Augusta, GA- The Augusta GreenJackets broke ground for their new stadium on Thursday, May 25 with plans to have it open for the start of the 2018 season. The San Francisco Giants have officially announced that the GreenJackets will occupy the third base dugout for games at the new stadium.
This will be in contrast to the current situation at Lake Olmstead Stadium where the GreenJackets use the dugout on the first base side where they have convenient access to the bigger locker room and are on the same side as the batting cage and weight room.
With the design of the new stadium, both locker rooms will be in left field in the Clubhouse Building. In addition to the locker rooms, the workout facilities that will be used by the players will be in the same area. This will give the GreenJackets the shorter walk to and from their dugout on game days.
The New Ballpark at Riverside Village is underway and deposits are now being accepted for Full Season Seats for the 2018 season. To learn more visit www.greenjackets2018.com and place your deposit to today. Leaving the Lake, Ruling the River.
The GreenJackets host a short 3-game series starting tonight to kick off Father's Day Weekend at the Lake with the Asheville Tourists. Tonight is the annual Shepeard Community Blood Center Night, $1 Coca Cola Fountain Soda's, Ladies Night and Kids Run the Bases. Saturday it's a special Fireworks Extravaganza, One Hit Wonder Night and Kids Run the Base. Sunday celebrate Father's Day with the GreenJackets, first 750 fans get a Cintas Golf Towel, Kids 12 and under get in for FREE, Bark in the Park presented by Garden City Pet, Pre-game Catch on the Field and Kids run the Bases. Tickets start as low as $8 to order visit www.greenjacketsbaseball.com/ticket or all the GreenJackets Front Office at (706) 922-WINS (9467).
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