MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Redbirds will hold an interview via Twitter (Twinterview) with former Redbirds infielder and Texas League All-Star Jermaine Curtis this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. CT.
Fans are required to follow the Memphis Redbirds (@memphisredbirds) and Curtis (@JermaineCurtis) on Twitter in order to view the conversation. Topics such as Spring Training, the offseason, 2012 Texas League playoffs, the farm system, and general baseball topics will be discussed during this time.
In order to follow along and participate live on Twitter, fans are asked to submit their questions for Curtis by tweeting to @memphisredbirds with the hashtag #twinterview.
Curtis batted a combined .310 (123-for-397) with one home run, 20 doubles, and 25 RBIs in 113 games between Triple-A Memphis and Double-A Springfield in 2012. The third baseman spent the majority last year's campaign with Springfield and helped guide the S-Cardinals to a Texas League championship while also being recognized as a Mid-Season All-Star. He led the Texas League with a .416 on-base percentage and was rated as having the "Best Strike Zone Discipline" in the circuit in Baseball America's Best Tools Survey following the season. Curtis is entering his 6th professional season in the Cardinals' system after begin drafted in the 5th round of the June 2008 First-Year Player Draft out of UCLA.
Season tickets, mini-packs, and group outing packages are currently on sale, while individual game tickets will be available for purchase at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 4. Contact the Redbirds at (901) 722-0299 to order or for further details.
About Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation: The Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation is the first and only not-for-profit charitable organization in the United States to own and operate a professional baseball franchise, the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds. AutoZone Park - the finest ballpark ever built in the United States below the Major League level - is the home of the Redbirds and has served as the cornerstone of development in downtown Memphis. Incorporating the Memphis Redbirds as not-for-profit entity allows the community to own the team and facility. For the first time in history, Mid-South residents, corporate leaders and baseball fans are able to give back to the community - and at the same time enjoy first class entertainment - by supporting Memphis Redbirds Baseball.
About Global Spectrum: Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages the Memphis Redbirds, as well as more than 100 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 20-million people attended more than 11,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world's largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.
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