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Memphis Redbirds start final 2012 homestand Wednesday

MEMPHIS, TN (MemphisRedbirds.com) – The Redbirds return to AutoZone Park for the eleventh and final homestand of the season after a four-game series in Iowa. While home, the ‘Birds will host the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers) and Omaha Storm Chasers (Kansas City Royals). The Redbirds homestand will be headlined by a Redbirds hat giveaway on Friday, August 24, the players wearing St. Jude patient-designed jerseys on Saturday, August 25 and Fan Appreciation Night on Sunday, August 26.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Albuquerque Isotopes (7:05 p.m.)

  • Tooth Fairy Tribute Night: This night, sponsored by Delta Dental, includes the Tooth Fairy signing autographs and taking pictures by section 100, an honorary Tooth Fairy will be selected from the crowd, and kids 12 and under will be able to run the bases with the Tooth Fairy after the game.
  • Wet Your Whistle Wednesday: For only $10, fans will receive a field box ticket, 16oz Pabst Blue Ribbon beer and a PBR koozie.

Thursday, August 23, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Albuquerque Isotopes (7:05 p.m.)

  • Arts Night: This night is presented by Memphis College of Art.
  • First Pitch: Frank Thomas and Jeff Nelson from Gameday Baseball will throw out ceremonial first pitches.
  • Krispy Kreme Tour Bus: The Krispy Kreme Glaze the Nation tour bus will be at the game passing out free donuts.
  • Subway Eat Fresh Thursday: Fans can receive half off game day ticket prices with a receipt from Subway, limit four. There will be a $25 Subway gift certificate given away during the game and Subway coupons will be distributed upon exit.

Friday, August 24, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Albuquerque Isotopes (7:05 p.m.)

  • Redbirds Hat Giveaway: The first 3,000 fans through the gates will receive a Redbirds hat sponsored by Mission Foods.
  • World Series Trophy Tour: This is the first of three days that the 2011 World Series trophy will be on display on the concourse of AutoZone Park. Fans will be encouraged to make a donation to the Memphis Redbirds' RBI and STRIPES programs to take a picture with the trophy. All fans are asked to bring their own camera.
  • Coors Light Block Party: Gates will open two hours before first pitch for the last end-of-the-week party in the front plaza of the ballpark from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. that includes a performance by New Era, entertainment by Memphis Sound and 16oz Coors Lights for only $2.
  • Fred's Family Friday: Fans can show their receipt from Fred's Super Dollar for $15 or more at the box office and receive $5 off dugout level seating.

Saturday, August 25, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Albuquerque Isotopes (6:05 p.m.)

  • St. Jude Jerseys: The Memphis Redbirds will be donned in St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient-designed jerseys in honor of the hospital's 50th Anniversary, courtesy of EMHC. The jerseys will be auctioned off during the game with a live auction post-game on the plaza including a limited amount of jerseys.
  • Fredbird Appearance: The St. Louis Cardinals mascot, Fredbird will be making an appearance at AutoZone Park.
  • World Series Trophy Tour: This is the second of three days that the 2011 World Series trophy will be on display on the concourse of AutoZone Park. Fans will be encouraged to make a donation to the Memphis Redbirds' RBI and STRIPES programs to take a picture with the trophy. All fans are asked to bring their own camera.
  • Face Painting: Face painting will be offered at the Boardwalk before and during the game.
  • Signature Saturday: Select Redbird players will sign autographs for a half hour in the plaza from 5:00-5:30 p.m.
  • Post-game Fireworks: Fans are encouraged to stay and enjoy post-game fireworks set to country-themed music sponsored by Thomas & Betts.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Albuquerque Isotopes (6:05 p.m.)

  • Fan Appreciation Night: All fans who attend this game will be able to redeem their ticket stub for admission to Opening Night in 2013. Fans will also have a chance to win several different giveaways throughout the night, including autographed memorabilia.
  • World Series Trophy Tour: This is the last day that the 2011 World Series trophy will be on display on the concourse of AutoZone Park. Fans will be encouraged to make a donation to the Memphis Redbirds' RBI and STRIPES programs to take a picture with the trophy. All fans are asked to bring their own camera.
  • Sweet Ticket Deal: Buy one ticket, get one free or save 10% on team merchandise by showing a receipt for any honey purchase at the box office with the sweet ticket deal sponsored by National Honey Board.
  • Face Painting: Face painting will be offered at the Boardwalk before and during the game.
  • Kids Run the Bases: Kids 12 and under will be able to run the bases after the game sponsored by TennDent.

Monday, August 27, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Omaha Storm Chasers (7:05 p.m.)

  • Tickets for Peanuts: Every Monday fans can bring a receipt to the box office from Kroger for Jimbo Jumbo's peanuts and receive half off game day ticket prices sponsored by Hampton Farms.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Omaha Storm Chasers (7:05 p.m.)

  • Hot Ticket Deal: Every Tuesday fans can enjoy the Hot Ticket Deal by showing a receipt from Hunt Brothers Pizza at the box office to receive Field Box tickets for only $10 (limit 4) for a $6 savings.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Omaha Storm Chasers (7:05 p.m.)

  • Wet Your Whistle Wednesday: For only $10, fans will receive a field box ticket, 16oz Pabst Blue Ribbon beer and a PBR koozie.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Redbirds vs. Omaha Storm Chasers (1:05 p.m.)

  • Magnet Schedule giveaway: The first 3,000 fans will receive a 2013 Redbirds Magnet Schedule giveaway presented by Victory University.
  • Subway Eat Fresh Thursday: Fans can receive half off game day ticket prices with a receipt from Subway, limit four. There will be a $25 Subway gift certificate given away during the game and Subway coupons will be distributed upon exit.

For ticket information call 901.721.6000 or visit memphisredbirds.com.

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