Phillies Press Release
Final Homestand at Citizens Bank Park, September 16-22
Phils Wrap-up 2013 Season with Marlins & Mets
Plus Phillies present Community Service Award to Chase Utley, Last Dollar Dog and Phillies Charities 50/50 Raffles of the Year, German Heritage Night, Fan Appreciation Day & more!
MONDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish), WOGL HD4 (Spanish) and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
- Hatfield Phillies Franks Dollar Dog Night. Last chance for the 2013 season!
- #PhilliesSocial Night: Back to Campus.
- Paul Owens Award Presentation on-field prior to the game to infielder Maikel Franco and right-hander Severino Gonzalez by Paul's grandchildren, Drew Owens and Paulette Owens Kohout, accompanied by Benny Looper, Assistant GM, Player Personnel and Joe Jordan, Director of Player Development.
- First Ball: Representing Coca-Cola, John Oehlert.
- National Anthem: Central Bucks High School West.
- Color Guard: Norfolk Southern Police Department.
- Special Welcome: Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation and Brain Tumor Awareness Group.
TUESDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish), WOGL HD4 (Spanish) and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
- Dallas Green Award Presentation to Eddie Bockman, posthumously, by Dallas Green, Special Assistant to the GM and Marti Wolever, Assistant GM, Amateur Scouting. Eddie's sister, Lois Bockman, and his nephew, Gary Bockman will accept the award on his behalf.
- Hatfield Meats Presentation to Philabundance representing the food donated this year.
- Archdiocese of Philadelphia Night.
- Central High School Night.
- National Anthem: St. Cyprian Adult Choir.
- Player Ticket Program: Kendrick's Krew.
WEDNESDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish), WOGL HD4 (Spanish) and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
- Chevrolet Roberto Clemente Award Presentation. Recognizing a player who best represents the game of baseball through sportsmanship, community service and positive contributions to his team, which will be presented by Zachary Spraker, Chevrolet District Sales Manager for Philadelphia.
- Phillies Community Outreach Award presented to Chase Utley in recognition of his charitable and community service work.
- Minor League 2013 Step-Up Community Service Award Presentation. Given to players in the Phillies Minor League system who have shown leadership through community service. The awards will be presented by Benny Looper, Assistant GM, Player Personnel and Susan Ingersoll Papaneri, Director, Baseball Administration.
- Lehigh Valley IronPigs: Right-hander David Buchanan.
- Reading Fightin Phils: Right-hander Tyler Knigge.
- Clearwater Threshers: Outfielder Cameron Perkins.
- Lakewood BlueClaws: Infielder Arthur Charles.
- Williamsport Crosscutters: Infielder Andrew Pullin.
- Gulf Coast League Phillies, Rookie League: Outfielder Johnathan Knight.
- Special Welcome: Cathy Miller Cancer Foundation and Collision Max.
- National Anthem: Cherokee High School Choir.
NEW YORK METS
FRIDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: PHL 17, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish), WOGL HD4 (Spanish) and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
- Junior Phillies Club Night.
- Drexel University Night. First Ball: Richard Lu, freshman at Drexel. National Anthem: Drexel University Cleftomaniacs.
- Turkey Hill Check Presentation to the Phillies RBI League youth baseball and softball programs by Jason Hean, Senior Public Relations Coordinator for Turkey Hill Dairy.
- National Liberty Museum Awards of Valor, recognized by Chevrolet, presented to extraordinary police and firefighters in the tri-state area.
- First Balls: Representing St. Joseph University, Joseph A. DiAngelo, Jr. Ed. D, Dean of St. Joseph's University School of Business; Representing Great Clips, Julie Havens (Bordentown, NJ).
- Special Welcome: Buoniconti Fund and Neumann University.
- Phillies Charities 50/50 Raffle. One lucky winner will take home a cash prize. Takes place all weekend.
SATURDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, 98.1 WOGL, SAP (Spanish) and WOGL HD4 (Spanish).
- German Heritage Night. For the fifth season, fans can join the festivities including sampling German delicacies and listening to live music all around the ballpark!
- Pre-game entertainment at gates and on-field.
- Special Food Kiosk behind section 142.
- Baseball Writers of America Association Awards.
- Accenture Night.
- Honorary Bat Girl: Isabella Anzideo, who won the opportunity through the Phillies Phestival.
- FanCave Phan of the Game: Miss Evelyn Marie Pierson.
SUNDAY: 1:35 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 11:05 a.m.; Other gates - 11:35 a.m. … Broadcast: PHL 17, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish) and WOGL HD4 (Spanish).
- Fan Appreciation Day. Commemorative Postcard Set and Independence Blue Cross 2014 Schedule Magnet for all fans.
- Prizes and Surprises given away throughout the game.
- Richie Ashburn Award given annually to a Phillies employee who demonstrates the same loyalty, dedication and passion for the game as Richie, which will be presented by his daughter, Jean.
- 25- and 50-Year Employee Recognition.
- Employees of the Month for September.
- National Anthem: The Exchange.
- 7th Inning: Phanatic's Last Dance of 2013!
- Phillies Charities Inc. Silent Auction, First Base Plaza, 12:35-3:35 p.m., featuring one-of-a-kind, game-used and signed memorabilia.