Tampa, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons will host "Outdoors Night" on Saturday, July 14th at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Outdoor vendors and activities will be featured throughout the night as the Tarpons take on the Dunedin Blue Jays. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for 6:30 p.m. first pitch.
Among the vendors will be Family Boating and Marine Centers, which will have Maverick and Pathfinder boats on-site for fans to explore. Southeastern Fishing Tackle and Holidays Network Group will also be in attendance.
Fans will have the chance to bid on Guy Harvey memorabilia, including an autographed painting and an autographed book. Giclees (fine art prints) of former Tampa players Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez by sports artist James Fiorentini will also be included in the silent auction. Auction proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association.
As part of "Outdoors Night," all scouts in attendance will receive a $5 food voucher, a newly designed scout patch and a Tampa Tarpons hat. Scouts and pack leaders will have the opportunity to be a part of a pre-game parade.
After the game, scouts are invited to pitch a tent on the field and watch a movie on the video board. The next morning, scouts will have breakfast before taking a stadium tour.
To purchase tickets for "Outdoors Night," fans can visit the George M. Steinbrenner Field Box Office or go online to TarponsBaseball.com. Tickets start at $5 for upper reserved seating, $8 for lower reserved seating, and parking is always free.
The Tampa Tarpons are the Single-A Advanced Affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information about the Tampa Tarpons, call (813) 673-3055 or visit TarponsBaseball.com.
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