MUSKEGON, Mich., June 10, 2019 – Muskegon’s summer collegiate baseball team, the Muskegon Clippers, will be hosting their first ever Hero Appreciation Night for all veterans, active duty military, police, fire, first responders and their families. – Free of charge.
The Hero Appreciation Night will be Friday, June 14, 2019, at historic Marsh Field on Laketon Avenue in Muskegon. Gates open at 6pm with the first pitch at 7:05pm.
Events will include pregame recognition ceremonies on the field, allowing players from both teams to greet and share appreciation with the heroes and thanking them for their service.
The Clippers are members of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League which is a developmental League for college athletes from all over the country. These student athletes are looking to hone their skills, and possibly get spotted by baseball scouts as they hope for an opportunity at the next level.
The Clippers will play the Galion Graders from Galion, Ohio in game one of a three game set scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Gates open at 6:00 pm; first pitch is at 7:05pm, each night.
The Clippers have gotten rave reviews from baseball experts and casual fans alike. Not only is there great baseball played, but the fans love the historic ballpark and the fun and interactive atmosphere that is created during the games.
Part of the excitement includes:
• Walk up music for the players
• Sing along for fans
• Dance along with fans
• Our famous Beer batter
• Contests and Games for fans between innings
• Guests performing the national anthem
• Kids participating on the field in the introduction of players.
• And finally, fans are allowed to run the bases after the games.
The Clippers have a great line up of concessions including their ball park dog, brats, popcorn, candy, and Dippin’ Dots ice cream. In addition, a variety of soft drinks and ice cold Budweiser products are available for purchase.
Game tickets are $5 for adults; $3 for Senior Citizens, $3 for students; $2 for children 5-12. Children 5 and under are free. There is also special pricing for Season Tickets, a Half Season 10 game flex package or group sales.
For more information contact Pete Gawkowski at 231-638-7696 or visit our website at www.muskegonclippers.com or join our Facebook page by searching Muskegon Clippers.