San Jose, CA- Churro time! The San Jose Giants are officially rebranding…for one evening. Saturday, June 16 the club will take the field as the San Jose Churros as a tribute to the ballpark's delicious Olimpos Churros made famous by none other than Paul "The Churro Man". The team will wear custom, Brandiose-designed San Jose Churros caps and jerseys and the first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative Paul "The Churro Man" bobblehead giveaway as a tribute to the beloved stadium vendor. As an added bonus, Paul "The Churro Man" will hand deliver 100 free churros to the first 100 fans through the stadium's gates. Fans can bid on the jerseys during an in-game silent auction for an opportunity to take home a piece of San Jose Churros history. Winning bidders will receive the jerseys right off the player's backs immediately following the game with an opportunity to have the jersey autographed as well. First pitch for San Jose Churros Night is at 5:00 PM against the Visalia Rawhide.
Tickets for San Jose Churros Night are still available but are going quickly. To secure your seats for this historic evening, visit sjgiants.com, call 408.297.1435 or stop by the Municipal Stadium Box Office, located at 588 E. Alma Ave., San Jose, CA 95112.
"Over the years, San Jose Municipal Stadium's warm, delicious churros have become a ballpark icon," said San Jose Giants Director of Marketing, Jeff Black. "We couldn't be more excited to rebrand for the evening as this fan favorite treat and to take the field on June 16 as the San Jose Churros!"
San Jose Churros Merchandise:
San Jose Churros merchandise will also be made available in the Dugout Store to commemorate San Jose Churros Night. Fans who would like to secure a San Jose Churros t-shirt can purchase a Special Event Ticket to receive their Churros promotional shirt. The San Jose Churros custom-threaded New Era caps can also be purchased in the San Jose Churros Dugout Store as well as San Jose Churros Baseball t-shirts. Finally, for fans looking to own a piece of Churros history, there will be an in-game silent-auction for the game-worn Churros jerseys. Bidding begins when gates open and concludes at the end of the 6th inning.
Our Giants return to Municipal Stadium on Memorial Day for a homestand that includes 10 games in 11 days. Homestand highlights include a special Memorial Day ballgame, KRTY Community Cares Night with Postgame Fireworks, 1998 Reunion Night complete with more Postgame Fireworks and 1998 California League Championship Replica Ring Giveaway and Pups in the Park Sunday. For complete ticket and team information stop by the Municipal Stadium Box Office, call 408.297.1435 or visit sjgiants.com
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ABOUT THE SAN JOSE GIANTS
The San Jose Giants are a professional baseball team in the Class A Advanced California League. The team has been an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants since 1988 and has boasted one of the best records in the minor leagues after partnering with the big-league club, going 2,300-1,891 (.548). San Jose has won six California League Championships as a Giants affiliate (2010, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2001 and 1998) and eleven overall. In 30 seasons, the San Jose Giants have graduated 199 Major League players, 143 of whom have played or currently play for the San Francisco Giants. The Giants won back to back league championships in 2009 and 2010 and are also the first team in California League history to have won four titles over a six-year span. Municipal Stadium, the home of the San Jose Giants, first opened in 1942 and has seen over 7 million fans enter through its gates. In 2018, the San Jose Giants look to continue their tradition of playing winning baseball while providing fun, affordable, family-entertainment. To be a part of the 2018 season, please contact the San Jose Giants Box Office at 408.297.1435 or visit us online at sjgiants.com. San Jose Giants baseball in your backyard since 1942, Our Town, Our Team, Our Giants