Monday, May 31, 2010

Upcoming Homestand Highlights May 31/ June 13


It's a huge homestand!

Monday May 31 vs Diamondbacks. 6:10 pm

The first 15,000 kids age 14 and under in attendance will receive Manny Ramirez Kids Batting Practice Jerseys.

In honor of Memorial Day approximately 1,000 veterans and active-duty military will attend the game courtesy of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Army member Gigi Theocharides will sing the National Anthem and God Bless America and a representative Color Guard will be presenting Colors from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines before the game. Military members will also accompany former Dodgers on the field for the ceremonial first pitch.

The fourth edition of the Dodgers Playbill will debut and be distributed at all parking gates throughout the homestand. This issue showcases ThinkCure! Weekend on the cover and inside fans can read more about ThinkCure! and find information on upcoming Dodger promotions ticket savings, merchandise and more.

Autograph Alley: TBA

Tuesday June 1 vs Diamondbacks. 7:10 pm

The Los Angeles Dodgers will honor nine of Southern California’s Teachers of the Year on the field before the game, including teachers from Alta Loma, Ventura, La Puente, Burbank and Irvine. California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell will throw out a ceremonial first pitch and it will be caught by founding member of the band Chicago, Robert Lamm, who are both champions of education in California.

The Dodgers will also recognize the John Marshall High School Academic Decathlon Team before the game. The team is the Los Angeles City Champion, California Large School Champion and United States Academic Decathlon Large School Online National Champion.

Autograph Alley: TBA

Wednesday June 2 vs Diamondbacks. 12:10 pm

Contestants on the 2010 “Next Food Network Star” Doreen Fang and Darrell “DAS” Smith, both from Los Angeles, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch. Smith is also a teacher at Beverly Hills High School.

Singer Melody Thornton of the group the Pussycat Dolls will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America.

Autograph Alley: TBA

Thursday June 3 vs Braves. 7:10 pm

The first 15,000 kids age 14 & under in attendance will receive Matt Kemp Action Figures.

E! News correspondents Guiliana Rancic, Ashlan Gorse, Jason Kennedy and Sal Masekela will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Actor Harold Perrineau, best known for his role as Michael on “Lost,” will sing the National Anthem and God Bless America.

Autograph Alley: Jim Gott

Friday June 4 vs Braves. 7:10 pm

Friday is ‘70s Night and the first 20,000 fans will receive a Loney and Blake ‘70s-themed poster.

Also as part of ‘70s night, actor Barry Williams, best known for his role as Greg Brady on “The Brady Bunch,” will sing the National Anthem and God Bless America.

Autograph Alley: Tommy Davis



Saturday June 5 vs Braves. 7:10 pm

2010 Miss America winner Caressa Cameron will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America.

Autograph Alley: Ken McMullen

Sunday June 6 vs Braves. 1:10 pm

Every Sunday at Dodger Stadium this year is a Viva Los Dodgers Sunday, presented by State Farm. Starting two hours prior to the game fans can enjoy live music and a family-friendly celebration in Lot 6 and this Sunday fans can enjoy live musical performances by Estrellas de Tuzantla.

Sunday is also a Universal Studios Hollywood Kids Free Day, presented by Universal Studios Hollywood, and every child in attendance at the Dodger game will receive a voucher good for free admission to Universal Studios Hollywood with each paid adult admission to the theme park.

Fans who sit in the My Town, Cuba section on Saturday will receive Dodgertown, Cuba t-shirts and an all-you-can-eat menu including cubano sandwiches and plantain chips. To purchase tickets in Dodgertown, Cuba visit www.dodgers.com/mytown.

Autograph Alley: Jimmy Campanis

Monday June 7 vs Cardinals. 7:10 pm

Dodger 30-year Adopt a School partner Solano Avenue Elementary School will be honored before the game. Solano was recently awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award by the United States Department of Education for being a national role model for showing dramatic improvement or continuing to demonstrate high levels of educational performance with a large numbers of disadvantaged students. Distinguished staff members who will be retiring at the end of the school year, Principal Richard Hickcox and teacher Judy Foon, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

“America's Got Talent” winner and Las Vegas headliner Terry Fator will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America.

Fitness trainer from “The Biggest Loser” Jillian Michaels will announce “It’s time for Dodger baseball” at the start of the game.

Autograph Alley: TBA

Tuesday June 8 vs Cardinals. 7:10 pm

The first 50,000 fans will receive Jonathan Broxton Bobbleheads presented by Kaiser Permanente.

Alex Lambert, a contestant on American Idol season nine, will sing the National Anthem and God Bless America.

The Dodgers will recognize the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s “Keep Dad in the Game” program before the game. Dodger player representative Matt Kemp and 2010 Prostate Cancer Foundation Home Run Challenge Co-Chair and prostate cancer survivor Joe Torre will join Founder and Chairman of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Michael Milken, in a pre-game ceremony. Each time a Major League player hits a home run during select Father’s Day week games, money will be donated to prostate cancer research as part of MLB’s “Keep Dad in the Game” program.

Autograph Alley: TBA

Wednesday June 9 vs Cardinals. 7:10 pm

Fans who sit in the My Town, Phillipines section on Saturday will receive Dodgertown, Phillipines t-shirts and an all-you-can-eat menu including chicken adobo and Phillipine-style race. Fans can purchase tickets to sit in the section at www.dodgers.com/mytown.

As part of Filipino night, Filipina actress Krista Ranillo will throw out a ceremonial first pitch, Jessica Sanchez will sing the National Anthem and A.J. Rafael will sing God Bless America.

The Dodgers will present the State Farm Good Neighbor Award honoring the Emergency Department of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles on the field before the game.

Autograph Alley: TBA

Thursday June 10 - Day off -

Thursday is the ninth annual Dodgers Dream Foundation Charity Golf Invitational at Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes. Several foursomes still remain open for the event and can be obtained by calling 323-224-1413. This year, several Dodger players, coaches and legends will attend including Chad Billingsley, Jeff Weaver, John Ely, Mariano Duncan, Maury Wills, Fernando Valenzuela, Eric Karros, Tommy Davis, Bill Russell, Steve Yeager, Todd Zeile, Bob Welch, “Sweet” Lou Johnson and Kenny Landreaux.

Friday June 11 vs Angels. 7:10 pm

Friday is the first day of the third annual ThinkCure! Weekend. Fans can donate to the ThinkCure! Weekend online at www.dodgers.com/thinkcureweekend and www.thinkcure.org, by calling (866) 554-CURE or by texting CURE to 50555 to make a $10 donation through their mobile phone bill. An online auction on dodgers.com for unique Dodger experiences and memorabilia will run from June 8 to June 14.

Food Network star and chef Tyler Florence will throw out a ceremonial first pitch

Autograph Alley: TBA

Saturday June 12 vs Angels. 7:10 pm

Saturday is the second and final day of ThinkCure! Weekend.

Autograph Alley: TBA

Sunday June 13 vs Angels. 1:10 pm

Sunday is a Viva Los Dodgers Sunday, presented by State Farm. Starting two hours prior to the game fans can enjoy live music and a family-friendly celebration in Lot 6 and this Sunday fans can enjoy live musical performances by Gustavo Galindo.

Fans who sit in the My Town, Fernando Valley section on Saturday will receive Dodgertown, Fernando Valley t-shirts and an all-you-can-eat menu including carne asada tacos and alote a la parilla. Fans can purchase tickets to sit in Fernando Valley at www.dodgers.com/mytown.

Autograph Alley: TBA

8 comments:

dodgerbobble said...

Those Fernando shirts are awsome. All you can eat carne asada tacos? I may have to sit in that section that day.

Roberto said...

But is it real authentic carne asada tacos!? :)

dodgerbobble said...

Probably gringo style.

Roberto said...

lol Not acceptable!

Falling LEAVes said...

Note about Tuesday... John Marshall is not only the high school I graduated from, but Jon SooHoo as well. I believe they were also on the Oprah show recently (or it was taped recently and hasn't aired yet)... lol dare i pull out my high school band jacket for the game?

Roberto said...

Do it Linda!

Josh S. said...

Marshall Alumni represent!

Hey Roberto, I really appreciate posts like these. It's so helpful to have all this info in one place.

Roberto said...

Thanks for the kind words Josh!