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Play ball! Discounts for UNCG’s night at the Grasshoppers

Photo of the Chancellor and others at a baseball gameBreak out your blue and gold, and come ready to cheer – and sing.

The 2019 UNC Greensboro Fan Appreciation Night with the Greensboro Grasshoppers will be Saturday, Aug. 17. The first pitch is at 7 p.m. – but arrive early to catch all the fun.

You’ll see UNCG Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. announce the starting lineups and, at the seventh inning stretch, lead the crowd in the singing of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” (All Spartans, sing along.)

UNCG student Tucker Daniel will play “God Bless America” before the 7th inning stretch.

Spiro will throw out the first pitch.

The Bands of Sparta pep band and the Spirit Team will be on hand, and UNCG Athletics will have a concourse table for fans to register for “nine innings of giving.” After the game, enjoy fireworks!

How do faculty, staff, students and alumni purchase discounted tickets for the game? Those interested in the event the evening of Saturday, Aug. 17, may visit https://groupmatics.events/s/other/Uncg to receive the premium seats at the reduced price of $8.

Be sure to show wear your Spartan gear and show off your Spartan spirit.