Saints Close out 20th Season with a Bounty We Can All Cash in On
ST. PAUL, MN (August 31, 2012) - A night of big hits highlights a season that has had many big promotional hits for the St. Paul Saints. One of the biggest fireworks nights of the season honors a fan that got in on the ground floor, but as always, the Saints will honor all their fans as the curtain comes down on the 20th season of Saints baseball.
The homestand begins on Saturday, September 1 at 7:05 p.m. as the Saints open up their final three-game series of the season against the Central Division champion Wichita Wingnuts. The St. Paul Saints will be gunning for the opposition and plan to PAY a TON of money for a worthy cause on Bounty Night. For each bone crunching hit the Saints will collect a bounty and the bigger the hit, the larger the sum: a single is worth $100, a double $200, a triple $300 and a home run is worth $400. For every pitcher the Saints "knock-out" another $50 will be collected. Each time a Saints pitcher "punches out" an opposing hitter, $10 will be donated. At the end of the night all the money collected from the bounty system will be placed in a LOOMIS armored truck and taken to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and donated to their new concussion research program. The first 500 fans will receive a piggy bank, so they can fill it up with their own bounties and donate the money to a worthy cause. Summer is coming to an end, so study up for Success Saturdays with University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
On Sunday, September 2 at 7:05 p.m. it's Jackie Lee's Night! Who's Jackie Lee? Was she a former Saints employee? Is she a famous actress? Neither that we're aware of, but we do know she purchased tickets to a Saints game on the very first day they were available. Because of that she was entered into a drawing for some fabulous prizes, one of which was having a night named after her and thus Jackie Lee Night. Come celebrate her good fortune and yours because Jackie Lee is putting on a celebration you won't forget. We're pulling out all the stops with our Final Fireworks Super Show following the game. They are longer, louder and more colorful than anything you've seen in the Twin Cities.
Let us do all the laboring while you sit back and enjoy the final regular season home game on Monday, September 3 at 1:05 p.m. with the annual Labor Day Celebration. The kids are ready to return to school and, with football season just days away, the Saints need to say thank you one last time. The atmosphere of the parking lot with a fun live band and all those hooting tailgaters just sets the tone for a fun day at the ballpark. Mondays are always BUZ'N Buck Beer Days, so cool off with dollar beers all day long.
The St. Paul Saints would like to thank all of our wonderful fans for another memorable season and for making our 20th anniversary very special. Here's to 20 more years together, because the future looks bright. Regardless of why you came here, thanks for sharing our home and making it a special place to be. It feels like the season just began, but this is often how these things go. Nonetheless, you know where to find us and we'll see you very soon.
Tickets for Saints home games are $5 for general admission, $8 for outfield reserved and $12 for infield reserved. Tickets purchased on the Day of the Game are an additional $1 per ticket. Tickets to the September 2 Fireworks Super Show are an additional $3. Children under the age of 14 and seniors 65 and older receive $1 off the admission price. Children under 2 that don't require a seat are free. Tickets are available by contacting the Saints ticket office at 651-644-6659 or visiting saintsbaseball.com.
• Discuss this story on the American Association message board...
American Association Stories from August 31, 2012
- American Association Results - AA
- Pheasants Falter in Lopsided Loss - Sioux Falls Canaries
- Massaro Reaches 500 Hits; 'Cats Rally to Beat Saints 7-4 - Gary SouthShore Railcats
- RedHawks Fall to Laredo 8-2 in Home Finale - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
- Saints Playoff Chances Nearly Done in 7-4 Loss to RailCats - St. Paul Saints
- Hodsdon's Fourth Complete Game Opens Diablos Final Series Of 2012 - El Paso Diablos
- Fish Dumped by Explorers Again, But Magic Number Down to Just One - Winnipeg Goldeyes
- Lemurs Back on the Winning Track - Laredo Lemurs
- Ninth Inning Meltdown Gives T-Bones Loss to Sox - Kansas City T-Bones
- Better Late Than Never - Amarillo ThunderHeads
- Holdren Bangs Go-Ahead Granny, Zocchi Earns Record in 'Dogs Win - Lincoln Saltdogs
- Simunic Signs New Three-Year Contract with RedHawks - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
- Explorers Begin Final Homestand Of 2012 Season Tomorrow Night - Sioux City Explorers
- Amarillo Sox to be featured on "Great Food Truck Race" - Amarillo ThunderHeads
- Nic Jackson Named American Association Player of the Year - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
- Saints Close out 20th Season with a Bounty We Can All Cash in On - St. Paul Saints
- Big Third Inning Helps Give KC Win over Amarillo - Kansas City T-Bones
- AirHogs Rout Pheasants, Pick up Game on Lemurs - Grand Prairie AirHogs
- American Association Game Recaps - AA
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent St. Paul Saints Stories
- Champions: Saints Claim First Title in 15 Years with 6-3 Victory, Sweep Series
- Saints City of Baseball Museum Honored with Top Ballpark Improvement by Ballpark Digest
- Lang Haunts Former Team, Saints Win Game Two of American Association Finals 3-2, One Win Shy of Title
- Saints Draw First Blood, Take Game One of American Association Finals 12-3
- Finals Tickets Now on Sale