Calling All Performers and Batboys!

Suns to hold open auditions for the National Anthem, on Saturday, March 16

March 7, 2013 4:38 AM ET

JACKSONVILLE, FL - With the regular season only a few weeks away, the Jacksonville Suns will hold an open casting call for National Anthem performers at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville on Saturday, March 16th, from 1:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M.  The Suns have seventy dates to fill with National Anthem performers. Auditions will be held on the field and singers will be asked to perform the song in a traditional fashion and in its entirety. Instrumentalists will be given more flexibility with their rendition.  Vocal groups are also encouraged to perform.

Applicants for batboys for the 2013 season must be at the Baseball Grounds by 1:00pm sharp on Saturday, March 16th.  Potential batboys must be 14 years of age or older, be accompanied by his parent/guardian and must bring a copy of his most recent report card and a copy of his baseball playing schedule, if available, to apply. 

The Jacksonville Suns are the Double-A Affiliate of the Miami Marlins and are proud members of the Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs.  The Suns begin the 2013 season with Opening Night on Thursday, April 4.  The Suns will also host the 2013 Southern League All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 17th.  Season tickets, sponsorships and group events are currently on sale for the 2013 season by calling the Suns front office at (904) 358-2846.  The 2013 season is presented by Everbank, official banking partner of the Jacksonville Suns.

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

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