MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 24, 2017) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will welcome the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series Trophy for their 7:05 p.m. game Friday, June 23, to TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.
The World Series Trophy, also known as the Commissioner's Trophy, kicks off the Pelicans' Cubs-A-Palooza weekend from June 23-25. On Friday, the first 500 fans in line will receive a wristband and will have the opportunity to view and take their photo with the trophy. Additional fans will be able to see the trophy if time allows. Gates for Friday's game will open at 6 p.m. and the trophy line will open at approximately 7 p.m. In addition, Major League Hall of Famer Andre Dawson, a former Chicago Cub, will be on hand Friday to sign autographs from 7:30-9 p.m. (no bats or jerseys).
Cubs-A-Palooza weekend continues with Saturday's 7:05 p.m. game. Cubs legend Bill Buckner will sign autographs from 7:30-9 p.m. (no bat bats or jerseys). Gates open at 5 p.m. for Sunday's 6:05 p.m. game, and the first 1,000 fans inside the ballpark will receive a Joe Maddon Groovy Bandana as the Pelicans celebrate Cubstock - Woodstock with a Cubs twist. All fans can enjoy a postgame fireworks extravaganza, presented by East Coast Pyrotechnic Fireworks, after the games on both Saturday and Sunday.
The Pelicans are offering fans an all-inclusive Cubs-A-Palooza package throughout their three-day celebration of Chicago's World Series championship. For just $100, fans receive a ticket to each game, a meal voucher for each game, a wristband guaranteeing a photo with the World Series trophy on Friday, a VIP pass to Buckner's Q&A session on Saturday, Buckner and Dawson autographed photos in commemorative photo holders and a guaranteed Joe Maddon Groovy Bandana. More information can be found on www.MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/Cubs.
The 2017 season is the 19th season for the Pelicans franchise and third as the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For information on tickets to see the Pelicans in 2017, please call (843) 918-6000, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.MyrtleBeachPelicans.com.
ABOUT THE PELICANS: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and play their home games at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The park has ranked in the top eight in all of Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey in each of the last six seasons. The same publication also placed the Pelicans in the Top 100 Stadium Experiences in all of sports in each of the last six years and the best in the Carolina League for six straight seasons as well. In May 2015, TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark won the 2015 TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence award. The Pelicans are the two-time defending Mills Cup Champions, winning the title in 2015 and 2016 as well as 2000 and co-Mills Cup championship honors in the inaugural 1999 season. The Pelicans have made ten postseason appearances behind 12 half-season Southern Division championships, including the first half of the 2015 season and second half of 2016. For more information on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, please contact the Pelicans at (843) 918-6000 or emailing Info@MyrtleBeachPelicans.com.