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David Peterson Dazzles in Major League Debut

2018 hurler becomes ninth former player to get call to the show
July 29, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Former Fireflies pitcher David Peterson tossed his first big league start Tuesday, earning a win in 5.2 innings of work, while allowing just two runs and fanning a trio of Red Sox batters. He is the ninth former-Fireflies player to make his Major League debut. The lefty

Blake Taylor Debuts in Houston Astros Opener

2017 pitcher becomes eighth former Firefly to appear in MLB game
July 25, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Former Fireflies pitcher Blake Taylor made his Major League debut last night. The Houston Astro came on in relief in the eighth inning against the Mariners. The lefty retired the side in order, forcing a flyout and a pair of groundouts. He is the eighth former Fireflies

Andres Gimenez Called-Up To The Show

2017 shortstop becomes seventh former Firefly to make MLB debut
July 25, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Former Fireflies infielder Andrés Giménez made his Major League debut last night. The New York Met entered the game in the eighth inning as a defensive substitution at second base for Robinson Canó. He is the seventh former Fireflies player to play in the big leagues. The

Fireflies Launch "We Are Fireflies" Jersey Campaign

Fans can support the team and see their name on a Fireflies jersey in April 2021
July 17, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies today announced the launch of the “We Are Fireflies” jersey campaign. Fans, season ticket and suite members, partners and Fireflies supporters across the Midlands and the country can have their names on a jersey that the Fireflies will wear on the first Saturday home

Columbia Fireflies Lose 2020 Baseball Season

Fireflies 5th season delayed until 2021 as MLB decides to not provide players for MiLB teams
June 30, 2020

Columbia, S.C. –Minor League Baseball (MiLB) today announced that there would not be a 2020 season. This announcement affects the Columbia Fireflies and 159 affiliated MiLB teams across the US and Canada. According to the statement issued by MiLB, “Major League Baseball (MLB) has informed Minor League Baseball that it

Five Former Fireflies Land in Mets Player Pool

Expanded rosters give young players chance to break into bigs
June 29, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Last night, the New York Mets announced their player pool, putting 45 players on the list. While the Mets opted to go for a veteran-laden roster, they added five former Fireflies players to the roster. There are players represented from each of the first three Fireflies seasons

Throwback Columbia Shirsey Pre-Sale to Benefit Columbia Urban League

Shirt Design Commemorates Centennial Anniversary of the Negro Leagues & Honors Larry Doby
June 12, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Negro Leagues, the Columbia Fireflies today announced the pre-sale of a throwback-style “shirsey.” The shirts say “Columbia” and are designed in the style of the Newark Eagles uniforms the Fireflies would have worn on-field during their Negro League Celebration weekend

Fireflies Now Selling Mystery Boxes

Boxes filled with surprise Fireflies merchandise, giveaways and the potential to receive an autographed baseball
June 10, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies today announced the launch of a new Mystery Box program available exclusively online on the Mason Jar Team Store. Each box will contain a mixture of merchandise items and past giveaway items with a minimum retail value of over $60. Fans can choose a

Fireflies T-Shirts Result in Donation for "Peace of Mind"

Fireflies raise over $2,300 for local charity from "Wash Your Wings" campaign
May 5, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies raised over $2,300 to support “Peace of Mind,” a program that provides free hotel rooms to Columbia’s first responders, medical professionals and front-line city staff who work in challenging environments that might allow for overexposure to the Coronavirus. The Fireflies were able to raise

Columbia Fireflies Join Minor League Baseball's CommUNITY First Campaign

National initiative will raise funds for Feeding America in response to global pandemic
April 28, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies today announced they are joining MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed by Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) in conjunction with Feeding America®, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the front lines of the COVID-19

Clemson and College of Charleston Clash at Segra Park

College Series Continues at Segra Park March 31; Tickets on Sale March 2
February 27, 2020

Columbia, S.C. - Tickets for the Clemson University vs College of Charleston baseball game at Segra Park March 31 at 7pm will go on sale March 2 at 10am. Gates will open at 6pm for the Tuesday night game.Fans can purchase tickets to the game for the following prices:

Fireflies Release Additions to Promotional Schedule

New Promotions Have Been Added to the 2020 Schedule
February 21, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C.- Last week, the Columbia Fireflies released their full promotional schedule for 2020. Below fans can find the date by date promotional calendar featuring some new additions to the schedule. The 2020 season now includes 10 giveaways, 21 firework nights and 12 Budweiser Thirsty ThursdaysTM. Every Thursday will also

Fireflies Seek 2020 National Anthem Performers

Fireflies to Host Three National Anthem Audition Dates in March
February 18, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C.- The Columbia Fireflies today announced that they will be hosting auditions in search for National Anthem singers to perform during the 2020 season. The Fireflies are seeking soloists and groups of all ages to perform the National Anthem for Fireflies regular season home games. Auditions will take place

Fireflies 2020 Single Game Tickets on Sale February 20

Tickets for All 70 Fireflies Home Games to Go on Sale Thursday at 10am
February 17, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C.- Single game tickets for the 2020 Columbia Fireflies season will go on sale Thursday, February 20 at 10:00am. Tickets can be purchased online at FirefliesTickets.com, at the Fireflies box office at Segra Park or over the phone at 803-726-HITS. Tickets for Fireflies games start as low as $5.To

Fireflies Announce Full 2020 Promotional Schedule

New Theme Nights and Giveaways Anchor 2020 Promotional Calendar
February 13, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C.- The Columbia Fireflies today released the full promotional schedule for their 2020 season. The Fireflies open at Segra Park on Thursday, April 9th at 7:05 p.m. against the Augusta GreenJackets (San Francisco Giants). Opening Night this season is a Budweiser Thirsty Thursday™ featuring half priced draft beer and

Fireflies Now Accepting Nominations for Fourth Annual Military Hero Card Set

Tradition of Honoring Local Heroes continues with help from AllSouth Federal Credit Union
January 30, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C.- The Columbia Fireflies are seeking nominations for local military personnel, including those actively deployed, reservists and veterans, to be featured in their fourth annual Military Hero Baseball Card Set Giveaway presented by AllSouth Federal Credit Union. The card sets will be given away at a Fireflies game on

Mason to Play Cupid This Valentine's Day

Purchase a Valentine and Surprise a Loved One with Sweet Treats and Tickets to Opening Night
January 22, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C.- This Valentine's Day, Mason is looking to help spread some love across the Midlands! Mason's 2020 Valentine's Day Package has some sweet perks for that special someone, including two tickets to Opening Night on Thursday, April 9 at 7:05pm.

Battle at BullStreet Ticket Information Released

Tickets for the Clemson vs. South Carolina Game Set to go on Sale January 27 at 10am
January 17, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Columbia Fireflies, Experience Columbia SC Sports, the University of South Carolina Athletics Department and the Clemson University Athletics Department today announced ticketing details for the Battle at BullStreet. South Carolina Baseball is set to face off against Clemson Baseball at Segra Park on Saturday, February 29.

Fireflies Launch New and Improved Kids Club

The Fireflies Kids Club Now Includes a Kid's Season Ticket to Every Fireflies Home Game
January 13, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C.- The Columbia Fireflies and Mason today announced details about the brand-new version of the Fireflies Kids Club. Both membership options, Navy & Neon, have been revamped to include new benefits and more features at an amazing value. The Fireflies Kids Club is open to all children ages 12

Entirely New Coaching Staff to Lead Fireflies in 2020

Mets Announce 2020 Fireflies Coaching Staff
January 8, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Columbia Fireflies and the New York Mets today announced the 2020 Fireflies coaching staff. This season brings an entirely new coaching staff to Columbia. Reid Brignac joins the team, taking over as Manager in his first coaching role after retiring from professional baseball in 2018. This

Battle at BullStreet Coming to Segra Park on February 29

Gamecocks and Tigers to play at the home of the Columbia Fireflies
December 16, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Ticket information for the South Carolina vs. Clemson game at Segra Park in Columbia, S.C. on February 29 will be announced jointly by the Columbia Fireflies, Clemson and South Carolina at a press event in January. First pitch for the Saturday contest will be at 3 p.m.

Fireflies to Host Job Fair January 11

Fireflies Looking to Hire Seasonal Game Day Positions for the 2020 Season
December 13, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Columbia Fireflies today announced they will be hosting a job fair to hire for 2020 seasonal positions. All positions will be game day positions. The job fair will take place at Segra Park on Saturday, January 11 beginning at 10am and running until 12:30pm.  

Fireflies Release Twelve Days of Christmas Schedule

Fans who purchase a new ticket membership during the twelve days will earn an exclusive Fireflies experience
November 25, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Columbia Fireflies today released the details of their Twelve Days of Christmas holiday ticket plans. With the purchase of any new ticket membership over the course of the twelve days, fans will earn an exclusive Fireflies experience redeemable during the 2020 season. Each of the twelve

Chicharrones de Columbia to Return in 2020

The Fireflies will play as Chicharrones for two series as part of Copa de la Diversión
November 14, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Columbia Fireflies today announced the return of their Copa de la Diversión alternate identity, Los Chicharrones de Columbia for 2020. The team will rebrand and become Chicharrones for two weekend series in 2020 in recognition and celebration of Columbia's continuously growing Latinx community. This is the

Fireflies Announce 2020 Game Times and Promotional Highlights

Fireflies 2020 Home Schedule Features 5 Giveaways and 20 Fireworks Shows
November 8, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Columbia Fireflies today announced game times, fireworks nights and highlights of the initial promotional calendar for the 2020 season. Opening Night at Segra Park will be on Thursday, April 9th at 7:05pm against the Augusta GreenJackets (San Francisco Giants). Opening Night will be a Budweiser Thirsty