LAS VEGAS: The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, announced today that individual game tickets for the 2013 season will go on sale on Friday, March 15 at Noon at the Cashman Field box office. The box office is open Monday-Friday from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith's Food & Drug.
The individual game tickets for the 72-game home season are priced at $10.00 (reserved, $11.00-Day of Game), $13.00 (plaza, $14.00-Day of Game) and $14 (field, $15.00-Day of Game). The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza and reserved seats throughout the season except for the "Fireworks Extravaganza" on Wednesday, July 3 (ALL SEATS ARE PRICED AT $15.00 FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT).
The 51s have an exciting list of promotions for the 2013 season. The traditional fireworks shows, Budweiser Dollar Beer Nights, 51s & Mets giveaway items and Kids Carnival will highlight the promotion dates. "Value Menu Monday" will return for the fifth season with hot dogs, popcorn, peanuts, cracker jacks and pretzels all priced at $1.00 per item!
The 51s and Mets giveaway items include: 51s Fleece Blanket Night, sponsored by Nevada Donor Network (April 13); 51s Alien Hat Night (April 19); 51s T-Shirt Night (April 26 & August 23); Mets Style Jersey Night (April 27); 51s Bat Bag Night (May 11); 51s Jersey Night, sponsored by U.S.O./Military Appreciation Night (May 24); 51s Sunglasses Night (May 25); 51s Folding Chair Night (July 13); Mets Cap Night (July 26); Susan G. Komen Jersey Night (July 27); Cosmo Piggy Bank Night (August 10); 51s Back Pack Night (August 24) and 51s Jersey Night (Fan Appreciation Night, August 31).
The 51s, under manager Wally Backman, will open their 31st season in the Silver State on Thursday, April 4 against division-rival, the Sacramento River Cats, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A's, at Sacramento, Calif. Las Vegas' home opener is Friday, April 12 against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, at 7:05 p.m. at Cashman Field.
Season tickets and mini-plan packages (10 & 10-Games You Pick'em, 20, 33-game plans) are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 798-7825.
For the complete list of the 2013 promotions schedule, go to www.LV51.com.
Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the "Team Shop" section of the website.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.