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Spinners sister club the New Hampshire Fisher Cats Ready to Open Thursday, April 15

April 7, 2004 - New York-Penn League (NYPL) - Lowell Spinners News Release

It was an exciting off-season for the Lowell Spinners, who welcomed a new sister to the family - the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.

The Fisher Cats, owned by the Webers, kick off their season Thursday, April 15 at Gill Stadium in Manchester, NH. - the first game ever in the team's history.

Just like the Spinners, the Fisher Cats will offer a ton of fun and creative promotions, known as "Fisher Fun", for families to enjoy.

If you are itching for Spinners baseball, head on up to Manchester and enjoy the Fisher Cats who play in April, May and the beginning of June before the Spinners begin. For more information on tickets and promotions visit or call 603-641-2005.

Want to be N.E. Patriots Super Bowl hero Adam Vinatieri for a Night?

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, sister team of the Lowell Spinners, are very excited to announce that on Friday, April 16 they will celebrate the New England Patriots Super Bowl championship.

In conjunction with the night, the Fisher Cats are running a special contest where six lucky kids will have an opportunity to re-enact Adam Vinatieri's game- winning Super Bowl kick. Patriots players Lonie Paxton (snapper) and Ken Walter (holder) will be on hand. Paxton will snap the ball to Walter where each lucky kid will get to be Adam Vinatieri and kick the Super Bowl game-winning field goal. Each of the child's parents will serve as the goal posts.

It is very easy to enter. Any child (12-under) simply has to write a brief answer to the following statement: "I am excited the Fisher Cats are coming to N.H. because....". Entries can be e-mailed off to with SUPER BOWL KICK in the Subject Line.

It will be a magical night as many more promotions are being planned to help celebrate the Patriots Super Bowl Championship, including autographed Patriots memorabilia to be given away as prizes. Limited tickets are still available and can be purchased at or by calling 603-641-2005.

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Lowell Spinners Trivia

Any Spinners fan who responds with the right answer to the trivia question by Monday, April 12 will be entered into a drawing to win four NH Fisher Cats tickets to the game on Friday, April 16 - the special New England Patriots Night and an autographed photo of Patriots safety Rodney Harrison. (E-Mail answers off to What college did Adam Vinatieri kick at?

Plenty of Spinners Tickets Still Available!

The Opening Day Ticket Sales party was a huge success last Saturday. Tickets for all 38 games went on sale in-person only at 9 a.m.

Carolyn Norris, of Lowell, and Claire Hannigan, of Dracut, were the first in line and arrived the night before at 10 p.m. to secure the No. 1 spot.

There are plenty of tickets still available for many games, including group tickets, Gator Pit tickets, and Birthday Parties.

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Spinners Director of Stadium Operations Dan Beaulieu Celebrates 54th Birthday Today (April 7)!

The Lowell Spinners would like to wish Dan Beaulieu, our Director of Stadium Operations, a very happy 54th birthday. Dan is seen here celebrating his 50th birthday a few years ago with a special "Buddy" of his.

If you would like to wish Dan a Happy Birthday, please feel free to e-mail him at

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