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South Bend Cubs Host Second Virtual Game on May 24

In addition to the game broadcast, fans will be part to participate in games and contests regularly seen at Four Winds Field on gamedays.
May 6, 2020

SOUTH BEND, IN – Off the success of Virtual Opening on April 9, the South Bend Cubs will host another live and more interactive event on Sunday, May 24. The broadcast begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on Facebook Live. “This will be even more interactive than Virtual Opening Day was,”

SOUTH BEND, IN – Off the success of Virtual Opening on April 9, the South Bend Cubs will host another live and more interactive event on Sunday, May 24. The broadcast begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on Facebook Live.

“This will be even more interactive than Virtual Opening Day was,” said South Bend Cubs Team President Joe Hart. “We know our fans miss coming to the ballpark and spending an evening together with friends and family. While we can’t open our gates just yet, we will bring the entire gameday experience to you.”

The broadcast will feature the South Bend Cubs facing the Lansing Lugnuts from May 29, 2016.

In addition to the game, fans will be able to participate in contest and games they are familiar when coming to Four Winds Field. Throughout the month of May, fans will be asked to submit photos, videos, and nominations on social media for various activities including Subway Think Fast, Four Winds Casinos Slot-O-Fun, Zolman’s Best One Tire and Auto Care Fan Cam, and more. Plus, one lucky fan will be invited to Four Winds Field to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Additional contests and games will be announced on the South Bend Cubs Facebook and Twitter pages.

About the South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs are the Class A minor league affiliate of the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs. Over the past 32 seasons, the team has won four Midwest League titles, most recently in 2019, and has captured eight division titles. In 2019, the South Bend Cubs hosted the Midwest League All-Star Game. In June 2017, Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs, was voted Best Class A ballpark in the country by Ballpark Digest. In 2015 the team was named Ballpark Digest's Team of the Year and received the John H. Johnson President's Award, the highest award in minor league baseball. The team is owned and operated by Swing-Batter-Swing, LLC whose principal shareholder is Andrew T. Berlin of Chicago, Ill.