With players reporting to Spring Training throughout the next few weeks, that means that baseball season is right around the corner. Opening Day at Classic Park is scheduled for April 4th against the Lansing Lugnuts. The Promotions department at the Lake County Captains released the 2014 Promotion Schedule in full.
Here is the main promotional dates of the calendar:
April 4th: The first 1,500 fans in the stadium will receive a Captains Team Scarf presented by Lake Health and all fans leaving the ballpark will get a 2014 Magnet Schedule.
May 10th: The mother’s in attendance will be saluted when they will be given a Carnation from J.D. Ballantine’s Flowers and Gifts for Mothers Day.
June 4th: The Captains will have a Dime-A-Dog night where hot dogs will be 10 cents each!
June 19th: One of two “Peanut-Free Nights” on the schedule. The ballpark will be cleaned and sanitized to assure a peanut-free zone.
June 20th: The first 1,500 fans through the gates will get a Captains baseball hat provided by Lake Health. The second Peanut-Free Night will occur along with American Cancer Society Night.
June 21st: The Captains will combine Bike Night with Military Night and make it one large night. At that game, the Captains will dedicate a seat within the ballpark to all of the POW-MIA soldiers at war.
July 1st: Canadian Baseball Night will return in 2014 after debuting in 2013 with a well done set of events.
July 12th: Star Wars Night will glow this year as they are giving away 3,000 glow sticks to go along with the fireworks show that night. A Star-Wars themed jersey will on the field and auctioned off to fans after the game.
July 25th: Christmas in July will begin with the always-popular “A Captains Story” themed bobblehead. This year, it will be Skipper washing his mouth out with soap. The first 1,500 fans will get this keepsake from Lake Health. The Captains will wear a special Ugly Sweater jersey for fans to buy after the game.
July 26th: Christmas in July continues with a present for the kids this time. The first 1,500 kids under 12 will receive a Captains replica jersey from Stanley Steemer.
August 1st: The 6th annual Cleveland Sports History Night will occur with appearances by former and current Cleveland sports stars, reviews and reincarnations of historic moments (both famous and infamous). The first 1,500 fans will get a Jobu bobbledoll from the movie “Major League,” presented by Sysco. Another throwback jersey will be worn by the players and auctioned off to the fans.
August 2nd: Go Green Night mixes with the past in 2014. The Captains will honor some notable alumni with a recycled material card set for the first 1,500 fans. Also, the Captains will flash back to the days of Euclid Beach Park that night as well.
August 23rd: The last giveaway of the year will be a bobblehead of former Captains shortstop Francisco Lindor. The first 1,500 fans will get this limited edition promotion from Lake Health.
There will be theme nights for every day of the week throughout the year.
Monday: Buck Night is where hot dogs, chips, fries, popcorn, soda and beer are all $1 each!
Thursday: The Captains have Thursdays loaded with event throughout the year. Thirsty Thursday with $.25 cent beer before the game as well as half price beer and soda until 9:00 PM. Throughout the game, fans can eat at the Wing and Pizza Buffet outside the Corona Castaway’s Bar for $13. The last event is Date Night for couples as they offer 2 Officers Club tickets with a buffet for $34.
Fridays: There will be eight fireworks shows throughout the season presented by Universal Windows Direct and 92.3 The Fan, starting on May 9th. The dates are 5/9, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20, 7/11, 7/25, 8/1, 8/22
Saturdays: There will be eight fireworks shows from Monreal Funeral Home on Saturday night games beginning with May 10th. Those dates are 5/10, 6/7, 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/2, 8/23, 8/30.
Sundays: Family Fun Sundays return with activities for kids of all ages, including running the bases, clowns, inflatables and autographs. There will be two special fireworks shows on Sunday nights by Discount Drug Mart on 7/13 and 7/27.
The full promotional schedule can be found here: http://www.milb.com/promotions/index.jsp?sid=t437
What promotions are you looking forward to?
Baseball returns to Classic Park on April 4th!