Let's Go Hooks

Help Defend Our Turf Against the Missions

By Corpus Christi Hooks | August 27, 2013 9:27 AM ET

CORPUS CHRISTI - Crunch time is here in the 2013 Texas League pennant races.

Your Corpus Christi Hooks secured a Division Series berth by capturing the TL South first-half title. They know they'll be facing I-37 rival San Antonio in the first round of the playoffs… in the wake of a three-game Whataburger Field series vs. the Missions Saturday through Monday.

The teams are tied for first place in the South Division second-half standings with seven games remaining in the regular season.

It all adds up to five intensely exciting nights at 734 East Port. You don't want to miss the best in affordable family entertainment!

Here's a look at it all:

Saturday, August 31, Missions @ Hooks, 6:05 p.m. (gates open 4:30)

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

•National Anthem by Ally Coscetti.

•Grande Grand Prize Game afterwards; toss balls from the stands at $1 per try. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.

Radio partner: La Caliente 98.3 FM

VALLEJO postgame concert presented by MetroPCS.

Media partners: Caller-Times, ClearChannel Media + Entertainment, KIII-TV3

Sunday, September 1, Missions @ Hooks, 6:05 p.m. (gates open 4:30)

•It's AT&T Shirt Off the Back Night. Proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association.

•The Universal Little League All-Stars, who recently represented Corpus Christi in the LLWS at Williamsport, Pa., will be honored in pregame ceremonies.

•It's also Mascot Night, so come out early and enjoy the mascot home run derby.

•NASCC color guard presents the flag.

•National Anthem by Katie McBride.

•Allstate Good Hands Award presented postgame to top Hooks defender.

•Cheniere presents Hooks Activity Books for all 1st-3rd graders; passed out upon exit.

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

•Labor Day weekend fireworks from the Hooks.

Radio partners: KSAB-FM and KUNO-AM

Monday, September 2, Missions @ Hooks, 4:05 p.m. (gates open 2:30)

•One-Dollar Hot Dogs & Soda, sponsored by Mrs Baird's.

•All fans receive a 2014 Hooks Magnetic Schedule from CPL Retail Energy.

•National Anthem by Archie Rangel.

•All fans are eligible for a 15 percent entire-inventory discount at Hook, Line & Sinker.

Radio partner: 106.5 FM The Shark

>>End of regular season<<

2013 Texas League South Division Playoffs

Wednesday, September 4, Missions @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)

•Game One of the 2013 South Division Series is presented by State Farm.

•The first 2,500 fans pick up a SmileLife Orthodontics banner noisemaker upon entry.

•Whataburger Family Day, buy a ticket for yourself and get your kid's ticket free!

•Donate your gently-used Hooks clothing item to Goodwill near the main gates at the giant Whataburger fry box. In exchange, you'll get a new Hooks t-shirt, ticket voucher and special Whataburger coupon offer!

Radio partner: KFTX-FM

Thursday, September 5, Missions @ Hooks, 7:05 p.m. (gates open 5:30)

•The first 2,500 fans pick up a SmileLife Orthodontics banner noisemaker upon entry.

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

•After 8:30 a.m. on the 5th, go to the Stripes Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/stripesstores 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 4Shore!

Media partners: Classic Rock 104.5 FM and Time Warner Cable

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

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