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July 29, 2004 - International League (IL) - Toledo Mud Hens News Release

The Toledo Mud Hens will begin a six-game homestand on Saturday, July 31st at 7:00 pm. Toledo will return home after a successful road trip, including a jump into first place in the IL West Division. The Hens will welcome the Indianapolis Indians and the Norfolk Tides for two games each before taking a day off to prepare for the Charlotte Knights to finish the homestand. Heading into August, the playoff race is becoming more heated. Be sure to check out the Mud Hens as they keep playoff dreams a reality.

Toledo Mud Hens Promotions for July 29-August 6

Saturday, July 31 (Indianapolis 1st pitch @ 7:00 pm) – Buckeye CableSystem present the CMT Most Wanted Tour. The tour bus will be parked on St. Clair Street beginning at 4:00 pm and fans can receive prizes and partake in interactive games with their favorite country music stars. Saturday will also feature Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure night and Dental Awareness Night. The Pharm, WT05, and Star 105 will present the popular Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza.

Sunday, August 1 (Indianapolis 1st pitch @ 2:00 pm) – The Mud Hens will present Youth Baseball and Softball Day. Local youths will parade around the warning track prior to game time to represent area baseball and softball programs. Rockin’ Ray and Skyy Dogs USA will be on the field during the game to wow fans with their tricks. The Mud Hens take part in the Anthem Buddies pre-game program and following the game Applebee’s presents Kids Run the Bases.

Monday, August 2 (Norfolk 1st pitch @ 7:00 pm) – It’s another Magic Monday at Fifth Third Field, presented by Magic Wok. At every Monday home game throughout the season, Magic Wok will give out FREE fortune cookies to the first 5,000 fans in attendance. Inside each fortune cookie could be a prize from the Mud Hens or Magic Wok, or a baseball fortune! Also, fans can register to participate in the Magic Wok Walk Inning and the Magic Wok Cookie Tossing Contest. Rockin’ Ray and Skyy Dogs USA will be back for another round of entertaining tricks for fans between innings.

Tuesday, August 3 (Norfolk 1st pitch @ 7:00 pm) – Rolaids presents the Rolaids Relief Man Bat and Win Night with Hall-of-Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers. Fingers will be here to help with an on-field contest during the fourth inning in which a lucky fan could potentially win $10,000. It’s also another Promedica Testing Tuesday at Fifth Third Field, as expert representatives from Promedica will be on hand to offer free testing to fans for a variety of topics

Thursday, August 5 (Charlotte 1st pitch @ 7:00 pm) – The Blues Brothers will be making their seasonal debut at Fifth Third Field. They will entertain fans before the game and between innings on field and throughout the main concourse with their crazy dances and wisecracks. The Mud Hens will also present Italian-American Night and Parenting Magazine Night.

Friday, August 6 (Charlotte 1st pitch @ 7:00 pm) –. Budweiser, Star 105, and 94.5 XKR present the Blues Brothers for the second night. The Mud Hens will also be giving away the third set of 2004 Shoe Carnival Mud Hens Baseball Cards. The first 2,000 fans through the gates will receive their free card set. Fifth Third Field will also be hosting Polish-American Night. The Pharm, Buckeye CableSystem, Star 105 and 94.5 XKR will present the Post-Game Fireworks extravaganza.

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