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Battle Creek Bombers Unveil Post’s “Fruity Pebbles” Jersey

Jersey Depicting Popular Cereal to Debut July 9

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Post Fruity Pebbles Jersey

Battle Creek, Mich. – Battle Creek is known around the country as “Cereal City U.S.A.” It only makes sense that the Battle Creek Bombers are partnering with Post Foods this summer with the team’s Fruity Pebbles-inspired jersey.

The Post Fruity Pebbles jersey will be worn July 9 against the Mankato Moondogs during Cereal City Night, presented by the Battle Creek Enquirer. Promotions that night include a Bombers cereal bowl giveaway, sponsored by Meijer, and entertainment from The Amazing Christopher.

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Post Cereals on this groundbreaking and eye-catching Fruity Pebbles jersey," said Tony Iovieno, general manager of the Battle Creek Bombers. "Battle Creek truly is the cereal capital of the world and this is a fantastic way to celebrate our heritage along with a first-class community partner in Post Cereals. We cannot thank Post Cereals enough for believing and investing in this community, our franchise, and this unique idea.”

Fans can purchase their own Post Fruity Pebbles game-worn jersey during a silent auction, which will take place during the July 9 contest at C.O. Brown Stadium. The team’s single game tickets go on sale this Friday, April 29, but fans can guarantee tickets to the team’s top weekend dates (including July 9) of the season by purchasing the Bombers new 5-game pack. Five-game packs are $59 and include reserved seats at the team’s five (5) best games with all-you-can-eat food and beverages, along with 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 Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. The 22-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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 140 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com