwalk Stadium in downtown Montgomery. Specific stadium information follows:

Riverwalk Stadium

Location: 200 Coosa St., Montgomery, Alabama 36104, United States

Opened: April 16, 2004

Owner: City of Montgomery - Financed by a bond issue of Series A and Series B. Series A was $18 million and the debt service was paid by a portion of the city's lodging tax. The city owes less than $5 million on the Series B, which is paid by the leasing agreement with the Biscuits. The Series B balance was refinanced at a fixed rate of 3.0 percent, with a monthly payment of about $50,000 ($40,000 in principal and $10,000 in interest) Figures byLloyd Faulkner, director of finance for the City of Montgomery

Surface: Grass

Construction cost: $26 million

Architect:

Capacity: 4,500 fixed seats, 20 luxury boxes, 2,500 general admission (7,000 total)

Season Ticket Information

The Pensacola Baseball team set 2012 inaugural season ticket prices for the Cincinnati Reds' Double-A affiliate. The team is scheduled to play 70 regular-season contests at Maritime Park between April and September.

Fans may place a $100 non-refundable deposit for each season ticket seat reserved, with the deposit going to the final purchase. Season ticket holders will receive a priority number and an invitation to a seat selection day at Maritime Park in early 2012. Fans that place their season ticket deposit by Friday, April 29, 2011 will get a free game ticket and transportation to see Pensacola's future team take on the Mobile BayBears on Friday, May 14, 2011 at Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile, AL.

Seating locations and prices are as follows:

Individual Ticket Price

Season Ticket Price

Prior Season Ticket Price

Box Seats

$10

$560

$470

General Admission

$7

$390

$390

*All prices include tax

Additional season ticket benefits include the same seat for all home games, the ability to lock in the current season ticket rate for up to three years, a season ticket holder gift and guaranteed giveaway items, 10% off merchandise in the team store, and invitations to season ticket holder only events.

Partial season plans and individual tickets will go on sale at a later date.

Please visit pensacolabaseball.com or call (850) 934-8444 for more information or to place a deposit.

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