Final Homestand Preview: August 24 - August 31

Featuring Fireworks, Mattingly Bobblehead, Throwback Thursdays, Faith Night & More

By Nashville Sounds | August 22, 2017 3:25 PM

 

The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club wraps the 2017 home schedule with their final homestand at First Tennessee Park beginning Thursday, August 24 - an 8-game, 8-day stretch.

The final homestand of the season welcomes the Round Rock Express, the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, for four games from August 24-27. The 2017 home slate concludes with a four-game series against the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, from August 28-31.

Below is a preview for each game of the homestand:

Thursday, August 24 vs. Round Rock - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m. 
  • Aug-Tober Fest Boot Stein Giveaway presented to the first 2,000 fans (21 and older) presented by Brauer Material Handling Systems. 
  • The Sounds are striking out hunger with Second Harvest Food Bank. Every fan that donates a non-perishable food item will be entered to win a personalized Sounds jersey. The food drive runs from August 24-28. 
  • Throwback Thursday presented by Budweiser - the Sounds will wear throwback jerseys to commemorate the team's original uniform style from 1978. Fans can purchase Coca-Cola fountain soda and Budweiser draft beer specials for $2.

Friday, August 25 vs. Round Rock - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m. 
  • FOX17 post-game fireworks presented by Koorsen Fire & Security. Enjoy the fireworks with a custom country music playlist. 

Saturday, August 26 vs. Round Rock - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m. 
  • Faith and Family Night presented by Trevecca Nazarene University & WAY-FM - Join the Sounds for a night of worship and baseball with player testimony. Awaken and North Point InsideOut provide the music during a pre-game concert at the Fun Zone with gates opening for the festivities at 5:30. 

Sunday, August 27 vs. Round Rock - 6:35 p.m.

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Pre-game autograph session with select Sounds players from 5:35-5:50. In addition, the Sounds promo team will host the coloring station for children to color baseball posters and sign up for on-field games. 
  • Military Sunday presented by Piedmont Natural Gas and Tennessee 811- The Sounds extend their military appreciation with special military green jerseys and discounted Corner or General Admission tickets for active and veteran men, women and families - subject to availability. 
  • As part of the final Sunday home game, the Sounds will host an in-park, online, and mobile auction for all military green jerseys. 
  • Post-Game Kids (ages 12 & under) Run the Bases presented by First Tennessee. 

Monday, August 28 vs. Omaha - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m. 
  • Music City Monday Don Mattingly Bobblehead Giveaway to the first 2,000 fans.
  • Kroger Plus Monday - Buy a "Family 4-Pack" that includes 4 Select section tickets, 4 hot dogs & 4 fountain sodas for $44 when fans show their Kroger Plus card at the Sounds Ticket Office. The "Family 4-Pack" is available for advanced purchase only - subject to availability.

Tuesday, August 29 vs. Omaha - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m. 
  • In conjunction with several Metro Nashville departments, community partners, and the Tennessee Titans, the Sounds have collaborated on a Public Investment Plan (PIP) to purchase two mobile lactation units which will be used at Sounds games, Titans games and events, and other Metro events. The groups will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the pods prior to the game. Speakers from the Mayor's Office, Metro Public Health Department, and Metro Sports Authority will participate in the program. 
  • Tuesday Night Live - It's the Sounds Choice Awards as select Sounds players and fans will receive season awards throughout the night.

Wednesday, August 30 vs. Omaha - 7:05 p.m. 

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m. 
  • College Night - Belmont University/Nashville Sounds hat giveaway to the first 1,000 fans presented by First Tennessee.  
  • Seniors (60 and older) receive discounted Corner or Select tickets - subject to availability. 

Thursday, August 31 vs. Omaha - 7:05 p.m.

  • Gates open at 6:00 p.m. 
  • The final home game of the 2017 season concludes with a post-game fireworks celebration. 
  • Throwback Thursday presented by Budweiser - the Sounds will wear throwback jerseys to commemorate the team's original uniform style from 1978. Fans can purchase Coca-Cola fountain soda and Budweiser draft beer specials for $2.

The Nashville Sounds have partnered with the following media outlets - Mondays: 96.3 JACKfm, Tuesdays: The Tennessean and NASH-FM 103.3, Wednesdays: 102.5 The Game, Thursdays: iHeartMedia, Fridays: FOX17, and Sundays: WSMV-TV Channel 4. 

The 2017 season is the Sounds' 40th in franchise history and their third as the Oakland Athletics' top affiliate. Single-game tickets are available now by calling (615) 690-4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com.
 

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

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