Express Giveaways Highlighted by Nolan Ryan, Andy Roddick Bobbleheads

February 20, 2018 10:47 AM ET

ROUND ROCK, Texas - Fans will receive a fair share of swag at Dell Diamond in 2018. The Round Rock Express announced their giveaway lineup Tuesday, featuring nearly a dozen items, including bobbleheads, backpack and much more.

The giveaways begin Opening Weekend as the first 3,000 fans through the gates on Saturday, April 7 will receive an Express cap, presented by the Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships.

After the success of the replica round rock and Round Rock Water Tower giveaways each of the past two seasons, the team will once again honor its namesake with a replica Nolan Ryan statue giveaway to the first 2,500 fans on Saturday, April 21, thanks to Dell. The iconic statue, one of just two produced, was moved from Ryan's hometown of Alvin, Texas, to the Home Plate Gate at Dell Diamond in 2017.

Thanks to our friends at D&L Printing, the first 5,000 fans to attend the Express vs. Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) battle on Saturday, May 5 will receive a 2018 team photo. Members of the squad will also be available for autographs prior to the 6:05 p.m. first pitch.

As part of Round Rock's participation in Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversion campaign, the Express will be giving away branded t-shirts for the first 1,000 fans through the gates on Thursday, May 10, thanks to RockSports. Round Rock's unique name and brand for the campaign will be announced in a nationwide reveal by Minor League Baseball on Tuesday, March 20. Copa de la Diversión is a season-long series designed by MiLB to embrace the cultures and values that resonate with local Hispanic/Latino communities.

The 19th annual Nolan Ryan bobblehead giveaway, presented by Whataburger, is set for Saturday, June 2 as the E-Train hosts archrival Nashville Sounds (Oakland Athletics affiliate). This year's bobblehead depicts Beefmaster Cattleman Nolan Ryan at home on his ranch and will be distributed to the first 2,500 fans.

Saturday, June 30 features a 2018 Round Rock Express baseball card set giveaway for the first 3,000 fans. Up next on Sunday, July 15, the first 1,500 kids through the gates at Dell Diamond will receive a lunch bag, presented by H-E-B.

The Express will honor 2018 Express Hall of Fame inductee Brooks Conrad on Saturday, July 28 with a replica plaque giveaway for the first 2,500 fans, thanks to our friends at St. David's Round Rock Medical Center. Conrad will be inducted into the Express Hall of Fame prior to the game against the Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate).

Kids can gear up to go back to school on Sunday, August 12 with a backpack giveaway for the first 1,500 kids through the gates, presented by A+ Federal Credit Union. On Friday, August 24, Budweiser presents a 2019 schedule magnet giveaway in advance of Round Rock's 20th anniversary season.

Finally, Andy Roddick joins our Texas Legends Bobblehead Series on Saturday, August 25. Thanks to the Sanders Family, the first 2,500 fans will receive a bobblehead of the iconic Austin tennis star. Roddick joins fellow Texans Willie Nelson, George Strait and Earl Campbell in the series.

The full list of 2018 giveaways is below:


Game Time



April 7

6:05 p.m.

Memphis Redbirds

Express Caps (first 3,000 fans)

presented by Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships

April 21

7:05 p.m.

Colorado Springs Sky Sox

Replica Nolan Ryan Statue (first 2,500 fans)

presented by Dell

May 5

6:05 p.m.

Iowa Cubs

Team Photo (first 5,000 fans)

presented by D&L Printing

May 10

7:05 p.m.

New Orleans Baby Cakes

Copa de la Diversion T-Shirt (first 1,000 fans)

presented by RockSports

June 2

7:05 p.m.

Nashville Sounds

Nolan Ryan Bobblehead (first 2,500 fans)

presented by Whataburger

June 30

7:05 p.m.

Colorado Springs Sky Sox

Baseball Cards (first 2,500 fans)

July 15

6:05 p.m.

Oklahoma City Dodgers

Kids Lunch Bag (first 1,500 kids)

presented by H-E-B

July 28

7:05 p.m.

Reno Aces

Brooks Conrad Replica Hall of Fame Plaque (first 2,500 fans)

presented by St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

August 12

6:05 p.m.

Omaha Storm Chasers

Kids Backpack (first 1,500 fans)

presented by A+ Federal Credit Union

August 24

7:05 p.m.

New Orleans Baby Cakes

2019 Express Magnet Schedule (first 5,000 fans)

presented by Budweiser

August 25

7:05 p.m.

New Orleans Baby Cakes

Andy Roddick Texas Legends Bobblehead (first 2,500 fans)

presented by the Sanders Family


The Express open the 2018 season on Thursday, April 5 with a five-game series against the Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals affiliate) at Dell Diamond. Season memberships and flex plan ticket packages are on sale now. Opening Day tickets go on sale Monday, February 27 with single game tickets on sale March 1.

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