KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 30, 2013) - The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team is coming to Kannapolis this Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, for a special showcase against the Charlotte Firefighters Association Local 660. The featured game is at noon at CMC-NorthEast Stadium, home of the Kannapolis Intimidators, Class A Affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Admission to the four-game softball exhibition is only $5, and tickets are now on sale by calling the F&M Bank Box Office at (704) 932-3267 or visiting IntimidatorsBaseball.com/woundedwarrior.
This is the second straight year the Intimidators will host local firefighters for a benefit softball game to help commemorate the Memorial Day holiday. The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team along with the Charlotte Firefighters Association Local 660 and Kannapolis Fire Department will play four softball games at CMC-NorthEast Stadium starting at 10 a.m. Fans can also enjoy a Memorial Day All-You-Can-Eat picnic in the park featuring ballpark fare favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken tenders and other backyard picnic-style staples for only $10 starting at 11 a.m.
Sponsorship packages are still available for this event. Contact Dwayne Davis of the Charlotte Fire Department at (704) 995-3265 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The national Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team represents some of our nation's bravest and most determined heroes, soldiers and veterans. These young extremely athletic men have sustained severe injuries resulting in amputation while serving in the military/war, and through extensive rehabilitation, they have become competitive athletes again. Their armor now includes prosthetic legs and arms, along with extreme perseverance and attitude. For more information, visit woundedwarrioramputeesoftballteam.org.
The schedule for the four softball games on Monday, May 27, is as follows:
9:30 a.m. Gates Open
10:00 a.m. Game 1: WWAST vs. Kannapolis Fire
11:00 a.m. Game 2: WWAST vs. Concord Fire & Life Safety
12:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
12:15 p.m. Game 3: WWAST vs. Charlotte Firefighters Local 660
1:30 p.m. Game 4: Charlotte Firefighters Local 660 vs. Concord Fire & Life Safety/Kannapolis Fire
The Kannapolis Intimidators are in their 19th season of professional baseball in the community and 13th as the Class A Affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. The team plays home games at CMC-NorthEast Stadium, located at I-85, Exit 63. For ticket information, please call the F&M Bank Box Office at (704) 932-3267 or visit IntimidatorsBaseball.com.