OMAHA, Neb. - The Storm Chasers will show their Nebraska pride on May 3 at 7:05 p.m. when Werner Park welcomes Nebraska Cornhuskers football alumni on "Husker Night" presented by Stay in the Game Get Screened for Colon Cancer, which will feature a red Storm Chasers Aluminum Bottle giveaway to the first 1,500 fans.
Husker Night is highlighted by the appearances by 1972 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodgers, two-time National Champion quarterback Jerry Tagge, two-time All-American and Outland Trophy winner Aaron Taylor, two-time All-Big Eight selection Tony Felici and 1996 Orange Bowl MVP Damon Benning, co-host of "Sharp and Benning in the Morning" on 1620 The Zone. These famous Cornhuskers alumni will throw out ceremonial first pitches and will be available for autograph signing during the game. Other featured alumni may be added leading up to May 3, and updates will be available on the Storm Chasers website.
Fans can also receive a free red Storm Chasers hat by purchasing a Club, Box or McDonald's Berm ticket to Husker Night at www.omahastormchasers.com/tickets using the promo code "GOBIGRED." Red Storm Chasers hat packages are limited. For Group Tickets to Husker Night of 20 or more people, contact Austin Duren at AustinD@omahastormchasers.com.
For a full list of the promotions during the upcoming homestand on May 2-5, including all the Star Wars Weekend festivities, go to http://www.milb.com/promotions/index.jsp?sid=t541.
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