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Six Game Homestand For RailCats Starts Memorial Day

May 26, 2010 - Northern League (NL) - Gary SouthShore Railcats News Release

GARY, Ind. - The Gary SouthShore RailCats will return home after a brief road trip for a six game homestand starting Monday, May 31, packed with the fun, affordable, family entertainment that keeps people coming back to U. S. Steel Yard time and again. Tickets are on sale now by calling 219.882.2255 or by visiting

The ‘Cats homestand is packed with great giveaway items including Schedule Posters (1,000 Fans, Monday), Picture Packs (1,000 Fans, Tuesday) and RailCats Hats (2,000 Fans, Saturday).

POSTER GIVEAWAY/DOLLAR MONDAY: MONDAY, MAY 31 @ 3 P.M. - They're back! On Dollar Monday, all summer long, get $1 hot dogs, popcorn, pop, programs, merchandise, and more throughout the park. And the best part? When you buy one full-price ticket, the second will cost you just One Dollar! Dollar Monday is presented by NIEMI Associates. Don't forget to get here early for your free collectable poster, courtesy Garman Printing, so you can decorate your favorite room.

BARK IN THE PARK/TEAM GHOST RIDERS: TUESDAY, JUNE 1 @ 6 P.M. - Dogs are most certainly allowed on this night, as Rusty and Rascal move into hiding when U. S. Steel Yard is taken over by puppies and pooches. Got a best friend you want to take in a game with you? Call the RailCats at 219.882.2255 to find out how to bring Fido to The Steel Yard! Stay tuned after the game for a special one-of-a-kind performance from Team Ghost Riders. It's monkeys, riding dogs, herding sheep. You most definitely HAVE to see it to believe it, so don't miss the world famous Ghost Riders making their U. S. Steel Yard debut.

WET YOUR WHISTLE WEDNESDAY/HIGH SCHOOL APPRECIATION: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2 @ 7 P.M. - Everyone's favorite promotion is back for 2010 on Wednesdays. Take the mid-week break you know you deserve and kick back with $2 MGD and Miller Lite drafts (fans 21 and over only) at every Wednesday night game in 2010, presented by North. We'll recognize all the Northwest Indiana schools who take part in the High School Challenge before tonight's game, including a flurry of ceremonial first pitches from the MVPs. And don't miss the opportunity to show your high school pride with other themed activities!

CUBS JERSEY AUCTION/VALPARAISO COMMUNITY NIGHT: FRIDAY, JUNE 4 @ 7 P.M. - The RailCats will wear jerseys replicating those of a certain team on the North Side of Chicago, then auction those jerseys off after the game! Don't miss a chance to get your hands on this one-of-a-kind uniform. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Joe Gates Memorial Scholarship Fund. The RailCats invite all Valparaiso residents to the ballpark on this night for a fun-filled evening. Plus, with a valid Indiana ID, Valparaiso residents are eligible for a discount by calling the RailCats at 219.882.2255. As always, every Friday is Fireworks Friday presented by First Midwest Bank and Post-Tribune.

HAT GIVEAWAY: SATURDAY, JUNE 5 @ 6 P.M. - It's your one chance all summer to get your hands on a FREE RailCats cap, just for being one of the first 2,000 fans (all ages) through the gates. Get here early (gates open at 5:00) to guarantee yourself one of these great giveaways.

YOUTH BASEBALL DAY/TIMES FAMILY SUNDAY: SUNDAY, JUNE 6 @ 2 P.M. - Future RailCats from throughout Northwest Indiana are invited to the ballpark as the 'Cats celebrate young baseball stars. All participating youth baseball teams will parade around the park before the game, then get a chance to play catch on the field afterwards! To book your team at a discount price, call the RailCats at 219.882.2255. Back for another season, every Sunday in 2010 look for the Family Day coupon in The Times and bring it to U. S. Steel Yard to get four box seat tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for just $36!

Tickets to see the RailCats during the fun-filled six-game homestand are now on sale by calling 219.882.2255 or visiting The RailCats will play 50 times at U. S. Steel Yard this summer in search of a sixth-consecutive berth in the Northern League Championship Series.

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