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Hooks, 'Riders in for Quick Four

By Corpus Christi Hooks | April 15, 2013 11:30 AM ET

CORPUS CHRISTI - It's a quick, intensely exciting four-game homestand this Thursday through Sunday as your Corpus Christi Hooks tangle with Texas League South Division rival Frisco, Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers.

Start with a fleece blanket and wrap with a mayoral proclamation. In between, you'll find the best in Affordable Family Entertainment.

Here's a look at it all:

Thursday, April 18, Frisco RoughRiders @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)

•The first 2,000 fans receive a Hooks Fleece Blanket from your Coastal Bend Chevy Dealers.

•Thirsty Thursday (discounted soda and beer), from Stripes.

•After 8:30 a.m. on the 18th, go to the Stripes Facebook Page at to learn the Stripes Thirsty Thursday Word of the Day. Later that day or night, repeat the word at the Whataburger Field box office and receive a free Hooks Thirsty Thursday reserved-seat or general admission ticket for each Thirsty Thursday ticket purchased.

•National Anthem by the Rockport-Fulton High School choir.

•Eighth Annual Rockport-Fulton Night, contact Charlie Kovar or Cody Cozart at 361-561-HOOK (4665) for discounted tickets.

•College Night, ring Charlie Kovar or Cody Cozart at 361-561-HOOK (4665) for discounted tickets.

Media partners: Classic Rock 104.5 FM and Time Warner Cable

Friday, April 19, RoughRiders @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)

•Enjoy Friday Fireworks postgame, presented by Bud Light.

•It's Texas Proud Night, so wear the appropriate attire and enjoy our Texas-themed game presentation!

•Enter to win drawings for Texas-themed prizes!

•The Girl Scouts provide our color guard.

•Girl Scout Night, contact Amanda Pruett at 361-561-4697 for discounted tickets.

•National Anthem by the Victoria St. Joseph High School choir.

•Sign up with your partner at Guest Services to compete in the Texas Lottery Scratch-Off Dance-Off. Hint: be prepared to Texas Two Step.

Media partners: K-99 and KIII-TV3

Saturday, April 20, RoughRiders @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)

•The first 1,750 fans receive a Hooks Purple Jersey from CITGO.

•Texas Army National Guard pregame swearing-in ceremony.

•National Anthem by Gwenn Winsauer.

Radio partner: La Caliente 98.3 FM

Sunday, April 21, RoughRiders @ Hooks, 1:05 p.m. (gates open 11:30)

•Elvis Presley Tribute Day, presented by CC PATCH. Stick around for the postgame concert by Junction featuring Tony Voltaggio. Elvis impersonator Danny Lee also performs; enjoy from the Whataburger Field playing surface!

•Youth Sports Day pregame parade; teams should assemble at Section 128 at 12:15.

•Mayor Nelda Martinez throws out a ceremonial first pitch.

•National Anthem by Danny Lee.

•H-E-B Kids' Day; children run the bases postgame.

Radio partners: KSAB-FM and KUNO-AM

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

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