Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Dodgers Opening Homestand Highlights

What's going on at Dodger Stadium for the rest of the homestand?

Wednesday, April 11 - 7:10 p.m. vs Pittsburgh Pirates
The first 30,000 fans with valid tickets at Wednesday’s game will receive Clayton Kershaw Cy Young Replicas presented by StubHub! and Kershaw will be ceremonially presented with the original trophy during pregame ceremonies.

Thursday, April 12 - 7:10 p.m. vs Pittsburgh Pirates

Outdoorsman Bear Grylls, who starred on “Man vs. Wild,” will throw out a ceremonial first pitch and Trisha Lopez of Pico Rivera will sing the national anthem. Rivera was selected after auditioning at the Red, White and Blue national anthem auditions.

Friday, April 13 - 7:10 p.m. vs San Diego Padres

Before the game, Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw will be given their Player’s Choice Awards, Kemp, Kershaw and Andre Ethier will be presented with their Rawlings Gold Glove Awards and Kemp will receive his Silver Slugger Award.

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen will perform the national anthem and God Bless America and the current “American Idol” finalists will be guests of the Dodgers at the game.

Fans can enjoy Friday Night Fireworks from the field after the game. This week’s fireworks show will celebrate Dodger award winners who have played at Dodger Stadium through the decades.

Saturday, April 14 - 7:10 p.m. vs San Diego Padres
Dodger Stadium Replicas presented by State Farm will be given to the first 30,000 people at the game with valid tickets.

The band The Airborne Toxic Event, which is made up of L.A. natives, will perform the national anthem and Nancy Bea Hefley, who is celebrating her 25th year as Dodger Stadium’s organist, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

The 2K Sports RV will be at Dodger Stadium on Saturday and Sunday as it tours the country. The RV tour invites Dodgers fans to demo MLB 2K12 on Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3, have their picture placed on the cover of the game, take home limited edition swag and take a few swings in the batting cages.

Sunday, April 15 - 1:10 p.m. vs San Diego Padres

The Dodgers will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on the 65th anniversary of the day Robinson broke the color barrier as a Dodger and all uniformed personnel will wear number 42 in his honor.

The First African Methodist Episcopal Church Unity Choir will perform the national anthem and God Bless America and seven of the Dodgers’ Team 42 scholars, who receive college scholarships through the Dodgers Dream Foundation and the Jackie Robinson Foundation, will be recognized on the field before the game.

Kids Jackie Robinson Sweatbands presented by Melissa’s Produce will be given to the first 15,000 kids age 14 and under in attendance at the game.

Sunday is the first Dodger Youth Baseball Day of the season and Little League teams will have the opportunity to parade on the field before the game.

It is also the first Viva Los Dodgers Day of the season, presented by State Farm, Chevrolet and Time Warner Cable. The season-long initiative is in its third year and celebrates the legacy of Latin American Dodger players past and present at a family-friendly pregame festival held in lot 6 two hours prior to each Sunday's game. This Sunday, Last Comic Standing winner Felipe Esparza and Mexican-American band Moonlight Trio will perform. For more information, visit

Jr. Dodger Broadcasters will call the game and fans can listen to the Jr. Dodgers Broadcast at

Following the game, children age 14 and under can participate in Kids Run the Bases.

Click here for the autograph alley schedule.

1 comment:

Ebolaboi said...

Ohhh Nice! Airbourne on Saturday! Gotta get there earlier!!