LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - The Gwinnett Braves return to Coolray Field for a three-game homestand from Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14. The G-Braves will host the Louisville Bats (Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) for the first time this season.
The homestand begins on August 12 with FOX 5 Friday Night Fireworks. On August 13, the first 2,500 fans through the gates will receive a John Schuerholz Bobblehead (presented by Coolray Heating and Cooling), and following the game will be a concert by the band OBB capping "Faith and Family Night." The series concludes on August 14 with "Sunday Funday," sponsored by Georgia United Credit Union.
Here's a full look at the homestand:
Friday, August 12
Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 p.m.
Game Sponsor: 12Stone Church
National Anthem performed by: Nealy Webster
God Bless America performed by: 12Stone Church
- FOX 5 Friday Night Fireworks - Stick around after the game for a spectacular fireworks display, presented by FOX 5 Atlanta.
- Game-Worn Jersey Sale - Before the game G-Braves' signed game-worn jerseys from Jackie Robinson Night (April 15) will be available for purchase on the concourse.
Saturday, August 13
Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 6:05 p.m.
Game Sponsor: Coolray Heating & Cooling
National Anthem performed by: Duluth High School Band
- John Schuerholz Bobblehead - The first 2,500 fans will receive a bobblehead of Atlanta Braves' Vice Chairman John Schuerholz, presented by Coolray Heating & Cooling. The Braves former general manager will throw out the first pitch before the game.
- Military Appreciation Night - Members of the Georgia Army National Guard, a co-presenting sponsor of the night, will be on hand with information about how to "get in the game" with the organization.
- OBB Concert - Following the game, Christian pop rock band OBB will perform a concert on the field, capping "Faith and Family Night."
Sunday, August 14
Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 2:05 p.m.
National Anthem performed by: Abigail Smith
- Sunday Funday - Fans are invited to play catch on the field before the game from 1:10-1:30 p.m. and kids (ages 12 and under) are welcome to run the bases following the game as part of "Sunday Funday" presented by Georgia United Credit Union.
Tickets for all Gwinnett Braves home games are on sale now at the Coolray Field Ticket Office. Call (678) 277-0340 or visit GwinnettBraves.com for more information.
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