Giants Press Release
Giants welcome Dodgers and Padres to town
Homestand features: Oktoberfest, Yoga Day and Fan Appreciation Weekend
SAN FRANCISCO, CA. - The World Champion San Francisco Giants return to the Shores of McCovey Cove for their final homestand against their division rivals the Los Angeles Dodgers, September 24-26, and the San Diego Padres, September 27-29.
On Tuesday, September 24, the Giants will host a Bryan Stow fundraiser. Fans who purchase a special event ticket will receive a mystery bag containing a random giveaway item from past Giants Special Events. $10 from every special event ticket sold will be donated to The Bryan Stow Fund. Prior to the game, the Giants will recognize their 2013 Roberto Clemente Award nominee, Barry Zito. Zito is one of 30 Club nominees eligible to win the award which recognizes the player who best represents the game of baseball through sportsmanship, community involvement and positive contributions, both on and off the field.
It is also Say Hey Tuesday as CSN Bay Area will host Yahoo! Sports Talk Live, Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live from Willie Mays Plaza. Fans are invited to come out early and watch their favorite sports analysts. They will be giving away Authentic Giants Fan scarves and beanies as well Vote for Duane Kuiper cheer cards and buttons to urge fans to vote longtime Giants Broadcaster Duane Kuiper onto the Ford C. Frick Award Ballot.
Thursday, September 26, is Oktoberfest at AT&T Park. Special event ticket holders will receive access to the private pre-game Oktoberfest in Seals Plaza from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. and a special edition Giants Oktoberfest stein, which was designed specifically for the Giants-Dodgers rivalry. Prior to the game, fans can enjoy a performance on the field by Deutscher Musikverein.
The Giants wrap up their final homestand with a three-game series against the San Diego Padres, September 27-29.
On Friday, September 27, the Giants will host African American Heritage Night. Special event ticket holders will receive a Sea Lions beanie. Prior to the game, fans can enjoy a performance on the field by hip hop dance group the Talent AllStars. Partial proceeds from each special event ticket sold will be donated to various charitable programs in the African-American community. Also on Friday, the first 20,000 fans will receive an AT&T Cheer card, featuring AT&T 's It Can Wait program, which encourages fans to take a pledge to not text while driving.
Prior to the game on Friday, September 27, the 2013 "Willie Mac Award" will be presented to the most inspirational player on the team, as voted by Giants players, coaches, and fans.
Fan Appreciation Weekend begins on Friday, September 27 and lasts through Sunday, September 29. Prizes will be given away throughout each of the three weekend games.
Saturday, September 28, is the Giants second annual Yoga Day at AT&T Park. Fans who purchase a special event ticket will receive a Giants themed yoga bag and admission to the private yoga session with San Francisco yoga instructor, Janet Stone, which will take place on the field 30 minutes after the final out of the game.
It's also KNBR's Weekends in the Park on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29. Marty Lurie and Patrick Connor will broadcast live from the patio at Public House, leading up to Giants Pregame Show on KNBR 680.
Following the game on Sunday, all kids 14-years and younger are invited to come run the bases, presented by See's Candies. Fans are encouraged to stay for a post-game presentation, which will include comments from the team and the grand prize giveaway of a 2014 Toyota Corolla to one lucky winner.
HOMESTAND AT A GLANCE
All games broadcast on KNBR 680 AM (English radio)
All home games broadcast on 860 AM ESPN Deportes (Spanish radio)