D-backs Press Release
D-backs Final Homestand September 27-29
Highlighted by Social Media Night, First Responders Night and Fan Appreciation Day
FRI., SEPT. 27 | 6:40 P.M. | WASHINGTON NATIONALS
SOCIAL MEDIA NIGHT: Fans can enjoy a question and answer session with a panel of guests including D-backs announcers Greg Schulte (@GubnuhDbacks), Steve Berthiaume (@BertDbacks) and right-handed pitcher Daniel Hudson (@DHuddy41) for #DbacksSocial Media Night, hosted by FOX Sports Arizona's Todd Walsh (@ToddWalsh) and the FOX Sports Arizona Girls (@FSArizonaGirls). Fans who purchase a discounted ticket at www.dbacks.com/social will receive a special @Dbacks T-shirt and $10 in free D-bucks food and merchandise credit. In addition, these fans will be granted early entry at 4 p.m. to watch batting practice, participate in a Q & A session with the panelists and will be able to participate in an in-ballpark scavenger hunt on Instagram for prizes and see their tweets on the center field dbTV scoreboard throughout the game.
DOWNTOWN PHOENIX NIGHT & OKTOBERFEST PUB CRAWL: D-backs fans 21 and over can enjoy a pub crawl starting at 4 p.m. prior the D-backs game with food and drink specials offered at CityScape and throughout downtown Phoenix. For more information on special ticket packages and participating partners, visit www.dbacks.com/downtownphx.
SUBWAY CHECK PRESENTATION: Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation will present a check for $10,000 to SUBWAY Kids & Sports during a pregame ceremony on the field.
AT&T CHECK PRESENTATION: AT&T will present a check for $20,000 to the March of Dimes during a pregame ceremony on the field. The D-backs and AT&T partnered with March of Dimes throughout the season to raise money and create cheer cards as words of encouragement to hospitalized kids and their families.
PLAY BALL FUND: As a part of the on-going D-backs Give Back charitable efforts, the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation will recognize Play Ball grant recipients during a special pregame ceremony on the field. Throughout the season, the Play Ball Fund, supported by Chase and Western Refining, will award teams, leagues and organizations $1,000 in grants for equipment, training resources and more. The D-backs will present up to 10 grants per month totaling $10,000.
D-BACKS BASEBALL ACADEMY PLAYER, COACH & VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH: The D-backs Baseball Academy and Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation, with support from Western Refining and Chase, will recognize a Youth Player, Coach and Volunteer of the Month. In addition to the on-field recognition, each winner receives a D-backs jersey, complimentary tickets and batting practice visit. In addition, the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation awards a $500 grant to each winner's team or league.
CHOIR NIGHT: More than 1,500 local youth, ages high school and younger, will sing the national anthem from the warning track.
COLLEGE NIGHT: D-backs fans can show their college ID to get a $5 Infield Reserve seat ($16 value) or a lower-level ticket for just $15. For more info, visit www.dbacks.com/college.
MILLER LITE FRIDAY NIGHTS: D-backs fans can enjoy happy hour drink specials and music with 93.3 KDKB from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Miller Lite Diamond Club. For more info, visit www.dbacks.com/happyhour.
Ceremonial First Pitch: Frank Peebles, on behalf of CenturyLink Prism TV
SAT., SEPT. 28 | 5:10 P.M. | WASHINGTON NATIONALS
FIRST RESPONDERS NIGHT: The D-backs will recognize members from the police force, fire department and EMTs for their service to protect our community every day. The D-backs will also present the Fire Chief from the Prescott Fire Department with the Yarnell tribute jersey that hung in the D-backs dugout. In addition, Derrick Hall will be presented with the American Flag that was flown on the motorcycle brigade that led the Granite Mountain Hot Shots funeral procession from Phoenix to Prescott. Special ticket packages are available at www.dbacks.com/firstresponders.
BIKE NIGHT: The D-backs will welcome more than 600 motorcycle enthusiasts to Chase Field. Bikers will have free parking on 4th Street and can show off their bikes to the public as fans enter the stadium.
TOWN HALL MEETING: The D-backs will host a Q&A session for Season Ticket Holders starting at 3:30 p.m. at Game Seven Grill. D-backs President & CEO Derrick Hall and Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers will answer STH questions.
PARKER & SONS SAFETY KITS: Parker & Sons hand out first aid kits to 5,000 fans as they enter the stadium as part of First Responders Night.
GATORADE D-BACK FOR A DAY: Earlier this season, fans had the chance to register to be a D-back for a Day in coordination with Gatorade at Circle K locations throughout the Valley. The winner, Cathy West, will throw out the first pitch, deliver the line-up card, VIP tour, attend BP, participate in a press conference with D-backs General Manager Kevin Towers and will receive a custom jersey.
CHASE BIG FLY CHECK PRESENTATION: Chase will present the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation with a check for $33,250 as part of the Chase Big Fly home run promotion held throughout the season. Chase donates $250 to the foundation for each D-backs home run this season.
National Anthem: Arizona Girls' Choir
SUN., SEPT. 29 | 1:10 P.M. | WASHINGTON NATIONALS
GIVEAWAY: D-backs 2014 Schedule Magnet, presented by Arizona Sports 620 - 20,000
FAN APPRECIATION DAY: The D-backs will give away prizes throughout the game as a thank you to fans for their support throughout the entire season.
KACHINGKO CAR GIVEAWAY: The D-backs and Gila River Casinos will give away Ford Fusion, courtesy of Sanderson Ford, to one lucky D-backs fan. Finalists won the opportunity while playing the Gila River Casinos KaChingKo game during the 2nd inning of each D-backs home game throughout the season.
D-BACKS CAR SHOW presented by SANDERSON FORD: Several classic cars will be on display at 4th Street and Jackson prior to the game for fans to enjoy. Proceeds from the car show entries will benefit the D-backs Seats for Soldiers program that allows soldiers and their families to enjoy a D-backs game.
IN MEMORIAM: The D-backs will honor those who have lost their lives this year within the baseball community during a special pregame video montage.
ALL FANS RUN THE BASES presented by PHOENIX CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL: All fans are invited to run the bases after the game and can line up on the ramp at Gate J which is across from Section 110.
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX HOME RUNS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS: University of Phoenix will present three recipients with full tuition scholarships to attend the University as part of the D-backs' University of Phoenix Home Runs for Scholarships program. The three Teaming Up for Education Home Runs for Scholarships recipients are Chelsea Barbero, Jonathan Rist and Mary Perez.
CENTURYLINK ALL-STAR TEACHER RECOGNITION: The D-backs will recognize Mr. Matt Penland of Centennial Middle School in a special pregame ceremony on the field prior to the game. Penland was selected to be the CenturyLink All-Star Teacher of the month and will be presented with a $2,000 check to help make improvements to his school. Entries are still being accepted with one educator selected each month. To register, visit www.dbacks.com/allstarteacher.
SUBWAY KIDS TAKE THE FIELD: Kids ages 7-15 can enter for the chance to "Take the Field" with D-backs players at every Sunday home game prior to the National Anthem. Entry forms are available at Subway.
NO CHEW CREW presented by DELTA DENTAL: No Chew Crew members receive a free ticket to every Sunday game and a toothbrush, courtesy of Delta Dental, when they pledge awareness of the harmful effects of spit tobacco. No Chew Crew is free to children 15 and younger. To register, visit www.dbacks.com/nochewcrew or sign up at the No Chew Crew Headquarters located in the Sandlot.
MILITARY AND FIRST RESPONDERS 50% OFF SUNDAYS: Every Sunday home game, the D-backs offer 50 percent off single-game ticket prices for all military active duty, reserve, retired and veterans, as well as active or retired fire and police personnel with valid ID. All-You-Can-Eat tickets are excluded from this offer and can only be redeemed for up to four tickets.
COLD STONE KIDS SUNDAYS: Each Sunday home game, one winner is selected to deliver the lineup card to the umpires with a D-backs coach before the game and deliver Cold Stone Ice Cream to the D-backs' broadcast booths. Winners are selected from applications that can be picked up at a local Cold Stone Creamery location.
FOX SPORTS ARIZONA/SANDERSON FORD KIDKASTER: One lucky kid will have the opportunity to work in the Dbacks' booth for a portion of the game and work as the PA announcer during the second inning when the D-backs are up to bat. The KidKaster winner will also get a tour of the FOX Sports Arizona production truck, appear on the pregame show and interview a D-backs player. For more information, visit online at www.kidkaster.com.
National Anthem: All Fans
D-BACKS SCHOOL CHALLENGE presented by UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX: The D-backs and University of Phoenix will give away $150,000 to benefit schools across Arizona. Thirty schools will be selected and will receive $5,000 to help improve their school. Deadline to apply is Sept. 30. Schools can apply for the grant online at www.dbacks.com/schoolchallenge.
MICHAEL WOGAN SEASON TICKET SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: The D-backs are now accepting nominations for the Michael Wogan Season Ticket Scholarship Program. The scholarship is designed to award full or partial season tickets to D-backs fans going through financial or personal hardships. Since 2008, the D-backs have provided families experiencing financial hardships with more than 300 full season tickets for a value of more than $600,000. The nomination form will be available at www.dbacks.com/stscholarship until 5:00 p.m. (MST) on November 25, 2013.
D-BACKS BASEBALL ACADEMY YOUTH CLINICS: D-backs Baseball Academy coaches will host two free clinics for kids at Futures Field located in the Sandlot at each D-backs home game starting one hour before first pitch and at the end of the fourth inning.
D-BACKS SEASON TICKET HOLDER PRIZE VAULT: The D-backs Renewal Prize Vault is back by popular demand. More than 500 randomly selected Season Ticket Holders who renew their 2014 season tickets will win. Prizes include free parking for the 2014 season, suites and autographed memorabilia.
GROUPON 44 PERCENT OFF DEAL: Groupon subscribers can save up to 44% off lower-level Infield Box and upper-level Infield Reserve tickets for the D-backs vs. Nationals series Sept. 27-29. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/groupon.
D-BACKS VALUE PACK: The package includes one $21 bleacher ticket or $19 Infield Reserve ticket, one hot dog, 24-ounce Pepsi and a coupon for a free SUBWAY® Restaurants cookie. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/value.
SONORAN DOG VALUE PACK (EL PA'QUETELLENES DE LOS DBACKS): The D-backs offer a special package for only $15 that includes one Outfield Reserve ticket, 24-ounce Pepsi, coupon for a free SUBWAY® Restaurants cookie and a Sonoran Dog. Fans can also get the package with a 16 oz. draft beer, instead of a 24-ounce Pepsi, for $19. For more information, visit www.losdbacks.com.
SINGLE-GAME TICKETS: D-backs single-game tickets start at $9 on select gamedays and are available online at dbacks.com/tickets, by phone at 602.514.8400 and in person at the Chase Field Ticket Office, Monday-Friday (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) and on non-gameday Saturdays (9 a.m.- 5 p.m.)
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SEATS: Located in the Insight Diamond Level, tickets range from $30-$33 and include unlimited hot dogs, chips, popcorn, peanuts, Pepsi products and Aquafina water. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/ayce.