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Simone Manuel and Roger Clemens to Visit Constellation Field

September 2, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, Texas) – The Sugar Land Skeeters will be hosting nights to honor Olympic swimmer – and Sugar Land native – Simone Manuel and former Skeeters Roger Clemens during their upcoming homestand against the Las Vegas Aviators at Constellation Field. The Skeeters will be honoring Manuel during their Friday

(SUGAR LAND, Texas) – The Sugar Land Skeeters will be hosting nights to honor Olympic swimmer – and Sugar Land native – Simone Manuel and former Skeeters Roger Clemens during their upcoming homestand against the Las Vegas Aviators at Constellation Field.

The Skeeters will be honoring Manuel during their Friday night game, beginning at 7:05 p.m., by giving out bobbleheads depicting the former gold-medalist to the first 1,500 fans in attendance. Manuel will also be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch for the game. Manuel, who attended Fort Bend Austin High School in Sugar Land, recently competed in the Tokyo Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay.

Roger and Koby Clemens will be in attendance for the Skeeters’ game at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, commemorating the 10-year anniversary of Roger’s final professional appearance, which came on September 7, 2012, with the Skeeters, and featured his son, Koby, as the catcher for the game. The Skeeters will be giving away a bronze statue depicting Roger and Koby from the appearance, with both also set to throw out a ceremonial first pitch. Roger and Koby will be available to the media following the first pitch.

Tickets for the rest of the Skeeters’ 2021 regular season – including the Triple A Final Stretch – are on sale and can be purchased by visiting sugarlandskeeters.com/tickets.

Below is the full promotional lineup for the Skeeters’ homestand vs. Las Vegas from Sept. 2-7:

6:05 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2

Pro Wrestling – Postgame professional wrestling is coming back to Constellation Field for the second time this season. Fans can stick around following the game to enjoy a show from Booker T.’s Reality of Wrestling production. A special ticket package that features a ringside ticket to show is available by visiting sugarlandskeeters.com/tickets.

Dog Days of Summer (presented by Hollywood Feed) – Fans can bring their dog to the ballpark and sit in the grassland area of Constellation Field. Fans bringing their dog must sign a waiver upon entry to the stadium.

7:05 p.m., Friday, Sept. 3

Fireworks Friday (presented by Victory Solar) – Along with the Simone Manuel celebration, the Skeeters will be capping off Friday’s game with a postgame fireworks show.

6:05 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 4

Dueling Pianos – Along with the Roger and Koby Clemens celebration, the Skeeters will be hosting a dueling piano show in their Insperity Club following Saturday’s game. All fans with a ticket to the game are permitted to the show.

Colon Cancer Awareness Night (Presented by Get Your Rear In Gear) – The Skeeters will be hosting a colon cancer awareness night, with select areas and events throughout the stadium in place to raise awareness and funds for those affected by colon cancer. Members of the Houston community affected by colon cancer will throw out a ceremonial first pitch. Fans in attendance are also encouraged to wear blue as part of the Colon Cancer Awareness Night.

6:05 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 5

Swatson Garden Gnome Giveaway (presented by Terry’s Landscaping) – The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a Swatson garden gnome as the Skeeters celebrate Swatson’s birthday at Constellation Field, with other mascots from around the Houston area.

Sunday Funday – Kids get to run the bases following every Sunday home game at Constellation Field (presented by Larry Caldwell, DDS).

2:05 p.m., Monday, Sept. 6

My Hero Monday (presented by Smart Financial Credit Union) - A discounted ticket will be offered to members of the military (active and retired) as well as first responders. Proof of ID is required to obtain the discounted ticket.

Margarita Monday - Fans can purchase $5 full-sized margaritas.

Seltzer Fest – Fans can purchase a $15 add-on to their ticket on-site and enjoy tastings for six different hard seltzer brands. The hard seltzer add-one features a Skeeters-branded color-changing cup to enjoy the seltzers in.

7:05 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 7

Coca-Cola Family Four-Pack – Available only on Tuesdays at Constellation Field, this ticket package includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for just $72.

For updates and more information on the Skeeters, please visit sugarlandskeeters.com and follow the Skeeters onFacebook, Instagram (@sugarlandskeeters) and Twitter (@SL_Skeeters).