Gwinnett Braves Homestand Highlights: September 1-4

August 30, 2017

 

Fireworks, Mystery Ball/Bobblehead Auction highlight final homestand of 2017

 

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The Gwinnett Braves return to Coolray Field for a season-ending five-game, four-day homestand from Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4. The G-Braves will host the Durham Bulls (Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays) for all five games, including a doubleheader scheduled for Saturday night.

 

Saturday, September 2 features the annual Mystery Ball/Bobblehead Auction, the 2018 Schedule Pennant Giveaway and Post-Game Fireworks. The season concludes on Monday, September 4 with Dog Day Monday.

 

Here’s a full look at the homestand:

 

Friday, September 1

Opponent: Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays)

First Pitch: 7:05 p.m.

National Anthem performed by: Settles Bridge Elementary Choir

Features:

§  2017 Team Photo Giveaway – Fans will receive a 2017 G-Braves Team Photo (while supplies last).

 

Saturday, September 2

Opponent: Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays)

First Pitch of Doubleheader: 5:05 p.m.

Game Presented By: FOX

National Anthem performed by: Jonathan Robins

Features:

§  Doubleheader – The G-Braves will play two seven-inning games against the Bulls. Game one starts at 5:05 p.m., and game two will start following a half-hour break. 

§  2018 Schedule Pennant Giveaway – The first 2,500 fans through the gates will receive a pennant featuring the 2018 Gwinnett schedule.  

§  2017 Team Photo Giveaway – Fans will also receive a 2017 G-Braves Team Photo (while supplies last).

§  Mystery Ball/Bobblehead Auction – Mystery bags containing either a bobblehead or an autographed baseball from notable players and teams across professional baseball will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Gwinnett Braves branch of the Atlanta Braves Foundation. 

§  FOX Fall Fanfest – Throughout the game, fans will be given the opportunity to win special prizes, courtesy of FOX! After the game and before fireworks (weather permitting), a helicopter will drop tennis balls at three targets, each representing a new FOX show airing in the fall. The targets will correspond to three sections of Coolray Field; the section whose target has the most tennis balls will win a G-Braves hat and ticket. One grand prize winner, randomly selected from the winning section, will win a tour of an Atlanta film studio!

§  Post-Game Fireworks – After game two of the doubleheader, fireworks will light up the sky above Coolray Field for the final time this season.

 

Sunday, September 3

Opponent: Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays)

First Pitch: 1:05 p.m.

National Anthem performed by: Beth Strabala

Features:

§  2017 Team Photo Giveaway – Fans will receive a 2017 G-Braves Team Photo (while supplies last).

§  Sunday Funday – Fans are invited to play catch on the field for approximately 20 minutes beginning at 12:05 p.m. After the game, kids (ages 12 and under) are welcome to run thebases as part of “Sunday Funday” (sponsored by Georgia United Credit Union).

 

Monday, September 4

Opponent: Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays)

First Pitch: 1:05 p.m.

National Anthem performed by: Starr Phipps

Features:

  • 2017 Team Photo Giveaway – Fans will receive a 2017 G-Braves Team Photo (while supplies last).

  • Dog Day Monday – Purchase a Coolray Field Lawn ticket and bring your dog in free! Offer is only valid for Lawn seating and dogs are not permitted on the Main Concourse.

  • Labor Day – Join the G-Braves for the final game of 2017 with a special 1:05 p.m. start time for Labor Day.

 

Tickets for all Gwinnett Braves home games are on sale now at the Coolray Field Ticket Office. Call 678-277-0340 or visit GwinnettBraves.com/tickets to purchase.

 

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