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Battle Creek Bombers Announce 2017 Promotions Schedule

The Battle Creek Bombers are excited to release their full promotional schedule for the 2017 season. The schedule is jam packed with special jersey nights, amazing fireworks shows, and national entertainment acts! Single game tickets for the season will go on sale Friday, May 5.

Opening Week

Battle Creek’s Opening Night is Tuesday, May 30 where they begin the season against the Lakeshore Chinooks. Thursday is the team’s first meeting against rival Kalamazoo Growlers. The Bombers first weekend games are slated for Friday, June 9 – Star Wars Night & Saturday, June 10 – Bark in the Park Night.

Entertainment Acts

Fans can look forward to seeing Mad Chad juggle his chainsaws on June 24, Rally will bring his antics to the ballpark July 8, the Chicago Boyz acrobatic team will perform July 15 and Dave “The Bullet” Smith, Human Cannonball will amaze on August 5.

Fireworks

The Bombers are bringing back the “Front Row Fireworks” they debuted last year after receiving rave reviews from fans. Fireworks will be shot from the field giving fans an up-close view of the promotion. Four postgame fireworks shows are on the 2017 schedule: Friday, June 9; Saturday, June 17; Friday, July 14; and Friday, August 4.

Specialty Jerseys

Three limited edition jerseys will be worn by the players this year, which will be auctioned after each game for charity. The already announced Food Fight Night will see the Bombers change their name for the night and become the Battle Creek Burritos as they take on the Kalamazoo “Corn Dogs”. On July 8 the team will don Post Cocoa Pebbles jerseys, and on Saturday, August 5 Strike Out Cancer jerseys will be worn.

Giveaways

5-Game Pack holders receive a team jersey, hat, bobblehead, poster, and team photo with each purchased package that can be picked up throughout the season.

Fans can also receive a number of giveaway items just by signing up at games this summer.  Buy a Ribfest ticket at a Bombers game in 2017 and receive a free Bombers & Ribfest mason jar. Fans can also pick up a free kids baseball bat and pass to batting practice with the Bombers by scheduling an appointment with Allen Harmon Insurance.

Back by popular demand, fans can take home a Cereal City jersey for free by simply visiting MCCU in Battle Creek. Last but not least, you’ve all heard that the Battle Creek Burritos were the winner of this year’s Food Fight presented by OnStaff, but did you know you can get a FREE Burritos hat by simply texting ‘Jobs2’ to 51660 and stopping into OnStaff? You’ll find all of this and more at C.O. Brown this summer. Visit our website for more information.

Fans can guarantee tickets to the team’s top weekend dates of the season by locking in the Bombers 5-Game Pack. Five-Game Packs are $59 and include the best seats at the team’s five best games with all-you-can-eat food and beverages and guaranteed giveaways. Fans can buy online by going to http://northwoodsleague.com/battle-creek-bombers/tickets/5-game-packs/. Fans can also call the team’s front office at (269) 962-0735 or email tickets@battlecreekbombers.com

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The Battle Creek Bombers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 160 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.battlecreekbombers.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bombers as your favorite team.