"House Of Roosevelt", Military Appreciation Nights Ignite Big Week In Frisco

Riders aim for new world record in flossing Saturday

By Frisco RoughRiders | May 14, 2019 3:57 PM

FRISCO, Texas (May 14, 2019) - The Frisco RoughRiders return home Thursday, May 16 through Wednesday, May 22 for another exciting week of baseball, entertainment and family fun.


After the seven-day stretch gets going with Teacher Appreciation Night during another Deep Ellum Brewing Party @ The Yard on Thursday, the Riders bring "Game of Thrones" to Dr Pepper Ballpark with "House of Roosevelt Night" on Friday, May 17. The evening includes a Teddy Riding A Dragon bobblehead giveaway for the first 1,500 fans and is capped by the latest edition of Fireworks Friday.


Saturday, the Riders salute those who have served with the club's annual Military Appreciation Night. As part of the night, the Riders will be collecting donated items to send to those who are currently serving our country.


Plus, all fans in attendance Saturday will be invited to be a part of history and join the RoughRiders and Texas Dental after the game as they attempt to break the World Record for most people flossing simultaneously. Immediately after, we'll celebrate with more postgame fireworks as part of Sky-Lit Saturday, presented by Lexus.


The seven-game stretch at home also includes the season's second Bark in the Park, presented by Legacy Veterinary Hospital on Sunday, May 19 and will partner with the SPCA of Texas to host a pet adoption event during the game. A full rundown of the homestand is listed below.


Thursday, May 16 vs. Amarillo - 7:05 p.m.
* Teacher Appreciation Night

* Deep Ellum Brewing Party @ The Yard: Be part of the BIGGEST party in North Texas, which includes $1 beers, a live DJ and a great social scene. Tickets start at just $10 and fans can upgrade their party by taking it to the lazy river for just $25 (fans 21 & older only).

* Thirsty Thursday: Quench your thirst with $1 domestic draft beers, $2 craft and imports, and $1 Dr Pepper products from 6-8 p.m.

* Kids run the bases after the game


Friday, May 17 vs. Amarillo - 7:05 p.m.

* "House of Roosevelt" Night: The Riders pay homage to the hit show "Game Of Thrones" throughout the night, and the first 1,500 fans receive a Teddy Riding A Dragon bobblehead.

* Fireworks Friday, presented by Cinemark: Watch fireworks from the field after the game


Saturday, May 18 vs. Amarillo - 7:05 p.m.

* Military Appreciation Night

* World Record Attempt: The Riders and Texas Dental invite all fans to join in as we attempt to set a new World Record for most people flossing simultaneously.

* Sky-Lit Saturday, presented by Lexus: Watch fireworks from the field after the game


Sunday, May 19 vs. Amarillo - 4:05 p.m.

* Bark in the Park, presented by Legacy Veterinary Hospital: Bring your pup to the game for an afternoon in the ballpark. For those looking to bring a new pet into their home, the SPCA of Texas will be on hand hosting a pet adoption event.

* Kids Sunday Funday: Play catch on the field from 3:00-3:30 and enjoy our new Kids Zone throughout the game. Riders Kids Club members get a free ticket to all Sunday home games.

* Kids run the bases after the game


Monday, May 20 vs. Midland - 7:05 p.m.
* Margarita Monday: Treat yourself to half-price margaritas through the end of the seventh inning.


Tuesday, May 21 vs. Midland - 11:05 a.m.
* Education Day: Students from around DFW are invited to the ballpark for a day of learning and baseball.

* Half Off For Hunger: Fans who bring canned food items to donate will receive half off select seats.


Wednesday, May 22 vs. Midland - 11:05 a.m.
* Education Day: Students from around DFW are invited to the ballpark for a day of learning and baseball.

* Texas Chili Company Weiner Wednesday, presented by Aaron's Furniture: Hot dogs are just $1 all game.


Single-game tickets, season ticket memberships and group hospitality packages are all on-sale for the remainder of the 2019 season, which runs through August 25. For more information about the 2019 season, visit RidersBaseball.com or call (972) 731-9200.


About the RoughRiders

The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The team was founded in 2003 and has finished first among all Double-A franchises in attendance in each of the last 14 seasons (2005-2018). In August 2014, the RoughRiders were purchased by an ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg. Since then, the new ownership group, together with the City of Frisco, has spearheaded numerous major franchise enhancements, investing over $8 million in a wide array of facility upgrades and improvements, including a state-of-the-art HD video board, sound system, Bull Moose Saloon, InTouch Grille, Riders Outpost Team Store and the world's largest water feature in a sports facility, the massive Choctaw Lazy River. These enhancements earned the Riders and the City of Frisco Ballpark Digest's prestigious "Best Ballpark Renovation" award for xtwo consecutive years (2015 and 2016). More than 150 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball, including All-Stars Chris Davis, Adrian Gonzalez, Ian Kinsler and Neftali Feliz, as well as current Rangers stars Elvis Andrus, Joey Gallo, Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Rougned Odor. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact Ryan Rouillard at RRouillard@RidersBaseball.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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