The Huntsville Stars and West Tenn Diamond Jaxx are always searching for new ways to improve the fan experience.
On Friday, the teams announced an addition to their Season Ticket Holder Packages, each team will now honor the other's Season Ticket Holder cards when they
face each other.
Beginning this season, Huntsville Stars season tickets holders will free admission to Pringles
Park when the Stars travel to Jackson and West Tenn season ticket holders will be admitted to
Joe Davis Stadium when the D'Jaxx come to Huntsville.
This plan basically increases each teams' Season Ticket Package to 80 games. The Stars make
two five-game trips to Jackson (May 5-9, June 5-9) and the D'Jaxx make two trips to Huntsville
(July 4-7, August 17-22).
Stars' GM Buck Rogers and D'Jaxx GM Tom Hanson cooked up this idea in June when the two
teams played a one-game playoff for the SL North First-Half Championship in Huntsville.
"They brought down a couple of bus loads of fans from Jackson to root on their guys," Rogers
explained. "It made for a really good atmosphere at the ballpark. This is an opportunity to help
promote the rivalry between the two teams and their fans, and it's just a really good way to thank
our season ticket holders for their support."
"I believe this could be the start of something that we could take further within the Southern
League and Minor League Baseball." Hanson explained. "We were treated great and would like
the opportunity to host the good people from Huntsville. Hopefully we can turn this into a nice
The Stars have also lowered season ticket prices from $395 to $385, and are planning to add
more perks before the start of the 2009 season.
For more information or to purchase your 2009 Huntsville Stars Season Tickets, visit www.
huntsvillestars.com or call the Stars' offices at (256) 882-2562.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.