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Crazy Four-Game Homestand Continues Sunday
07/09/2011 8:49 PM ET
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(Reading, PA) -- Highlighted by a tribute to the Crazy Hot Dog Vendor, which includes a 550 pound Life-Size Crazy Hot Dog Vendor and R-Phils players wearing Crazy Hot Dog Vendor jerseys, Reggae Night, two post-game fireworks shows, and more, the upcoming four-game homestand at America’s Classic Ballpark is bound to be the craziest one of the 2011 season.
Tickets for all four games on the upcoming four-game homestand are available, and fans can purchase tickets in-person at the brand new R-Phils Ticket Office, online at, or by phone at 610-370-BALL.

On Sunday, July 10, the R-Phils are set to host a crazy night at the ballpark, as part of a 6:05 p.m. contest with the Trenton Thunder. VIST Financial Plaza gates open at 4:00 p.m. for Redner’s R-Phils Kids Club members, and Redner’s R-Phils Kids Club members receive a free ticket for all Sunday games, courtesy of Redner’s Warehouse Markets, Kellogg’s, Reading Eagle, and 69 News Berks Edition. VIST Financial Plaza gates open at 5:00 p.m. for all other fans.

Also on Sunday, the first 2,500 kids will receive a “Future Crazy Hot Dog Vendor” t-shirt, courtesy of Redner’s Warehouse Markets and all Redner’s R-Phils Kids Club members can perform on-field with the Crazy Hot Dog Vendor beginning at 4:00 p.m. Reading Phillies players will wear special Crazy Hot Dog Vendor jerseys, which will then be raffled and auctioned-off to fans. The first 2,500 kids will also receive an authentic paper Vendor Hat, the same hat the Crazy Hot Dog Vendor wears. Fans are encouraged to dress up in their home-made Crazy Hot Dog Vendor outfits. Fans with the best home-made costumes will get to perform on-the-field just before the start of the game and throw real hot dogs with the Crazy Hot Dog Vendor.

Perhaps the most exciting part of the night, however, is the fact that one lucky fan will take home a 550-pound Life-Size Crazy Hot Dog Vendor statue, thanks to Fred Beans Family of Dealerships / Rock Hits Y102. This life-size version of the Crazy Hot Dog Vendor will make a great addition to anyone’s collection. All fans will receive an entry form as they enter the ballpark.

Every Sunday fans can also chow down on some great food and enjoy delicious $1 hot dogs, thanks to Berks Packing and Stroehmann’s. Also, every Sunday, the R-Phils will give-away two flat screen televisions and three bicycles to lucky fans, as part of Flat Screens and Bicycles, thanks to Red Robin/Maidencreek TV & Appliance. Every fan that enters the ballpark on Sundays will receive a free entry form, and during the game Flat Screens and Bicycles will be given away to fans. After the game, fans can Run the Bases, thanks to 69 News Berks Edition.

On Monday, the R-Phils and Thunder will play the finale of their four-game series, with first-pitch set for 12:05 p.m. VIST Financial Plaza gates will open at 11:00 a.m. and the game will serve as a “Camp Kids 12:05 Day Game,” thanks to Reading Commercial Carpets. Monday’s game also features “Splash Zone” Hose Down Seating, which will take place in the left field grandstand. Fans in that area will be cooled down while watching the game on Monday. In addition, Monday is also Fire Safety Day at FirstEnergy Stadium, thanks to the Reading Fire Department.

Single-game tickets for this game, as well as all remaining home games of the 2011 season are available now and fans can purchase tickets by visiting, by calling 610-370-BALL, or by stopping by the brand-new ticket office located at FirstEnergy Stadium. Fans can also add the all-you-can eat Deck Buffet wristband to any order for only $12. Get your R-Phils “Pick 3 Plan” now, and get as many tickets as you want for all Baseballtown All Star Classic Events before they go on sale to anyone else.

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