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Raines, Ribault to play under the lights at second annual High School Heritage Classic

Group & individual ticket options available for 6:35 p.m. first pitch on Friday, Feb. 12
January 22, 2021

PURCHASE HIGH SCHOOL HERITAGE CLASSIC TICKETS JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As part of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp’s salute to Black History Month, the club is hosting historic Duval County Public Schools rivals William M. Raines High School and Jean Ribault High School to play in the second annual High School Heritage

Appreciating Henry Aaron, the greatest Jacksonville player of all

January 22, 2021

This story was originally published on the Jumbo Shrimp's Shrimp & Grits blog. Eleven different Hall of Famers either played or managed in Jacksonville at some point during their careers. The list includes Tom Seaver, Randy Johnson, Nolan Ryan, Phil Niekro and Rube Marquard (one day, in this dream rotation,

Jumbo Shrimp begin Family Movie Night calendar with “The Princess and the Frog”

Infield VIP tables, climate-controlled suites available; Socially-distanced tickets for Feb. 20 screening must be purchased in advance
January 20, 2021

"The Princess and the Frog" VIP Table Menu "The Princess and the Frog" Suite Package Menu JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are kicking off their illustrious 2021 Family Movie Night calendar at 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, with a screening of Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog”

Students can win Jumbo Shrimp prizes in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest

Jumbo Shrimp contest winner will also receive free tickets for entire class
January 18, 2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – With Black History Month upcoming, 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 Jumbo Shrimp prizes and free tickets for their entire class to

The “Freshest Man on Earth,” Jacksonville’s earliest major leaguer

January 14, 2021

This story originally appeared on the Jumbo Shrimp's Shrimp & Grits blog on Medium. It’s quite possible that the first Jacksonville player to appear in a major league game has the greatest nickname in baseball history: Arlie Latham, after all, was known as “The Freshest Man on Earth.” It’s been

The relationship continues: Jacksonville and the Marlins through the years

December 11, 2020

This story originally appeared on the Jumbo Shrimp's Shrimp & Grits blog on Medium. The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp being invited to Triple-A is a lot like rekindling an old friendship; Jacksonville fielded a team at Minor League Baseball’s top level from 1962–68. The Jumbo Shrimp potentially continuing their affiliation with

The history of Triple-A baseball in Jacksonville

December 9, 2020

This story originally appeared on the Jumbo Shrimp's Shrimp & Grits blog on Medium. It is official: The Miami Marlins have invited the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to be their top minor league affiliate. The move would mark the second time that Jacksonville will field a Triple-A team. The city’s earliest

Jumbo Shrimp extended invitation to become Marlins’ Triple-A affiliate

Jacksonville would play in top level of Minor League Baseball for first time since 1968
December 9, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Miami Marlins have extended an opportunity to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to become the club’s Triple-A affiliate, effective beginning in the 2021 season. The move continues a rise for the city of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, which would field a Triple-A baseball team for the first

Inaugural JAX Diamond Classic to feature HBCU matchup

Edward Waters & Savannah State to play at 121 Financial Ballpark on March 22, 2021
December 8, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – After building the highly successful High School Heritage Classic from the ground up, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are partnering with BCSG 360 to host the inaugural JAX Diamond Classic, pitting HBCU institutions Edward Waters College and Savannah State University in a historical matchup on March 22, 2021

Jumbo Shrimp offer Holiday Packs for gift-giving season

Ticket voucher, adjustable hat & Team Store e-gift card packs begin at $75
November 30, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp have the perfect gift for the holiday season. Fans have the choice of two different holiday packs that feature undated ticket vouchers for the 2021 season, an adjustable Jumbo Shrimp cap and e-gift card to the Jumbo Shrimp Team Store. The club’s Holiday

Photos with Santa, craft stockings & Christmas classics highlight Very Shrimpy Christmas

Jumbo Shrimp kick off holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 3-7 p.m. at 121 Financial Ballpark
November 18, 2020

PURCHASE VERY SHRIMPY CHRISTMAS TICKETS (TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The holiday season will be in full effect when the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp invite families for the third annual Very Shrimpy Christmas event on Saturday, December 5 from 3-7 p.m. at 121 Financial Ballpark. Fans can

Jumbo Shrimp specialty license plate highlights anniversary celebration

Jumbo Shrimp become first minor league team in state with specialty tag; Proceeds benefit St. Johns Riverkeeper
November 17, 2020

PURCHASE SPECIALTY JUMBO SHRIMP FLORIDA LICENSE PLATE JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As part of the club’s four-year anniversary celebration since their historic name change, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are announcing the release of a brand-new Jumbo Shrimp specialty license plate in partnership with the St. Johns Riverkeeper. Jumbo Shrimp specialty Florida

‘The greatest three years of my life.’ Buddy Gray’s time as a Jacksonville Suns bat boy

November 10, 2020

This story was originally published on the Jumbo Shrimp's Shrimp & Grits blog on Medium. Joe Pepitone was rounding the bases after clubbing a home run and Buddy Gray looked on with awe. The 13-year-old had been watching Pepitone on NBC’s Game of the Week for years when Pepitone had

Jumbo Shrimp introduce specialty license tag, bobblehead specials for anniversary celebration

Deposits for 2021 include Stone Garrett or George Costanza bobblehead, Jumbo Shrimp specialty license plate
November 6, 2020

PURCHASE SPECIALTY JUMBO SHRIMP FLORIDA LICENSE PLATE PLACE HOME RUN PACKAGE DEPOSIT FOR STONE GARRETT BOBBLEHEAD PLACE ALL-STAR PACKAGE DEPOSIT FOR GEORGE COSTANZA BOBBLEHEAD JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As part of the club’s four-year anniversary celebration since their historic name change, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are introducing several specials for the

Jumbo Shrimp’s Oct. 31 Fall Festival features trick-or-treating, contests

Entry is just $7 for Fall Festival that runs from 12-4 p.m.
September 28, 2020

Buy Fall Festival Tickets JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fall is in the air in Northeast Florida and the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are unveiling their Fall Festival presented by The Law Offices on Ron Sholes, P.A. and Simply Healthcare, complete with trick-or-treating and several contests designed to be fun for the entire

Former Jacksonville infielder Soto makes MLB debut

First MLB appearance comes after 10 seasons in minor leagues
September 28, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville infielder Elliot Soto made his major league debut on Friday for the Los Angeles Angels against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Soto is the 12th Jacksonville alumnus to record his MLB debut during the 2020 season and the 561st player of Jacksonville’s Double-A

Great prizes, food pre-order deals highlight Sept. 26 Bingo Night

Entry of $10 includes your first beer, 10 Bingo cards to win exclusive Jumbo Shrimp prizes
September 16, 2020

PRE-PURCHASE BINGO NIGHT ENTRY PRE-ORDER BINGO NIGHT FOOD JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are introducing a host of exclusive prizes with new food selections for pre-order for Bingo Night at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 26 at 121 Financial Ballpark. Gates open at 6 p.m. For just $10,

Jacksonville alumnus Garrett spins gem in MLB debut

Left-hander marks 11th former Jumbo Shrimp player to debut in 2020
September 14, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp left-handed pitcher Braxton Garrett made his major league debut in Sunday’s doubleheader for the Miami Marlins against the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park. The southpaw is the 11th Jumbo Shrimp alumnus to make his debut in The Show this year and the 58th

Former Jumbo Shrimp Chisholm becomes seventh Bahamian player in MLB history

Shortstop is first native of The Bahamas to debut in majors since 2011
September 2, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp shortstop Jazz Chisholm became the seventh native of The Bahamas to debut in the major leagues when he appeared in Tuesday’s game for the Miami Marlins against the Toronto Blue Jays from Marlins Park. Chisholm is the 10th Jumbo Shrimp alumnus to make

Jacksonville alumnus Rogers shines in big league debut

Left-hander fans six in four shutout innings in Marlins’ win over Mets
August 26, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp left-handed pitcher Trevor Rogers struck out six batters in 4.0 shutout innings Tuesday in his major league debut for the Miami Marlins against the Mets at Citi Field in New York. Rogers is the ninth former Jumbo Shrimp to make his MLB debut

Star panel highlights Refusing To Lose: A Discussion on Diversity in Sports luncheon

Luncheon scheduled from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18
August 19, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp have lined up an All-Star panel for the club’s Refusing To Lose: A Discussion on Diversity in Sports luncheon presented by Sight & Sound Productions and Mugwump Productions, which runs from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, September 18 at 121 Financial Ballpark. The

Sánchez becomes 55th player of Jumbo Shrimp era to debut in MLB

Right-hander pitches five strong innings, earns win for Marlins in big league debut
August 23, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp right-handed pitcher Sixto Sánchez made his major league debut Saturday for the Miami Marlins against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Sánchez is the eighth Jumbo Shrimp alumnus to debut in the majors this season and 55th player of the

Pre-order food deals available for Aug. 29 Swing For Your Swag & Bingo Night

Swing For Your Swag runs from 4-7 p.m. with Bingo getting underway at 7:30 p.m.
August 20, 2020

BINGO NIGHT ADMISSION PRE-ORDER FOOD JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp have added a several food options available for pre-order for the club’s busy Saturday, August 29, with Swing For Your Swag batting practice from 4-7 p.m. and Bingo Night beginning at 7:30 p.m. from 121 Financial Ballpark. Swing

Concert, testimonies highlight Family Faith Night

Christian Recording Artist Josh Wilson headlines Sept. 19 event
August 25, 2020

PURCHASE FAMILY FAITH NIGHT TICKETS HERE JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Performances from Christian recording artists Josh Wilson and Summer Frost and comedian Ron Barnett and a testimonial from former Jacksonville Jaguars ROAR cheerleader Shenette Doyle highlight the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp’s Family Faith Night presented by Sight & Sound Productions. The event

Jumbo Shrimp alumnus Díaz singles in MLB debut

First baseman is seventh Jacksonville alumnus to debut in big leagues in 2020
August 16, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp first baseman Lewin Díaz made his major league debut Saturday for the Miami Marlins against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park in Miami. Díaz is the seventh Jumbo Shrimp alumnus to debut in the majors this season and 54th player of the Jumbo