This Weekend at Citizens Bank Park (June 5-7): Phillies vs. Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (June 5-7)

FRIDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 5:05 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: NBC10, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and in Spanish on SBP 1680.

  • African American Heritage Night Presented by the Sound of Philadelphia. Starting at 6:30 p.m., Philadelphia International Records & the Phillies will honor Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees The O'Jays, whose hits include "Love Train" and "For The Love of Money," and Jazz Legend Jean Carne, whose hits include "Don't Let It Go To Your Head". Special guests include Rock & Roll Hall of Fame icons Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Plus, National Anthem sung by pop and R&B singer Bunny Sigler. Click here for full celebration details.
     
  • McDonald's Share Night.
     
  • Major League Baseball Players Alumni Auction: 3rd Base Plaza until 5th inning, featuring autographed memorabilia.
     
  • Player Ticket Program: Chooch's Chicos will host the National Stop the Violence Alliance, Inc. (Camden, NJ).

SATURDAY: 3:05 p.m. … All gates: 1:05 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and in Spanish on SBP 1680.

  • Phillies Salute to Veterans featuring the POW-MIA National Chair of Honor unveiling.
    • Phillies Chairman David Montgomery, Phillies Wall of Famer Garry Maddox, who is a Vietnam Veteran, and Sportswriter Jerry Jonas will unveil the Phillies POW-MIA National Chair of Honor, which will be at Citizens Bank Park for the entire season in honor of those military who are prisoners of war or missing in action.
       
    • Veterans from conflicts from World War II until the current day will be introduced on the field. Vietnam veterans will carry the 50 state flags in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. All-Service color guard.
       
    • Representatives from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center PALS Program will participate in the pregame ceremonies
       
    • First Ball: Representative from Toyota's Hiring Our Heroes program
       
    • America the Beautiful, National Anthem and God Bless America performed by TSgt Talani Quintello of the United States Air Force.
       
    • Hometown Heroes Base Change presented by Rothman Institute:  Frank Fisher, a nurse who served in Afghanistan on the Golden Hour Offset Surgical Team, and who also has been named Firefighter of the Year by the American Legion Post 521.
       
    • Military Discount Date. Theme Night Ticket Required.
       
  • ShopRite Partners in Caring Food Drive to benefit Philabundance. Fans who bring a non-perishable food donation to the ShopRite Can Can truck parked on Citizens Bank Way between 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. will receive a FREE ShopRite re-usable grocery bag while supplies last, as well as Buy One Get One Free Phillies Tickets, courtesy of ShopRite. Fans can also drop off their donations in Philabundance bins located at any Citizens Bank Park entrance gate.
    • Also on Citizens Bank Way: ShopRite Scrunch will be with the Phillies Ballgirls;Fun events for kids of all ages, including the Phillies Galapagos Gang, Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels; CBS Radio will be playing music; A chance to win tickets to the upcoming "ShopRite Back-to-School Giveaway Night" at the Sunday, August 30th Phillies vs. San Diego Padres game; Food sampling from ShopRite, Turkey Hill, Herr's and Tastykake, and giveaways, while supplies last; 2:00 p.m. appearances (subject to change) by the Phillie Phanatic, Greg "The Bull" Luzinski and Mitch "Wild Thing" Williams.
       
  • Crohns and Colitis Foundation Night. Phillies' Jake Diekman will take part in this pre-game recognition.
     
  • Major League Baseball Players Alumni Auction: 3rd Base Plaza until 5th inning, featuring autographed memorabilia.

SUNDAY: 1:35 p.m. … All Gates Open - 11:35 a.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and in Spanish on SBP 1680.

  • IBEW Local 98 Ken Giles T-Shirt for children 14 and under.
     
  • Book Signing: Broadcaster Matt Stairs will be signing copies of his book, A Boy Named Matt, at the NewsStand behind Section 111.
     
  • Kisses for Kyle Foundation Day.
     
  • On-field: Paxon Hollow Middle School Jazz Ensemble from Broomall, Pa.
     
  • National Anthem: The Bucknell University Bison Chips.
     
  • God Bless America: John Maurer.
     
  • Celebrate Sundays. In-Game - $5 Ice Cream Sundaes and Root Beer Floats at Harry the K's starting in the 4th inning. Free face painting on the Main Concourse.

Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000 or in person at the First Base Gate Ticket Windows.

Traffic: Motorists are reminded they can log on to www.511pa.com, www.511nj.org or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding the Sports Complex.

Phandom: Fans are encouraged to check-in using Ballpark, Citizens Bank Park's official mobile app! Fans can also follow the action before and during the game via @Phillies on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, which also features special opportunities and prizes for followers. Plus, check out MLB.com's At Bat App for lots more.

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