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Cardinals play for moms in home opener


(Photo: Art Ward/Hamilton Cardinals)

(Photo: Art Ward/Hamilton Cardinals)

With their home and season opening Intercounty Baseball League game 11 days away, the Hamilton Cardinals have released their ticket pricing and promotional schedule for the 2016 season. And it all starts Sunday May 8th at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices for the new campaign will remain unchanged, notes team president JP Molinaro. Single admission adult, senior and student tickets are $5 while kids 12-years of age and younger are free for all regular season home games.

New this season is the Grand Slam Group Deal. Groups of 20 or more can purchase the Grand Slam Deal which includes a ticket to the game, a hot dog, pop and fries all for $10 per adult and $5 per kid. Orders for the deal must be made one week in advance of the game by emailing iblcardinals@gmail.com. Use the same email address if your child looking to celebrate his or her birthday at a Cardinals game. Birthday packages are being put together now.

The Cardinals promotional schedule this year begins with Mother’s Day May 8 when the Kitchener Panthers visit Bernie Arbour for a 2 p.m. contest. The first one hundred (100) moms to enter Bernie Arbour Stadium will receive a flower courtesy of Jean’s Flower Shop. Other promotional days include Cardinals Kids’ Days every Sunday, Pink in the Park, First Responders Day and Christmas in July.

Promotions dates are:

Sunday, May 8 – Mother’s Day & Home Opener
Sunday, May 15 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats Celebrity Softball Classic

Sunday, June 5 – Pink in the Park
Sunday, June 19 – Challenger Baseball Day

Sunday, July 3 – First Responders Day
Friday, July 8 – Christmas in July
Sunday, July 24 – Hamilton Bulldogs Day

The organization will also be handing out water bottles to the first 50 kids to enter the park on June 12th and July 17th. For more details on these and other events please visit www.iblcardinals.com.

The Cardinals launch their 2016 IBL season on the road in Guelph Saturday, May 7 when they face the Royals at David E Hastings Stadium starting at 1 p.m.

Tickets for all Hamilton Cardinals home games are available at the Bernie Arbour Stadium Box Office on game day. For more information on tickets please visit www.iblcardinals.com.

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