Chicago White Sox promotional highlights, giveaways and ceremonial first pitches for the upcoming home series vs. Tampa Bay. Tickets for all four games of the series are available at whitesox.com, the U.S. Cellular Field ticket office and all Ticketmaster locations.
Friday's game will be televised on WCIU-TV. Comcast SportsNet Chicago will broadcast Saturday, Sunday and Monday's games. All four games will air on WSCR-AM 670 (The Score), the White Sox flagship radio station, and 97.5 FM ESPN Deportes, the White Sox Spanish-language radio affiliate.
Friday, April 25, 7:10 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay
Giveaway: White Sox Reusable Tote, presented by MLB Network (first 20,000 fans)
National Anthem by White Sox anthemist Jen Porter
This is the first Fireworks Night of the 2014 season and the first 20,000 fans in attendance will receive a White Sox reusable tote bag.
Saturday, April 26, 6:10 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay
Fireworks Night presented by Magellan Corporation and Noche de la Familia
Giveaway: Minnie Minoso Replica Statue (first 20,000 fans; picture attached)
National Anthem by White Sox anthemist Gerald Chaney
Ceremonial first pitch by White Sox legend Minnie Minoso
White Sox legend Minnie Minoso will throw out a ceremonial first pitch. Minoso played 12 seasons with the White Sox over five separate stints. The seven-time All-Star led the AL in stolen bases from 1951-53 and batted .300 eight times. Minoso's No. 9 jersey was retired by the White Sox in 1983, and a life-sized sculpture was unveiled at U.S. Cellular Field in 2004.
Sunday, April 27, 1:10 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay
Family Sunday presented by The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
National Anthem by recording artist Alice Peacock
Ceremonial first pitch by Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman
Family Sunday, presented by The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, includes free pregame autograph sessions and postgame kids run the bases. Tickets are available for as low as $5 in the Upper Level and $15 in Lower Level, with $10 parking. Additional entertainment includes face painters, balloonists, a caricature artist, magnet art and a photo opportunity with the White Sox Broadcast Dashers.
Alice Peacock, Nashville-based recording artist, will perform the National Anthem. Peacock has released five albums and recorded her hit "Bliss" as a duet with John Mayer. Many of her songs have been featured in films and TV shows, including "Dawson's Creek" and "Smallville."
Aly Raisman, 19-year-old Olympic gymnast, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch. At the 2012 Olympics in London, she became the first U.S. women's gymnast to win gold on floor exercise, winning with a margin of .400 points. The Needham, Mass., native also was the captain of the 2012 "fierce five" U.S. Olympic gymnastics team, which won its second-ever team gold. She won a bronze medal on the beam, becoming the most decorated U.S. gymnast at the 2012 Summer Games. She is currently training to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Monday, April 28, 7:10 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay
National Anthem by White Sox anthemist Amanda Schnoebelen
Dog Day allows fans and their pets to enjoy a White Sox game together at U.S. Cellular Field. Dogs and their owners will enter through Gate 1 and are invited to a designated seating area. Fans with a parade pass can participate in a special parade prior to the start of the game. The parade is already at capacity, but there are a number of Dog Day tickets still available. All dogs must be registered prior to the event to ensure they have proper vaccinations. For those unable to register for Monday's game, the White Sox will host Bark at the Park, presented by AvoDerm/Nylabone, on Monday, September 8.
WHERE: U.S. Cellular Field - Chicago, Ill.
TICKETS: Tickets for all four games of the homestand are available at whitesox.com, the U.S. Cellular Field ticket office and through Ticketmaster.