Tampa Yankees to Recognize "Everyday Heroes" in July 4th Celebration

Jersey Auction to Benefit "My Warrior's Place." Fireworks Extravaganza to Follow the Game

By Nick Flammia / Tampa Yankees | June 28, 2017 10:15 AM

Tampa, Fla. - The Tampa Yankees invite fans to celebrate Independence Day at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Tuesday, July 4th. Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. and the T-Yanks will battle the Fort Myers Miracle at 7:00 p.m. After the game, fans can witness a fireworks extravaganza.

As a thank you to our "Everyday Heroes," the T-Yanks will offer free admission to all EMT, firefighters, police and military personnel with a valid identification.

Players and coaches will be wearing custom camouflage jerseys that will be available in an online auction at tampayankees.milbauctions.com. The auction will run through the end of the season, with the proceeds benefiting "My Warrior's Place."

"This program assists our local heroes and their families who have suffered a catastrophic event, such as a life-threatening disease, fire or flood. Realizing money is not the only thing needed during a time of crisis, we meet practical needs as well. Individuals and local business owners help meet those needs at no cost to the family. Our program matches individuals and families with available resources within our community." - www.mywarriorsplace.org.

In addition, fans can take advantage of a July 4th Four-Pack Ticket Offer: Four lower reserved tickets, four Dellin Betances bobbleheads and four TY camouflage hats for $40.00. This offer is exclusively available online while supplies last and will run until July 3rd at 11:59 p.m. Four-packs will not be sold on the day of the game. To purchase a four-pack, fans can click here.

To purchase single tickets for the "July 4th Celebration," fans can visit the George M. Steinbrenner Field Box Office or go online to www.tybaseball.com. Tickets start at $5 for upper reserved seating, $8 for lower reserved seating, and parking is always free.

The Tampa Yankees are the Single-A Advanced Affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information, call (813) 673-3055 or visit www.tybaseball.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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