Phillies Press Release
This Weekend at Citizens Bank Park, August 23-25 Phillies take on the D-backs!
Plus TOTAL '90s Retro Night, Phillies Charities Wives Pro Packs & Mystery Balls, ShopRite Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway & more!
FRIDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish), WOGL HD4 (Spanish) and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
- TOTAL '90s Retro Night. Citizens Bank Park will travel back in time, as fans are invited to get their mullets on and join the fun! John Kruk Action Figurine for fans 14 and under, Phanatic Retro Print for fans 15 and over.
- National Anthem: Tommy Conwell, from Philadelphia's Tommy Conwell & The Young Rumblers.
- First Balls:
- Alumni Mitch "The Wild Thing" Williams from the 1993 National League Champion Phillies will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
- Representing TOTAL, Rob Walter, Jay Gress, Inc.
- Performances behind section 148 by: Sidearm, a retro '90s band.
- Take Me Out to the Ball Game performed by country music star Rodney Atkins in the 7th inning.
- Special Welcome: Borough of Collingswood.
- JRoll's Readers: Jimmy Rollins will host children from PHILADELPHIA READS who excelled in reading this summer.
- Player Ticket Program: Lee's VIPs (CHOP).
SATURDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, 98.1 WOGL, SAP (Spanish) and WOGL HD4 (Spanish).
- Phantasy Camp Reunion Night. Members of the Phillies 2013 Phantasy Camp will be honored on-field. Packages for 2014 are on sale now.
- Air Tight Heating and Cooling Night.
- National Anthem: A Broad's Way.
- Jerry Clothier Grant Check Presentation. A check presentation by Jerry's family to the University of Delaware Scholarship program will take place on-field.
- Pregame performance by: Quakertown High School Marching Band.
- Phillies Charities Wives Pro Pack Silent Auction and Mystery Ball Sale: 5:05 - 8:35 p.m., Gift baskets with items personally signed by the players and their wives will be auctioned off to benefit Phillies Charities, Inc. Phillies wives will also sell Mystery Balls, while supplies last.
SUNDAY: 1:35 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 11:05 a.m.; Other gates - 11:35 a.m. … Broadcast: PHL 17, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish) and WOGL HD4 (Spanish).
- ShopRite Back-to-School Backpack for fans 14 and under.
- First Ball: Representing ShopRite, Karen Muller (Marlton, NJ), grand prize winner in the Phillies & ShopRite Summer Sweepstakes.
- National Anthem: The Graduates.
- God Bless America: Georgiana Murnaghan.
- First Ball: Matthew Gureghian, silent auction winner supporting Cooper Hospital.