Homestand Highlights: July 14-17

Hank Aaron bobblehead, fireworks, Diamond Dig highlight homestand

By Gwinnett Braves | July 13, 2016 10:02 AM

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - The Gwinnett Braves return home for a four-game homestand from Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17. The G-Braves will host the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees) for the first time this season.

The homestand is highlighted on Friday, July 15 with a Ron Gant poster giveaway and a fireworks spectacular, both presented by FOX 5 Atlanta. On Saturday, July 16, fans will receive a Hank Aaron bobblehead giveaway presented by Coolray Heating and Cooling and following the game on Saturday night will be the Georgia 811 Diamond Dig.

The homestand finale is on Sunday, July 17, and is Military Appreciation Day presented by the Georgia National Guard. Also on Sunday it's Christmas in July, as Coolray Field will be decorated in Christmas spirit and following the game, BlueRidge Helicopters will present a Candy Drop for kids 12-and-under.

Here's a full look at the homestand:

Thursday, July 14

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (New York Yankees) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 p.m.

National Anthem performed by: Setena Nutter

Features:

  • Triple Play Thursday - Fans can purchase four (4) infield box tickets, four (4) hot dogs and four (4) sodas for $40, either online or at the Coolray Field Ticket Office, courtesy of Coolray Heating and Cooling.

Friday, July 15

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (New York Yankees) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 p.m.

Game Sponsor: RaceTrac

National Anthem performed by: Bethlehem 1st United Methodist Church

Features:

  • Ron Gant Poster Giveaway - The first 2,500 fans will receive a poster of Ron Gant, presented by FOX 5 Atlanta. The former Atlanta Braves' outfielder will be on the concourse to sign autographs during the game.
  • FOX 5 Friday Night Fireworks - Stick around after the game for a spectacular fireworks display, presented by FOX 5 Atlanta.

Saturday, July 16

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (New York Yankees) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 p.m.

Game Sponsor: Georgia 811

National Anthem performed by: South Forsyth Middle School

Features:

  • Hank Aaron Bobblehead - The first 2,500 fans will receive a Hank Aaron Bobblehead, presented by Coolray Heating and Cooling.
  • Georgia 811 Diamond Dig - Following the game, 100 fans will have the opportunity to "dig" for 10 assorted pieces of jewelry on the Coolray Field infield, courtesy of Frederick's Jewelers.

Sunday, July 17

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (New York Yankees) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 2:05 p.m.

Military Appreciation Day presented by Georgia National Guard

Features:

  • 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.
  • Christmas in July - The Coolray Field concourse will be decorated with Christmas decorations and Santa Claus will be in attendance to greet fans and take pictures.
  • Candy Drop - After kids run the bases, there will be a Candy Drop with a helicopter presented by BlueRidge Helicopters dropping candy onto the field for kids 12-and-under to run out and scoop up.

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.

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

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