Suns Open 2013 Season at Bragan Field Through Monday!

Suns Opening Weekend Begins on Thursday against Generals!

By Jacksonville Suns | April 2, 2013 1:12 PM ET

JACKSONVILLE, FL - Your Jacksonville Suns open the 2013 Southern League Season on Thursday, April 4th and will be home through Monday, April 8th, with five games against the Jackson Generals (SEA).

Thursday is Opening Night as the Suns look to begin the 2013 season with a victory and will commemorate Bragan Field with a special Pre-Game Ceremony! Plus the first 3,000 fans will receive a Peter Bragan Sr. Talking Bobblehead, courtesy of Jiffy Lube, First Coast News 12 & 25 and 1010XL!

Friday night is Magnet Schedule Giveaway, Social Media Night plus the first Friday Family Fireworks of the season! All fans will receive a 2013 Magnet Schedule sponsored by Winn-Dixie, CBS47 and 96.9 The Eagle.  Fans can interact with the Suns all night through social media! Also check out the hottest rides from your Southern Ford Dealers.  Plus stick around after the game for the best fireworks show in town, the NAPA Friday Family Fireworks courtesy of your local NAPA Auto Care Center Dealers!

All fans get a Peter Bragan Sr. Autographed Suns Baseball on Saturday, plus its Poster and Magnet Schedule Giveaway, Ronald McDonald Appearance & Steak Me out to the Ballgame!  All fans will get a Suns baseball autographed by late Suns owner Peter Bragan Sr. courtesy of Community First Credit Union and FOX30! All Suns fans will also get a 2013 Poster Schedule and Magnet Schedule! Ronald McDonald will be on hand making his first appearance of the season! Plus enjoy Steak Me Out to the Ballgame! Get a tender 8 oz. bacon-wrapped filet mignon, baked potato, salad, non-alcoholic beverage and general admission to the game for only $25! Also check out the hottest rides from your Southern Ford Dealers! Sponsored by Community First Credit Union, McDonalds, Southern Ford Dealers, FOX30 and Jack 107.3!

Join the Suns in celebrating Jackie Robinson on Sunday and its Throwback Day and Kids Run the Bases!  Don't miss a special celebration in honor of the Dodgers legend on Jackie Robinson Day in conjunction with the new movie "42"!  Some lucky fans will win tickets to see the new movie based on Robinson's life throughout the game! Before the game will be a special ceremony honoring former Negro League players on the field and a special video tribute to Jackie Robinson, courtesy of Regal Cinemas, E!, WJCT, WSOL and 93.3 The Beat! Don't miss out on Throwback Day as the Suns will wear their old time pinstripe uniforms and we'll turn back the clocks with Wolfson Park Pricing!  All HomePlate Box seats will be $5! Plus all Pabst Blue Ribbon cans are half price! Check out the hottest rides from your Southern Ford Dealers and be sure to stick around after the game for the first Kids Run the Bases of the season, presented by VyStar Credit Union!

Monday afternoon is Senior Citizens Day!  It's Senior Citizens Day on this special 12:05 P.M. Matinee and all Seniors 62+ receive half-price box seats!

Tickets for all Suns home games are currently on sale through the Suns Box Office at (904) 358-2846, or online at  Tickets are $7.50 for general admission, $10.50 for reserved seating and $13.50 for Homeplate Box seating.  Limited sponsorships, season tickets and group packages are still available.  The 2013 season is presented by Everbank, official banking partner of the Jacksonville Suns.  The Suns are the Double-A Affiliate of the Miami Marlins and a member of the Southern League of Professional Baseball.

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

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