SALISBURY, Md. -- The Delmarva Shorebirds, Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, will be auctioning off the Orange Friday Jerseys that the team has worn every Friday home game during the 2017 season on Friday, September 1st during the game against the West Virginia Power.
The Shorebirds brought Orange Friday back after implementing it during the 2016 season. The jerseys that the team has worn every Friday home game during the 2017 season are orange with white vertical pin stripes, along with the alternate Orange Friday logo with the full Shorebird above the word "Delmarva."
The auction will be on the second level concourse and will last until the first pitch of the sixth inning, when it will turn into a live auction.
A portion of the proceeds from that night's Orange Friday Jersey auction along with Launch a Ball sales on Saturday, September 2nd will go to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey through Minor League Baseball Charities.
First pitch against the West Virginia Power is scheduled for 7:05 PM on Friday, September 1st with gates set to open at 6:00 PM.
The Delmarva Shorebirds are the Class "A" Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. The Shorebirds are owned by
7th Inning Stretch, LLC, the same company that owns the Stockton Ports of the California League and the Everett AquaSox of the Northwest League.
The Shorebirds celebrated their 20th season in 2015, and have entertained over five million fans since beginning play at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Md. in 1996. The team has captured South Atlantic League titles in 1997 and 2000 while successfully hosting the South Atlantic League All-Star Game in 1999 and 2011.
For more information on the Shorebirds, call 410-219-3112 or visit theshorebirds.com.
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