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30 Days of Opening Day

The promotion is back for a second season to get the Eastern Shore ready for the return of Shorebirds baseball! From March 5, 30 days out of opening day, through the home opener on April 4, fans will have the chance to win free tickets and prizes while Sherman and Shorebirds staff members will be all over town making appearances.

Sherman will make "tour stops" every Thursday and Friday during the promotion at different locations around town.  Sherman will also make special appearances during the week and on select weekends.

On Tuesday, March 5, Sherman will kick off the event by doing a weather segment on WMDT 47 News at 6:50 a.m.  Then, Shorebirds general manager Chris Bitters will be live with Whiskey and Randy on Froggy 99.9 FM at 7:45 a.m. to talk about the upcoming season.  At noon on Tuesday, Sherman will be at the front of the Salisbury Mall with free tickets to the home opener.. Find Sherman and say "Go Shorebirds" to get free tickets to the home opener!


At each "tour stop" fans are encouraged to come out and enjoy the t-ball whacker and take a spin of the prize wheel to win hats, t-shirts, bobbleheads and more.  The Shorebirds will also have a select amount of free tickets to the home opener at each tour stop. 


March 7 - ATI Physical Therapy from 5-7 pm (2420 N. Salisbury Blvd.)

March 8 - DQ Grill & Chill from 5-7 pm (2611 N. Salisbury Blvd.)

March 10 - Tim Kennard River Run (race starts at 9:30 am at SU Maggs Gym - Sherman will be there)

March 14 - TBA

March 15 - Crazy Louie's Pawn Shop from 11 am -1 pm (2614 N. Salisbury Blvd.)

March 16 - Ocean City St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 21 - TBA

March 22 - TBA

March 23 - Shorebirds Fan Fest at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium

March 27 - Salisbury University Campus

March 28 - TBA

March 29 - TBA

March 30 - Fruitland Easter Parade


The Ultimate Fan Experience is your chance to win a great ballpark experience that will include a chance to watch Shorebirds batting practice from the field, join the radio broadcast for one inning, deliver the lineup card to the umpire before the game and get autographs from your favorite players! All you have to do is complete at least four of the below bullet points by April 8.

  • Come to a "30 Days of Opening Day" Tour Stop
  • Pick up one pocket schedule from around town and take a picture with the schedule.  Then, tag the Shorebirds Facebook page in the picture or email it to
  • Come to Shorebirds Fan Fest on March 23 at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
  • Participate in a Merchandise Monday
  • Participate in a Retweet Tuesday
  • Participate in an Instagram Sunday
  • Come to the Shorebirds home opener on April 4!

MERCHANDISE MONDAY (March 11, March 18, March 25)

Wear your favorite Shorebirds t-shirt, hat, sweatshirt or any other Shorebirds gear.  Then, take a picture, post it on Facebook and tag us! The post with the most 'likes' by 3pm will receive a free Shorebirds hat, t-shirt and a 10% off card to be used at the Shorebirds Flock Shop all season long.

RETWEET TUESDAY (March 12, March 19, March 26)

Head over to the Shorebirds twitter page (@Shorebirds) and retweet the graphic illustrating the home opener.  We'll pick one lucky fan that retweets the post to receive two free tickets to the home opener on April 4.


Stop by Arthur W. Perdue Stadium between the hours of 10 am and 5pm and get a free Esskay hot dog coupon good for a FREE Esskay hot dog at any Shorebirds during the 2013 season. Also, come by the ballpark between 12-1 pm and take a swing at our t-ball whacker and a spin of our prize wheel to win great prizes! Sherman will also be around between 12-1pm on Weenie Wednesday.