News Release, Bowie Baysox

Cara Buono, Ginuwine, Drag Queens set to appear at the ballpark.

BOWIE,Md.–The Bowie Baysox announced their promotional schedule Friday, revealing an entertainment-filled 70-game home calendar. The 2019 season, presented by Money One Federal Credit Union, is filled with a mix of familiar promotions from past seasons, as well as a few new additions.

Opening Night’s first pitch is slated for 6:35 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 against the Harrisburg Senators. All fans in attendance will receive a 2019 season Magnet Schedule, courtesy of Money One Federal Credit Union. The first Baysox LIVE Happy Hour of the season will take place in the picnic area from 5 – 6:30 p.m. with live music and beer specials.

The Baysox have15 fireworks showsthroughout the season, lighting up the sky beginning on April 27. Come out to Prince George’s Stadium to see the largest fireworks show of the season on July 4 against the Harrisburg Senators at 6:35 p.m. presented by Johns Hopkins Community Physicians.

The 2019 season will host a pair ofcelebrity appearancesin June. The Netflix phenomenon“Stranger Things”comes to the ballpark on Saturday, June 15, when the Baysox host the Trenton Thunder (NY Yankees) at 6:35 p.m. Fans who come out have the chance to meet actressCara Buono, who plays “Karen Wheeler”(mom of Mike and Nancy Wheeler) on the show. There will also be a VIP Exclusive Meet and Greet package available.

On Thursday, June 27,Ginuwinewill be in the ballpark forR&B night. A native of Washington, D.C., and student at Prince George’s Community College, the Grammy Nominated artist will meet & greet fans during the game. There will also be a VIP Exclusive Meet and Greet package available.

The ever-popularStar Wars Night, including fireworks, characters & interactive exhibits (presented by Taco Bell) returns to the Baysox on Saturday, June 1.

On Thursday, June 13, the Baysox will host their first everPride Nightevent in partnership with Annapolis Pride. There will be an exclusive ticket package that will include a limited-editionPride Night Baysox hatavailable.

The Baysox will become the first professional sports team in the country to hostDrag Nighton Thursday, August 15, when Bowie hosts the Richmond Flying Squirrels. Area Drag Queens will be performing throughout the event and some Baysox staff members will also be participating in the first-time event by dressing up in full drag attire.

August 24, the penultimate home game of the season, will bring a new team to the stadium. The Baysox will transform into theMaryland Crab Cakesfor the game and take on the Altoona Curve during Celebrate Maryland Night. Game-worn Crab Cakes uniforms will be auctioned during the game, while the first 500 fans 13 and up will receive a pair of Maryland Flag “Bay-socks”.

Among the giveaways this season are aBaysox Luau T-Shirtgiveaway for the first 500 fans 13+ (July 6), aTrey “Moon Man”-cini bobble head, courtesy of EZ-Pass Maryland, for the first 750 fans 13+ (July 20). We’ll honor our latest Hall of Famer during Orioles Day on July 7. The first 750 fans (ages 13+) will receive a Mike Mussina bobblehead, thanks to Money One Federal Credit Union. During our annual Touch-a-Truck Day on August 3, the first 500 kids (ages 3-12) will receive abackpack, thanks to Miss Utility.

DAILY PROMOTIONS

  • Monday:Mutt MondayAll dogs welcome as long as they’re leashed/properly tagged and vaccinated (presented by Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake)
  • Tuesday:Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog NightPurchase one Box Seat Ticket at regular price & get the second for just $2.00.(Tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance of the game date. Restrictions apply).Enjoy hot dogs for one buck from the concession stands.
  • Wednesday:Military Appreciation NightAny member of the military that shows proof of military service at the Stadium Box Office can get a box seat for half the price (presented by Terminix)
  • Thursday:Baysox LIVE Happy HourEnjoy live music and beer specials at Baysox Live! Happy Hour starting at 5 pm until game time sponsored by Bud Light.
  • Sunday:All Fans Run the Bases(Postgame)
  • EVERY DAY:Kids Run the Bases(Postgame)

2019 Baysox Promotional Schedule Highlights

APRIL

4/11Opening Night!Magnet Schedule Giveawayby Money One Federal Credit Union&Baysox LIVE Happy Hour5 – 6:30 pm w/ Live Music & Beer Specials

4/14Kids Opening Day!Stone Eagle Stables host Pony Rides & Petting Zoo! Kids Play Catch on Field & Player Autograph Session for Kids before the game

4/15Mutt Mondaypresented by Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake.

4/16Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!

4/17Military Appreciation Nightpresented by Terminix

4/25Baysox LIVE Happy Hoursponsored by Bud Light

4/26HARRY POTTER NIGHTw/ pre-game Quidditch & Harry Potter fun all night!Presented by Terminix

4/27 FIREWORKS& Read & Hit a Home Run Reading Night(Southern MD)by Educational Systems Federal Credit Union

4/28BARK IN THE PARKby Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake.Bring your leashed pup to the park! Interactive exhibits/vendors & Dog Adoption Event!(Dogs must be leashed w/ proper vaccination tags).

4/29Mutt Mondaypresented by Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake.

4/30Baseball in Education/STEM Day&College Fair Daypresented by Sylvan Learning Center (11:05 am game)

MAY

5/1Baseball in Education/STEM Day(11:05 am game)

5/10Read & Hit A Home Run Reading Night(P.G./MONT Co.)by Educational Systems Federal
Credit Union

5/11 FIREWORKS& Read & Hit A Home Run Reading Night(P.G./MONT Co.)by
Educational Systems Federal Credit Union
.Tribute to the Negro Leagues &Buffalo Soldiers Tribute

5/12 Mother’s Day Celebrationsponsored by Terminix.Stemless Wine Glass giveaway(1st500 Moms 21+) sponsored by the City of Bowie

5/16Margaritaville Night&Baysox LIVE Happy Hourw/ Live Music & Beer Specials (5-6:30 pm) sponsored by Bud Light

5/17Read & Hit A Home Run Reading Night(AA/QA/HOW Co.)by Educational Systems Federal Credit Union

5/18FIREWORKSRead & Hit A Home Run Reading Night(AA/QA/HOW Co.)by Educational Systems Federal Credit Union.All-American Girls Professional Baseball League “A League of Their Own” Tribute

5/19 The Cangrejos Fantasmas de Chesapeake(Chesapeake Ghost Crabs)take the field for the “Fun Cup” Series &Celebrate Spanish Education Daysponsored by Chesapeake Insurance.Gamer Festw/ Fortnight, Minecraft & morepresented by PongosLearning Lab

5/20Mutt Mondaypresented by Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake.

5/21 Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!

5/22Baseball in Education/STEM Day(11:05 am game)

5/28 Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!

5/29Military Appreciation Nightpresented by Terminix

5/30Baseball in Education/STEM Day(11:05 am game)

5/31 Scouts BSA Camp Out

JUNE

6/1FIREWORKS& Star Wars Night!by Taco Bell.1K Bud Light Beer Run Event!

6/2Heroes Day!Celebrate our region’s Police, Fire & EMS workers & come meet and interact w/ Costumed Hero CharactersSponsored by Anne Arundel Medical Center.Anne Arundel Co. Fire vs. Anne Arundel Co. Police Charity Softball Game & Baysox Game worn Guns & Hoses Jersey Auction benefits Children’s Cancer Foundation.

6/11Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!

6/12Military Appreciation Nightpresented by Terminix

6/13Pride Nightw/ Annapolis Pride! Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community & unite to welcome & embrace diversity.EXCLUSIVE Pride Night Baysox Hat & Ticket Pack!Baysox LIVE Happy Hourby Bud Light

6/14 FIREWORKS& AMVETS Nightby Money One Federal Credit Union.Girl Scout Sleepover!(Scout pre-registration req. baysoxshop.com/special-events/)

6/15Stranger Things Nightw/ appearance by Cara Buono who plays “Karen Wheeler”!Meet & Greet autograph/photo opportunities.V.I.P. Meet & Greet Suite Ticketsavailable at baysoxshop.com/special- events/.FIREWORKSpresented by Terminix

6/16 Father’s Day Celebration!Beer Glass Giveaway(1st500 Dads 21+) by Money One Federal Credit Union.Play Catch on Field w/ Dad(12:15 – 1 pm)

6/24Mutt Mondaypresented by Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake.

6/25Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!Christmas In June!Toy Drive Nightto benefit Louie’s Holiday Hope Project

6/26Military Appreciation Nightpresented by Terminix

6/27R&B Night w/ appearance by award winning artist GINUWINE!Meet & Greet autograph/photo opportunities.V.I.P. Meet & Greet Suite Ticketsavailable at baysoxshop.com/special-events/.Baysox LIVE Happy Hourby Bud Light

6/28Character Palooza Night!Pancake & PJ Party Night!We celebrate pancakes w/ unique food & fun! Wear your pajamas to the game too!

6/29FIREWORKS& Baysox Down Under/Australian Nightby DCA Imaging. Australian Animals, interactive exhibits, Australian Embassy & more

6/30The Cangrejos Fantasmas de Chesapeake(Chesapeake Ghost Crabs)take the field for the “Fun Cup” Series &Latin Baseball Daysponsored by Chesapeake Insurance.Meet the Team Day(12 – 12:30 pm),Team Photo Giveaway(1st750 fans)by Graphcom.HELICOPTER CANDY DROP!CHROME RUN CAR SHOW (10:30 am – 1:30 pm)by Asphalt Angels Car Club of Maryland.Register your car at BaysoxShop.com/special-events/

JULY

7/4Independence Day Celebration w/ HUGE post-game FIREWORKSby Johns Hopkins Community Physicians.

7/5Prince & Princess Night!Family Camp Outby Terminix.

7/6FIREWORKS &Island Luau Night!Enjoy the sounds of the Islands w/ live music, performances & fire knife dancers!Baysox Luau T-Shirt Giveaway(1st500 fans 13+)

7/7Orioles Celebration w/ Mike Mussina Baysox Hall-of-Fame Bobble Head Giveaway!(1st750 fans 13+)by Money One Federal Credit Union

7/15Mutt Mondaypresented by Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake.

7/16Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!

7/17Youth Camp Day(12:05 pm game)

7/18Improv Comedy Nightfeat. Annapolis’ Free Range Comedy!(All ages appropriate).Baysox LIVE Happy Hourby Bud Light

7/19FIREWORKS& Joint Base Andrews Appreciation.Mother/Son Night! Summer Reading Nightby Educational Systems Federal Credit Union.

7/20FIREWORKS &50thMoon Landing Anniversary Celebration!Trey “Moon” Mancini Astronaut Bobble Head Giveaway(1st750 fans 13+)by E-ZPASS® Maryland

7/21The Cangrejos Fantasmas de Chesapeake(Chesapeake Ghost Crabs)take the field for the “Fun Cup” Series &SALSA SUNDAY!

7/29Mutt Mondaypresented by Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake.

7/30Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!

7/31Military Appreciation Nightpresented by Terminix.

AUGUST

8/2FIREWORKS& 20thannualNavy Nightpresentedby Navy Federal Credit Union.Daddy/Daughter Date Night

8/3FIREWORKS& TOUCH-A-TRUCK DAY!Kids Backpack Giveaway(1st500 fans 3-12)presented by Miss Utility

8/4The Cangrejos Fantasmas de Chesapeake(Chesapeake Ghost Crabs)take the field for the “Fun Cup” Series!

8/13Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!

8/14Military Appreciation Nightpresented by Terminix.

8/15DRAG NIGHT!The Baysox & some of the area’s best performing Drag Queens host the first ever Drag Night in professional sports!Baysox LIVE Happy Hourby Bud Light

8/19Mutt Mondaypresented by Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake.

8/20Two Buck Tuesday & Dollar Dog Night!

8/21Youth Camp Day(12:05 pm game)

8/22Mystery of Magic Night w/ High Energy Magic of Speed!Enjoy fun magic & illusions all night long!Baysox LIVE Happy Hour

8/23FIREWORKS&BayTober Fest!Maryland style Oktoberfest Celebration!Ft. Meade Appreciation Night

8/24FIREWORKS& Celebrate Maryland Night!The Baysox will become theMaryland Crab cakesfor a night of Maryland themed fun!Maryland Flag “Bay-Socks” sock giveaway(1st500 fans 13+).Game Worn Maryland Crab cakes Jersey Auction.

8/25Fan Appreciation Daysponsored by Terminix.Special Fan Appreciation Day Giveaway(1st500 fans 13+)by Money One Federal Credit Union.Meet The Team Day!Player Autographs &Play Catch on Field(12:00 – 12:30 pm)

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