From IronBirds Baseball:
Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium to host 19 themed promotional nights including Anniversary celebrations of iconic 80’s film Ferris Bueller to the 1966 World Series Champion Orioles and, of course, over a dozen fireworks nights!
Aberdeen, Md. – The Aberdeen IronBirds, Class A short season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, today announced its promotional schedule for the 2016 regular season. In addition to the 19 themed promotional nights, IronBirds fans attending games at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium will have the opportunity to enjoy 14 post-game fireworks shows throughout the season.
“Our goal this season was to bring back some of the themes that our fans enjoyed in 2015 and combine that with unique and entertaining new promotional nights,” said IronBirds General Manager Joe Harrington. “Our fan base is a huge part of who we are, so it’s important for us to listen to their feedback and give them a fun atmosphere that encourages them to visit us as often as possible. ”
June 22 marks the home opener for the IronBirds’ 15th season as they host the Auburn Doubledays for a three-game series, which will include Leidos Military Appreciation Night on June 23 and a fireworks show on June 24. On July 4, the IronBirds will host a special Stars and Stripes Celebration honoring our country’s independence, followed by a fireworks spectacular.
The IronBirds have added seven new promotions to the upcoming season’s lineup, including Game Show Night (June 25), Olympics Night (August 4), Celebrate Hollywood (August 5), Ladies Night (August 9), Wrestling Night (August 20), and Outdoorsman Night (September 2). In addition to celebrating the team’s beloved mascot Ferrous’ BirthDAY Off on September 4, the IronBirds are paying homage to Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in honor of the iconic film’s 30th Anniversary.
Many fan-favorites will return this season, including Super Hero Night (June 26), Bark in the Park (July 17), Christmas in July (July 28), Women in Business Night (July 29), Orioles Celebration Night – which will now honor the 50th Anniversary of the team’s 1966 World Series Championship (August 11), Football Night (August 14), Throwback Night honoring the Negro Leagues (August 27), Halloween in August (August 28) and Fan Appreciation Night (September 5).
Key Dates for Tickets …
• January 11 – Group outings go on sale
• March 9 – In celebration of National Crabmeat Day, single seat tickets for the Extra Innings Café, as well as Crab Feast outings, will go on sale
• April 30 – Individual tickets officially on sale at the annual IronFest event at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. This day will also include the third annual Amanda Hichkad CCA Celebration Walk benefitting Cancer LifeNet at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Program
For a complete look at the 2016 promotions schedule visit the IronBirds’ official website at www.IronBirdsbaseball.com. To order season seat memberships, fans can speak with an IronBirds representative by calling 410-297-9292.