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Pre-Game Ceremonies

Before every game gets underway, the Crawdads get things started with pre-game ceremonies.

First Swing

A lucky kid is selected before the game to take the ceremonial first swing by hitting a ball of the tee to Conrad!

Compleat Kidz First Pitches

Each game gets started with ceremonial first pitches!

Play Ball Kid

Following the National Anthem, a young fan says the magic words: "Play Ball."

Community Spotlight

Know a person, group, team,or organization who has made an impact on the community? Let the Crawdads know and they will be given special recognition before the game!