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Richmond Flying Squirrels double the fireworks for July 5 postgame


richmond-squirrelsThe Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are excited to announce that an extra fireworks show has been added to the already action-packed festivities on Sunday, July 5 at The Diamond.

The “Double-Feature” fireworks show on July 5 will be twice the blast and length of a regular Squirrels fireworks display.

The Sunday, July 5 game is also a special Kids Club Sunday and the contest will be broadcast live on 117 TV stations across the country as part of the “Minor League Baseball SundayShowcase” on American Sports Network (click here for listings). The Squirrels are encouraging all fans to wear red for a “Red Out” of The Diamond. Tickets for the contest can be found at www.squirrelsbaseball.com/tickets

“We are excited to be featured on a nationally broadcast game,” said Flying Squirrels VP & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell” The double feature fireworks show will be unique and special to all who share in this memorable night on Sunday.”

The Flying Squirrels return home on Saturday July 4th to begin a six game “All –American” homestand. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office or online at www.squirrelsbaseball.com/tickets .The promotional schedule is as follows:

Saturday, July 4th – Independence Day Celebration and Superblast Saturday Fireworks.

Sunday, July 5th – Double Feature Fireworks Show, Live TV Broadcast, Kids Club & “Red Out”

Monday, July 6th – Revolutionary Richmond, Liberty or Death Night.

Tuesday, July 7th  Hunter Strickland Bobblehead (1st 2,000 fans all ages) presented by NBC 12.

Wednesday, July 8th – Doug E. Fresh – “The World’s Greatest Entertainer and Human Beatbox” will make a special celebrity appearance at The Diamond.  Interested in hanging out with Doug E.? Check out the VIP all-you-can-eat picnic tickets here.

Thursday, July 9th  In-Your-Face-Fireworks fireworks presented by Your Local Ford Dealers.


The Squirrels were selected as one of 15 Minor League Sunday Showcase contests this year on American Sports Network. The full lineup of games is listed below:

• May 31: Iowa Cubs (Cubs) at El Paso Chihuahuas (Padres), 7 p.m. ET

• June 7: Carolina Mudcats (Braves) at Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Cubs), 6 p.m. ET

• June 14: Greensboro Grasshoppers (Marlins) at Lexington Legends (Royals), 6 p.m. ET

• June 20: Florida State League All-Star Game, hosted by St. Lucie Mets (Mets), Port St. Lucie, Florida, 7 p.m. ET

• June 21: Harrisburg Senators (Nationals) at Altoona Curve (Pirates), 6 p.m. ET

• June 23: Midwest League All-Star Game, hosted by Peoria Chiefs (Cardinals), Peoria, Illinois, 7 p.m. ET

• June 28: Springfield Cardinals (Cardinals) at Arkansas Travelers (Angels), 7 p.m. ET

July 5: Akron RubberDucks (Indians) at Richmond Flying Squirrels (Giants), 6 p.m. ET

July 12: Spokane Indians (Rangers) at Hillsboro Hops (Diamondbacks), 7 p.m. ET

July 19: Aberdeen IronBirds (Orioles) at Tri-City ValleyCats (Astros), 6 p.m. ET

July 26: Durham Bulls (Rays) at Norfolk Tides (Orioles), 6 p.m. ET

August 2: Nashville Sounds (Athletics) at Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals), 6 p.m. ET

August 9: Birmingham Barons (White Sox) at Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Reds), 6 p.m. ET

August 16: Gwinnett Braves (Braves) at Columbus Clippers (Indians), 6 p.m. ET

August 23: Hickory Crawdads (Rangers) at Greensboro Grasshoppers (Marlins), 6 p.m. ET



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