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Autism Awareness Night

July 11, 2014

Tampa, FL - The Tampa Yankees will support Autism Awareness as they host their first annual "Autism Night" on Saturday, July 26 at George M. Steinbrenner Field against the Fort Myers Miracle. The game will begin at 6:00 pm & the gates will open to all fans at 5:00 pm.

On "Autism Night," custom jerseys will be worn by the players & coaches that will be auctioned off during the game. Auction winners will have the opportunity to get their jersey signed by the player or coach who wore it after the game. The auction will benefit The Inspire Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring music and the arts to ALL children with special needs. Fans will also have the chance to win a 2014 Ford F150 STX if they enter the raffle at the game.

Saturday, July 26th will also be Friends & Family Night, where Family 4-Packs will be available for $38. Included are four reserved tickets, hot dogs, bags of chips, sodas, TY caps & two passes to Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. Family 4-Packs can only be purchased at the Steinbrenner Field Box Office.

Before the game, kids will have the opportunity to run the bases from 5-5:15 pm & player autographs will be given on the concourse from 5:10-5:30 pm. A face painter will be on the concourse as well from 5-7:00 pm.

Tickets are $4 for general admission, $6 for reserved seating and can be purchased at the George M. Steinbrenner Field Box Office.

The Tampa Yankees are the Single A-Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information you may contact the Tampa Yankees offices at (813) 673-3055 or visit www.tybaseball.com.