Jumbo Shrimp open registration for February 28 National Anthem auditions

Team seeks talented individuals and groups to perform before each of club's 70 home games

By Scott Kornberg | February 13, 2019 2:26 PM ET

As the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp prepare to open their schedule of 70 home games on April 4, the club is inviting the talent of Northeast Florida to audition to perform the National Anthem before a Jumbo Shrimp home game this season. Individuals and groups can now register for the February 28 National Anthem auditions, to be held at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

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Jacksonville alum Walker elected to Southern League Hall of Fame

Outfielder earned All-Star nod in 1987 season on First Coast

By Scott Kornberg | February 11, 2019 11:45 AM ET

Former Jacksonville Expos outfielder Larry Walker will be inducted into the Southern League Hall of Fame in June, the Southern League of Professional Baseball clubs announced Monday.

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Jumbo Shrimp hold Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest

Students have a chance to win free tickets to April 15 game for entire class and a classroom visit by either Scampi or Southpaw

By Scott Kornberg | February 8, 2019 11:13 AM ET

To help celebrate the start of Black History Month, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are asking students what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech means to them. The club's essay contest will reward the winning students with free tickets for their entire class to attend the Jumbo Shrimp's Jackie Robinson Day game at 7:05 p.m. on Monday, April 15, as well as a classroom visit by either Scampi or Southpaw.

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Mascots Southpaw, Scampi present Valentine's Day Sweetheart Surprise

Package includes half-dozen roses, flex plan ticket vouchers, Jumbo Shrimp hat and Valentine's Day delivery

By Scott Kornberg | February 7, 2019 10:29 AM ET

Make sure this Valentine's Day is a memorable one by surprising your sweetheart with roses from Arlington Flower Shop, a Jumbo Shrimp hat and ticket vouchers for the 2019 season, all delivered by a Jumbo Shrimp mascot. On February 14, Southpaw and Scampi will personally share the love of Valentine's Day and the upcoming baseball season.

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"Incredibles 2" Family Movie Night is Saturday at the Baseball Grounds

Video board will screen movie; admission is just $1 with face painting and inflatables

By Scott Kornberg | February 5, 2019 10:21 AM ET

Affordable family fun does not have to wait for baseball season at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp will show a screening of "Incredibles 2" at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, on the high-definition video board at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Admission is just $1 per person at the gate.

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Jumbo Shrimp food & beverage job fairs Feb. 9 & 12

Club seeks candidates for seasonal food and beverage positions

By Scott Kornberg | February 4, 2019 1:37 PM ET

With the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp's 2019 season of affordable family fun on the horizon, the club has set two job fairs in February for 2019 seasonal food and beverage positions at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

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"Krillin' It" wins Jumbo Shrimp fan-designed T-shirt contest

Winning design will be April 6 T-shirt giveaway presented by 121 Financial Credit Union and Atlantic Self Storage

By Scott Kornberg | January 30, 2019 1:57 PM ET

Crustacean Nation's votes have decided the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp's annual fan-designed T-shirt contest, selecting a blueprint with the slogan "Krillin' It" that was submitted by Toni Pepe of Palm Beach, Fla. Pepe's design will be on the shirts given away to the first 2,000 fans courtesy of 121 Financial Credit Union and Atlantic Self Storage at the Jumbo Shrimp's first Saturday home game on Saturday, April 6.

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Williams honored during unveiling of Jacksonville Black History Calendar

Jumbo Shrimp Director of Community Relations highlighted in month of April in 2019 calendar

By Scott Kornberg | January 21, 2019 10:14 AM ET

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Director of Community Relations Andrea Williams was recognized Thursday during the 30th annual unveiling of the Jacksonville Black History Calendar at the city's Main Public Library. She will be highlighted in April in the 2019 calendar, which can be picked up for free at any of the library branch locations.

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Jumbo Shrimp unveil 2019 home game times

Season kicks off at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, April 4

By Scott Kornberg | January 18, 2019 3:41 PM ET

Crustacean Nation can begin the countdown to affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville precisely to the minute for the 2019 season, as the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp announced starting times for their 70 home games. The regular season for the Miami Marlins' Double-A affiliate begins at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

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Jumbo Shrimp announce 2019 field staff

Kevin Randel begins first season as Jacksonville manager

By Roger Hoover | January 10, 2019 11:24 AM ET

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, the Double-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins, announced on Thursday that Kevin Randel will serve as the club's manager for the 2019 season. Randel returns to Jacksonville after winning Southern League championships with the club as a player in 2009 and hitting coach in 2014. Randel is joined by pitching coach Bruce Walton, hitting coach Sean Berry, and defensive coach Jose Ceballos. Brady Fitzgerald will serve as the club's strength and conditioning coach, Joe Comando returns as the clubhouse manager, and Jacksonville's athletic trainer and video manager are still to be announced.

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