AUGUSTA, GA - The Augusta GreenJackets, Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are excited to unveil the Lake Olmstead Stadium Celebration Logo in honor of the 29th season of baseball being played on Milledge Road. The GreenJackets worked with Hartwell Studio Works for this logo.
Fans will see this logo utilized throughout the ballpark, in the Hive Pro Shop as the theme for the 2017 season.
Throughout the 2017 season the GreenJackets will be honoring the great history of baseball played here in Augusta through special tribute weekends including Augusta Pirates/80's Weekend, 90's Throwback Weekend the Annual GreenJackets Hall of Fame Induction. Whether it be Heaton Field or Lake Olmstead Stadium the CSRA has seen some great talent play here including Moises Alou, Tim Wakefield, Jon Lester, Pablo Sandoval and Madison Bumgarner to name a few.
"There is such a strong history of baseball in the CSRA and we are excited to celebrate that in 2017," stated General Manager Tom Denlinger. "We look forward to celebrating with the CSRA all season long."
As the GreenJackets enter the final season at Lake Olmstead Stadium fans will notice a special tag line to tie in with this Celebration Season - Leaving the Lake, Ruling the River. As we capture the excitement of our past and look to our future now is a great time to be a GreenJackets Fan!
This has been an exciting week as the GreenJackets have released the entire 2017 Promotions Schedule jam packed with 70 promotions in 70 Nights. Opening Night tickets for the last Opening Night at Lake Olmstead Stadium go on-sale tomorrow at 10am.
Following Announcements to be made throughout the week of March 13th-17th:
Monday, March 13th- 4th Annual BuzzFest Details
Tuesday, March 14th- Daily Promotions for 2017
Wednesday, March 15th- Fireworks Schedule for 2017
Thursday, March 16th- Themes, Community Events, Giveaways and Full Schedule for 2017
- Friday, March 17th- Special Announcement about 29th and Final Season at Lake Olmstead Stadium
The 4th Annual BuzzFest Party at the Lake is slated for Saturday, March 18th. Join us at 9am for the Inaugural BuzzFest Shamrock 5k/1 mile Fun Run presented by Fleet Feet Sports (Registration is FREE). At 10am the fun kicks off with the last Opening Night at the Lake tickets on-sale, Yard Sale, Touch-a-Truck, food sampling and more!
The GreenJackets start the 29th consecutive season of professional baseball in Augusta on Thursday, April 13th against the Columbia Fireflies (NY Mets). All GreenJackets Ticket Plans including Full, Half, and Weekend and the all-new 6-Game Flex Plans are on sale now for the 2017 season. To guarantee your seats, order your 2017 Ticket Packages today by reaching out to the GreenJackets Front Office at (706) 922-WINS (9467). To stay up to date during the off season, sign up for the 'Jackets Buzz e-newsletter by visiting www.GreenJacketsBaseball.com/thebuzz/
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