JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are looking for a new public address voice at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The club's auditions will determine the next public address announcer, who will start on Opening Day presented by Rimrock Delvin and Firehouse Subs at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at the Baseball Grounds.
The Jumbo Shrimp are asking for video submissions to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, March 17. The video entries should follow this script:
LADIES AND GENTLEMAN…WELCOME TO THE BASEBALL GROUNDS OF JACKSONVILLE! THE GATES ARE NOW OPEN FOR TONIGHT'S SOUTHERN LEAGUE GAME BETWEEN THE JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP, SOUTHERN LEAGUE AFFILIATE OF THE MIAMI MARLINS, AND THE TENNESSEE SMOKIES, SOUTHERN LEAGUE AFFILIATE OF THE CHICAGO CUBS.
IN AN EFFORT TO ACCOMMODATE ALL GUESTS, SMOKING IS PROHIBITED ON THE CONCOURSE AND IN THE SEATING BOWL, INCLUDING ELECTRONIC AND SMOKELESS CIGARETTES OR ANY DEVICE THAT MIMICS THE ACT OF SMOKING. FOR THOSE GUESTS WANTING TO SMOKE, DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS ARE LOCATED ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE CONCOURSE AND NEAR THE BUDWEISER TIKI TERRACE.
AND NOW…LET'S WELCOME TO THE FIELD YOUR JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP!!!
IN RIGHT FIELD… #22, John Norwood
IN CENTER FIELD #3, Monte Harrison
IN LEFT FIELD…#7, Brian Miller
AT FIRST BASE… #27, Peter O'Brien
AT SECOND BASE… #11, Isan Diaz (EE-sahn)
AT SHORTSTOP…#4, Chris Diaz
AT THIRD BASE…#13, Brian Schales
BEHIND THE PLATE IS…#17 Sharif Othman (SHA-reef)
AND ON THE MOUND FOR THE JUMBO SHRIMP IS…#23 Nick Neidert (Nye-dert)
All finalists will be contacted for live tryouts at the ballpark. Please contact director of promotions and special events David Ratz at email@example.com with any questions.
UP NEXT: Opening Day for the Jumbo Shrimp in 2019 is Thursday, April 4, against the Jackson Generals at the Baseball Grounds Jacksonville. Season tickets, mini plans, and corporate outings are on sale now. Visit www.jaxshrimp.com or phone 904-358-2846 to secure yours today.
ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp offer affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Their inaugural season garnered the Southern League's Don Mincher Organization of the Year, Promotional Trophy and Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year, won by General Manager Harold Craw. To experience the excitement with the terrific value of ticket and group options, call the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visit www.jaxshrimp.com.
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