GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have announced that legendary Chicago White Sox broadcaster, Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, will headline the "Out to the Ballgame III" event on Thursday, June 15 at Northwestern Medicine Field. Harrelson, along with Cougars owner Dr. Bob Froehlich, will speak to attendees.
For $75, guests will be guaranteed a Hawk Harrelson bobblehead, courtesy of Melrose Pyrotechnics, a speakers' program featuring Dr. Bob Froehlich and Harrelson, followed by a question-and-answer segment, buffet dinner and Super Suite ticket for the Cougars game. Tickets are available for purchase by calling the Cougars front office at 630-232-8811 or by ordering online at kccougars.com. Seating is limited.
The event, held in the Super Suite, located in the upper deck of Northwestern Medicine Field, will begin at 4 p.m. when doors open. The speakers' program kicks off at 4:30 p.m. with Dr. Bob Froehlich, followed by Hawk Harrelson, one of the most recognizable individuals among Chicago sports fans. A question-and-answer session will take place following the speakers' program while guests can enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet with hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, chicken, fruit and potato salad plus soda and water. A cash bar will be available as well.
Following the event, the Cougars will take the field to face the Peoria Chiefs at 6:30 p.m. After the game, fans will be treated to a fireworks show set to classic rock music and run the bases (weather permitting).
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About the Kane County Cougars
The Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have been at the forefront of family-friendly entertainment since 1991. In 2015, the franchise became the first Class-A team in Minor League Baseball history to welcome 11 million fans through the gates. A total of 153 former Cougars have reached the Major Leagues including Miguel Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Kyle Schwarber.
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