The premier players in the Phillies' farm system will once again take center stage when the Lehigh Valley IronPigs host the Double-A Reading Fightin Phils in the 12th annual U.S. 222 Showcase exhibition game at Coca-Cola Park on Tuesday, April 2. First-pitch is slated for 6:35 p.m. and gates will open at 5:30 p.m.
GET TICKETS: All tickets for the 222 Showcase are now available for just $6
All tickets to the 222 Showcase will be General Admission, granting fans access to the Field Level seating bowl on a first-come, first-serve bases. All IronPigs Full Season Bacon, USA Members will receive one complimentary ticket for each seat in their account. All other tickets are just $6 and are available online by calling (610) 841-PIGS (7447) or at the Coca-Cola Park ticket office during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).
One-hundred percent of the ticket revenue from the 222 Showcase will benefit IronPigs Charities presented by The Air Products Foundation. IronPigs Charities is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational and recreational opportunities for Lehigh Valley youth. Since debuting in 2008, IronPigs Charities has contributed a total in excess of $1-million in cash grants to dozens of local non-profit entities.
There will also be complimentary parking at Coca-Cola Park for all fans.
The Phillies' top affiliates are separated by a mere 40 miles on U.S. Highway 222 - and both are located within 70 miles of Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. A plethora of future and former Major Leaguers have played in this game, including Rhys Hoskins, Aaron Nola, Cesar Hernandez, Andrew Knapp and Dylan Cozens.
As stated above, Full Season Bacon, USA Members (Club, Suite, Front Row, Field Level) will have the benefit of receiving a complimentary General Admission ticket (granting access to Field Level seating bowl on a first-come, first-serve basis) per ticket on their account.
Please note that while Club Level season ticket holders will receive a complimentary General Admission ticket for the Showcase, the Club Level will be closed for this exhibition.
The 2019 IronPigs season is the team's 12th as the top affiliate for the Philadelphia Phillies and 12th at Coca-Cola Park. Follow the IronPigs on Twitter at @IronPigs and like them on Facebook via www.facebook.com/LHVIronPigs.
The 2019 IronPigs season is presented by Capital BlueCross.
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