Winter's been brutal this year and warm weather has never sounded so good. We're celebrating summer with the most action-packed, fun-filled promo schedule in history! We've put together more family-friendly theme nights, must-have giveaways, and super special appearances than ever before. Check out the whole promo schedule or read on for our top picks for 2014.
Promotions and giveaways are subject to change.
Top Ten 2014 Promotions
Lock in seats to the hottest promotions of the summer by calling 419-725-4367 or order tickets online.
10.) May 9 - Postgame Fireworks: Fans will enjoy the first of 27 postgame fireworks shows this Mud Hens season. Fireworks can be seen every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night from May through August.
9.) August 14 - Seinfeld Night: It's a promotion about … nothing! The Hens celebrate the 25th anniversary of the hit show "Seinfeld".
8.) August 26 - Hens and Hounds Night: The Hens are going to the hounds. Fans are invited to bring their pooch to Fifth Third Field. Tickets for dog owners are $10; dog tickets are $8. 100% of the dog ticket proceeds go to the Toledo Area Humane Society and Cutie's Fun.
7.) June 28 - Superhero Night: It's a bird... it's a plane... it's Super Muddy and special guest Spiderman. The Hens will don special superhero-themed jerseys. Fans can bid on those jerseys at a silent auction happening during the game, with auction proceeds to benefit the Miracle League of Northwest Ohio.
6.) July 31 - Leon Durham Bobblehead: What better way to say "happy birthday" to our hitting coach Leon "Bull" Durham than with his own bobblehead? The first 2,000 fans through the gate will receive a Bull bobble.
5.) August 9 - Toledo Baseball History Night: Baseball history comes alive when the Toledo Mud Hens honor the 1939 Toledo Crawfords, the only Negro league to play an entire season at old Swayne Field. The Hens will wear special throwback Toledo Crawford jerseys, which will be auctioned off with proceeds benefitting the Negro League Baseball Museum.
4.) July 19 - Christmas in July: Start making your holiday wish list now. The Mud Hens are celebrating the holiday season early. Santa will visit Fifth Third Field during both games of this special day-night doubleheader. The ballpark will be decked out for Christmas and the team will wear two special edition Christmas-themed jerseys for the games. Both jerseys will be auctioned off for charity.
3.) May 10 - Star Wars Night: Fans are invited to dress as their favorite Star Wars character, be part of a prize-packed costume contest, enjoy Star Wars-themed food and MUCH more. Star Wars Night has become one of the most popular promotions over the last few years.
2.) May 30 - Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Celebration: Get ready to be SLIMED as the Mud Hens celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic hit movie Ghostbusters! The team will take the field wearing specialty Ghostbusters-themed jerseys! Fans can bid on the jerseys during a silent auction with proceeds to benefit Northwest Ohio Relay for Life.
1.) April 4 - Opening Day Downtown Doubleheader Mud Hens Opening Day, the biggest party of spring, is bigger than ever in 2014! April 4 marks the first "Downtown Doubleheader" in Mud Hens and Walleye history, with both teams playing regular season games on the same day. The Mud Hens Opening Day Bash kicks the party off. Gates open at 2 p.m. Tickets to the Bash include an all-you-can-eat buffet, live music, drink specials, and club level seating. The first giveaway of the season - a Mud Hens magnet schedule - goes to 7,000 fans. They can grab one when exiting after the game. First pitch is at 4 p.m., followed by the Walleye game at 7:15 p.m. at the Huntington Center. Fans can get a special Doubleheader ticket for just $25 by calling 419-725-4367 or online.
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