The Toledo Mud Hens will celebrate their tenth Opening Day at Fifth Third Field on Thursday, April 14 in historic fashion - by hosting a doubleheader! First pitch is scheduled for 4:00 pm, but with activities at the ballpark starting at 1:30 pm, you'll want to be at Fifth Third Field early! To follow is a schedule of events* for Opening Day:
- 1:30 pm: Gates open!
- 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: MUD HENS HAPPY HOUR
- Food and drink specials on the main concourse and in the suite level lounge
- Local musicians Mas Fina (main councourse) and Kyle White (suite level) to perform!
- 3:37 pm - Ceremonial First Pitch
- 3:40 pm - Introduction of Players
- 3:50 pm - Presentation of Colors (180th Fighter Wing Color Guard)
- 3:52 pm - National Anthem - Miss Ohio, Becky Minger (from Sylvania, OH)
- 3:55 pm - Flyover (180th Fighter Wing)
- 4:00 pm - Play Ball! Mud Hens vs. Columbus Clippers, Game 1 (7 inning game)
- Between Games
- Musical performance
- Air Force awards presentation
- 20 Minutes after completion of first game - Mud Hens vs. Columbus Clippers, Game 2 (7 inning game)
*Schedule of events is subject to change.
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