Cougars Homestand Preview: July 12-17

Peanut Free Night, Hacksaw Jim Duggan Appearance and Cousin Eddie Bobblehead Giveaway

By Jacquie Boatman / Kane County Cougars | July 11, 2017 5:30 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, begin a six-game homestand on Wednesday evening when they host the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays affiliate) and the Dayton Dragons (Cincinnati Reds affiliate) for three games each. Homestand highlights include Peanut Free Night, special appearance by Hacksaw Jim Duggan for Professional Wrestling Night, Christmas Vacation bobblehead giveaway and a pre-game concert from Heartache Tonight.

Tickets are available for each game during the upcoming homestand by calling 630-232-8811 or by ordering online at www.kccougars.com.

 

Wednesday, July 12 vs. Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays) - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Peanut Free Night - no peanuts or peanut-related products will be sold to allow fans with peanut allergies the opportunity to safely attend a game
  • Half-Price Hump Day, presented by GFS Stores - half-price deals on reserved and lawn tickets plus select concessions & souvenirs
  • All Faiths Night
  • Seniors Half-Price Tickets - Seniors (age 65 and older) can purchase half-price box, reserved or lawn tickets
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with a Cougars player
  • Run the bases (weather permitting).

 

Thursday, July 13 vs. Bowling Green Hot Rods- 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:15 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Professional Wrestling Night - special appearance from Hacksaw Jim Duggan
  • Thirsty Thursday, presented by Miller Lite - $1 select beers, sodas and hot dogs
  • Post-game fireworks, presented by Miller Lite - set to an 80's playlist
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with a Cougars player
  • Run the bases (weather permitting)

 

Friday, July 14 vs. Bowling Green Hot Rods - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Christmas in July Night, presented by All Dressed Up Costumes
  • Cousin Eddie Bobblehead giveaway - first 1,500 fans in attendance
  • Scout Night - pre-game parade around the field for all Scouts in attendance
  • Post-game performance from the South Shore Drill Team
  • Post-game fireworks - set to a golden oldies playlist
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with a Cougars player
  • Run the bases (weather permitting).

 

Saturday, July 15 vs. Dayton Dragons (Cincinnati Reds) - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 4:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Pre-game concert in the Acres Music Garden with Heartache Tonight beginning at 4:45 PM
  • In-game entertainment from BirdZerk!
  • Post-game fireworks, presented by Melrose Pyrotechnics - set to a classic rock playlist
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with a Cougars player
  • Run the bases (weather permitting)

 

 

Sunday, July 16 vs. Dayton Dragons - 1:00 PM (Gates open at Noon) - WBIG 1280 AM (12:45 PM)

  • National Ice Cream Day - voucher giveaway for a free Oberweis ice cream tube to be redeemed during the game, courtesy of Oberweis Dairy
  • Sunday Funday, presented by Dave & Busters - half-price wristbands in the KidZone play area
  • Kids Eat Free - Kids age 3-10 receive a voucher at the gate for a free hot dog and small soda
  • Pre-game autographs on the field with the Cougars
  • Petting zoo and pony rides, courtesy of Friendly Farms, Ltd. behind the KidZone play area
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with Ozzie and Annie T. Cougar
  • Run the bases (weather permitting)

 

Monday, July 17 vs. Dayton Dragons - Noon (Gates open at 11 AM) - WBIG 1280 AM (11:45 AM)

  • Day Camp Day
  • $5 Monday, presented by Meijer - $5 reserved and lawn seat tickets
  • Micro Monday - 50% off craft and premium beers
  • Seniors Eat Free - Seniors (age 65 and older) receive a voucher at the gate for a free hot dog and small soda
  • Pre-game parade on the field for day campers in attendance
  • Pre-game autographs on the field with the Cougars
  • Run the bases (weather permitting)

 

Peanut Free Night: Peanut Free Night on Wednesday, July 12 allows fans with a peanut allergy the opportunity to safely attend a baseball game. Due to the circumstances, the following items will not be available for purchase: Dippin' Dots, ice cream, Cracker Jacks, candy including Skittles and M&M's as well as Oreo Churros.

Professional Wrestling Night: HOOOOO! Hacksaw Jim Duggan will be our special guest for Professional Wrestling Night on Thursday, July 13. The WWE Hall of Famer will be available for two autograph sessions on the center field deck beginning from 5:15 until 6 PM. He will return to the deck for a second autograph session from 6:40 PM until sunset. There is a $5 charge per autograph (cash only) with a limit of two autographs per person. Fans must provide their own items to be autographed and no posed photos will be allowed, but selfies are ok.

Cousin Eddie Bobblehead Giveaway:  The first 1,500 fans in attendance on July 14 will receive a Kane County Cougars Cousin Eddie bobblehead. There will be one line located at Gate 3 ONLY. The first 1,500 fans with a valid game ticket (including suites) will receive a voucher at the gate. ONE VOUCHER PER PERSON. Vouchers can be exchanged for a Cousin Eddie bobblehead on the center field deck from the top of the 5th inning until the top of the 9th.

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