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"WDRB Night" at the Bats and a Postgame "Play Catch with Dad" session highlight what's sure to be a great Father's Day Weekend at Louisville Slugger Field. The Louisville Bats' Greg Galiette will talk about all of the events the team has planned for this Sunday.
First 1,000 children 12-under receive a Mini Bat from Louisville Slugger Museum Meet "Iron Man" (appearing at the ball park and meeting kids and signing autographs) Giant Kids Inflatable play area will be set up in the "air conditioned" Hall of Fame Pavilion on the West Side of the Ball Park from 5 - 8 PM. Postgame "Kids Run the Bases" Postgame "Play Catch with Dad" in the Outfield to celebrate Fathers Day (the Bats will provide the soft baseballs for playing catch) Field Reserved Tickets only $7 Tickets and more Information available at www.batsbaseball.com
The Louisville Bats will begin their fourth homestand of the 2012 season Thursday, June 14 at 7:05 p.m. at Louisville Slugger Field with the first of four games against the Rochester Red Wings, Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. The Bats then welcome the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, Triple-A affiliate of the 27-time World Series Champion New York Yankees, to Louisville Slugger Field for four games.
The Yankees are led by former Louisville Bats manager Dave Miley. The Bats went 296-245 (.547) during his tenure from 2000 to 2003. Both the Yankees and Red Wings will be making their only visits to Louisville Slugger Field for the 2012 season during this homestand.
Big Daddy Weave will perform the Faith Day Concert at 3:30 p.m. before the 6 p.m. game on Saturday, June 16. The Red Panda acrobat will perform after the game as she rides a seven-foot unicycle while kicking several bowls at a time into the air and stacking them on her head.
On Father's Day kids can play catch with Dad on the field following the 6 p.m. game. Kids may also run the bases and enjoy inflatables while meeting Iron Man at the Kids Inflatable FunZone in the Hall of Fame Pavilion. Louisville Slugger Mini-Bats will also be given away to the first 1,500 fans through the gates.
Meijer Baseball Bingo and $1 Hot Dogs and Pepsi Products will be featured on Monday and Tuesday, respectively. Seniors can purchase premium seats in the shade for only $8 at Wednesday's 11:45 a.m. game. The homestand will close with another Budweiser Game Time Happy Hour and live music by Thirty Spokes on Thursday, June 21 starting at 5:30 p.m.
The entire 2012 Bats schedule, including updated promotions and special events, can be found online at www.batsbaseball.com. Full and partial season tickets, along with group outings and suite rentals are available by calling the Bats front office at (502) 212-2287.
Tickets are available at the Louisville Slugger Field box office, on-line at www.batsbaseball.com/singlegametickets or by calling the Bats ticket office directly at (855) 228-8497. Regular hours at the Louisville Slugger Field box office and for ordering tickets by phone are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Be sure to check out the official blog of the Bats at www.thebatssignal.com, become a fan of the Bats on Facebook at facebook.com/louisvillebats and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/louisvillebats.