|vs Team||Date Range||Tickets|
|West Virginia||8/30 - 9/1|
|Charleston||9/2 - 5|
The Columbia Fireflies have announced that the city of Columbia, the Fireflies and Spirit Communications Park have been awarded the 2017 South Atlantic League All-Star Game.
The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with the South Atlantic League, have released the team's schedule for the second season of professional baseball at Spirit Communications Park in downtown Columbia.
Ballpark Digest honored Spirit Communications Park as its 2016 Ballpark of the Year on Tuesday. The home of the Columbia Fireflies - the New York Mets' South Atlantic League affiliate - was selected as the top park across Minor League Baseball nationally for 2016.
Dash Winningham slammed his fourth home run in the last six days on Wednesday night, but Columbia fell to Charleston, 4-1. The three-game series between the Fireflies and RiverDogs is tied up at one game apiece.
In conjunction with the Harvest Hope Food Bank, the Columbia Fireflies have launched Food Drive Fridays for the remainder of the season. Fans will be offered buy one get one free tickets for every two canned food items they bring to the park. All cans will be donated to the Harvest Hope Food Bank.
On Tuesday night, Spirit Communications Park hosted its 156,922nd fan, breaking the previous single-season record set by a Columbia professional baseball organization.