Nov 16, 2011 1:55 AM by Lee Douglas/Sky Sox
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have released their 2012 regular season schedule and are working hard to build on the record setting success of the 2011 season when the Sky Sox drew a franchise record 339,000 fans. All the exciting action on the field with the Rockies top prospects will be matched off the field by another year of exciting promotions. Season ticket packages are on sale now and start at just $60.
The 2012 season will feature many popular and exciting promotional nights and will be anchored by 12 fantastic fireworks shows, including the spectacular Independence Day show on July 4th and the third annual Skyfest Spectacular, the largest fireworks show of the season, on Saturday, September 1st.
Also returning for 2012 will be 50¢ hot dogs on 11 Sundays, eight Kids Eat Free Mondays, ten $2.00 Tuesdays, and seven $3 Microbrew Thursdays. Combine all these special events with the addition of several nights of fantastic national entertainers and fun giveaways throughout the season and Sky Sox baseball continues to be the best and most affordable family entertainment in the Front Range region.
The Sky Sox' season kicks off with an eight-game road trip with the Reno Aces (Affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks) and the Tacoma Rainiers (Affiliate of the Seattle Mariners) from April 5th through the 12th before the team returns to Security Service Field to open the home schedule with an eight-game home stand. The 2012 home opener will be at 6:05 PM on Friday, April 13th against the Las Vegas 51s (Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays) with the 51s staying through April 16th. The Sky Sox first home stand will also feature the Tucson Padres (Affiliate of the San Diego Padres) from April 17th through the 20th.