The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced their promotional schedule for the 2015 regular season. Here is the information you need to know, including a list of all the promotions, via a Diamondbacks press release:
“The Arizona Diamondbacks announced the 2015 promotional schedule, highlighted by the retirement of Randy Johnson’s No. 51 and bobblehead giveaway in 2015. D-backs mini-plans will go on sale Jan. 26 allowing fans to secure their seats for the historic festivities and include options for a 10-Game Mini-Plan and Prime Seat 6-Pack.
Johnson will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame this year and the D-backs will honor him with a special Hall of Fame bobblehead giveaway on July 25, which coincides with Hall of Fame weekend in Cooperstown.
In addition, the D-backs will retire Johnson’s uniform No. 51 during a special ceremony on Aug. 8. Johnson recently rejoined the D-backs’ organization and will serve as Special Assistant to the President & CEO Derrick Hall.
The D-backs will give away five bobbleheads in 2015, including D-backs Hello Kitty (April 11), Josh Collmenter (May 9), Tony La Russa (June 6), A.J. Pollock Star Wars (July 18) and Randy Johnson Hall of Fame (July 25).
Additional new and exciting giveaway items include a Paul Goldschmidt Cap (April 25), D-backs Mother’s Day Ladies’ Soft-style T-shirt (May 10), D-backs Fedora (May 24), D-backs Fun Socks (July 19), D-backs Insulated Lunch Bag (July 26) and D-backs Beer Stein (Sept. 12).
The D-backs will be home for the holidays and will celebrate with fans on Mother’s Day (May 10), Father’s Day (June 21), Fourth of July and Labor Day (Sept. 7), and will honor our heroes on Sept. 11. Fans can expect several specialized theme nights throughout the season, including Country Night (April 25), Superheroes Night (May 22), Outdoor Recreation Night (May 23), Native American Recognition Day (June 20), Star Wars Night (July 18), Alumni Day (Aug. 9), and Hispanic Heritage Day (Oct. 3).
Also returning in 2015, the club will host post-game fireworks shows, presented by Gila River Casinos, following 12 Friday night home games and one special fireworks night on Fourth of July.
The D-backs’ 2015 promotional dates are available at dbacks.com/giveaways, with highlights below: 2015 Magnet Schedule, courtesy of Pepsi (40,000 fans on April 6 vs. Giants) Opening Day Street Festival (April 6 vs. Giants) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (April 10 vs. Dodgers) D-backs Hello Kitty Bobblehead (10,000 fans on April 11 vs. Dodgers) Country Night, presented by Wyndham Vacation Ownership (April 24 vs. Pirates) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (April 24 vs. Pirates) Paul Goldschmidt Cap, courtesy of Sanderson Ford (20,000 fans on April 25 vs. Pirates)
Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (May 8 vs. Padres) Josh Collmenter Bobblehead, courtesy of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM (20,000 fans on May 9 vs. Padres) Mother’s Day (May 10 vs. Padres) Ladies’ Soft-style T-shirt (10,000 moms on May 10 vs. Padres) Superheroes Night (May 22 vs. Cubs) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (May 22 vs. Cubs) Outdoor Recreation Night (May 23 vs. Cubs) MLB Network Bag (20,000 fans on May 23 vs. Cubs) D-backs Fedora, courtesy of Gila River Casinos (20,000 fans on May 24 vs. Cubs)
Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night(June 5 vs. Mets) Tony La Russa Bobblehead, courtesy of Chevrolet (20,000 fans on June 6 vs. Mets) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (June 19 vs. Padres) Native American Recognition Day, presented by Gila River Casinos (June 20 vs. Padres) D-backs Backpack, courtesy of Gila River Casinos (20,000 fans on June 20 vs. Padres) Father’s Day (June 21 vs. Padres)
Fourth of July (July 4 vs. Rockies) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (July 4 vs. Rockies) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (July 17 vs. Giants) Star Wars Night (July 18 vs. Giants) A.J. Pollock Star Wars Bobblehead (20,000 fans on July 18 vs. Giants) D-backs Fun Socks (10,000 fans on July 19 vs. Giants) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (July 24 vs. Brewers) Randy Johnson Hall of Fame Bobblehead (25,000 fans on July 25 vs. Brewers) D-backs Insulated Lunch Bag, courtesy of Arizona Milk Producers (5,000 kids on July 26 vs. Brewers)
Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (Aug. 7 vs. Reds) Randy Johnson No. 51 Retirement (Aug. 8 vs. Reds) Alumni Day, presented by Sanderson Ford (Aug. 9 vs. Reds) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (Aug. 28 vs. A’s)
Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (Sept. 11 vs. Dodgers) D-backs Beer Stein, courtesy of Budweiser (10,000 21+ fans on Sept. 12 vs. Dodgers) Gila River Casinos Fireworks Night (Oct. 2 vs. Astros) Hispanic Heritage Day, presented by Budweiser (Oct. 3 vs. Astros) Hispanic Heritage Day Street Festival, presented by APS (Oct. 3 vs. Astros)
The D-backs 10-Game Mini-Plan allows fans to choose any 10 games throughout the season. The Prime Seat 6-Pack allows fans to experience three games right behind the dugout and three games from right behind home plate. Both mini-plans will go on sale on Jan. 26. For more information on ticket packages, visit www.dbacks.com/tickets or call 602.514.8400.”
The 2015 season is almost here and I can’t wait!