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San Jose Giants FanFest on Monday, March 31
Fans and media get first glimpse at team and improvements to Municipal Stadium
03/13/2014 10:06 PM ET

San Jose, CA- Members of the 2014 San Jose Giants will join Giants coaches and fans for the 6th Annual San Jose Giants FanFest at Municipal Stadium on Monday, March 31 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM. It will be the first opportunity for fans and media to meet and see the 2014 roster and coaching staff. The team will also unveil the 2014 Military Trading Card Set and a few members of the set are anticipated to be in attendance. Admission and parking are FREE.

Lenn Sakata, the all-time winningest manager in San Jose Giants and California League history, along with his players and coaches, will be available to sign autographs, pose for pictures and answer questions from fans as part of a "Meet and Greet" that begins at 5:15 PM.

Fans will also have the opportunity to watch the team practice, purchase 2014 merchandise and play in the Family Fun Zone.

For the fourth straight season, the San Jose Giants are offering fans the special opportunity to take part in the exclusive 2014 Season Preview Media Event starting at 4:30 PM prior to FanFest. In order to be invited to this event, all fans need to do is purchase a 2014 season ticket or mini plan package before March 27. For more information please call (408) 297-1435.

"FanFest is an exciting time for our organization as it represents the first time we open our gates to the public and kickoff a new season of San Jose Giants baseball," said Daniel Orum, San Jose Giants President and CEO. "With the return of Lenn Sakata and the unveiling of a number of improvements to our ballpark, 2014 San Jose Giants FanFest will have something for everyone."

FanFest Facts

  • Meet & Greet with the 2014 players and coaches
  • Unveiling of 2014 San Jose Giants Military Trading Card Set
  • Watch the San Jose Giants practice
  • Purchase 2014 merchandise before Opening Night
  • Kids and kids at heart can play in the Family Fun Zone (inflatable Speed Pitch, Skee Ball, Slide, Bounce House and T-Ball)
  • Autograph opportunities with the San Jose Giants and Gigante
  • Enter to win San Jose Giants prizes
  • No RSVP required; first-come, first-serve basis
  • Admission and parking are FREE

First pitch for the San Jose Giants home opener will take place at 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 10 against the Bakersfield Blaze. San Jose's 2014 season begins on Thursday, April 3. The Giants will host games at Municipal Stadium on Mother's Day (May 11), Memorial Day (May 26), and Independence Day (July 4).For information on the 2014 season and ticket packages please visit sjgiants.com, call (408) 297-1435 or visit the Municipal Stadium Box Office Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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