Oakland A's to unveil "Holy Toledo" sign in center field during the upcoming homestand

The Oakland Athletics will return home to the Oakland Coliseum this Friday, May 5 to host a six-game homestand against the Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels.
 
To pay homage to the late A's broadcaster Bill King, the team will unveil a Holy Toledo sign in center field before this Friday's game. The sign will light up during big A's plays. The A's will also begin offering a peanut-controlled zone in Loge 66 for every game starting this homestand. No peanuts will be allowed in the designated seating area. The homestand will also feature "510 Day" on May 10 as a tribute to Oakland, a Bob Melvin bobblehead giveaway, presented by Comerica Bank, on May 6 and a Sean Manaea LED watch promotion, presented by Black Bear Diner, on May 7.
 
The complete homestand is below.
 
Friday, May 5 | Detroit Tigers | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 The Game and the A's Radio Network

 
BART RAPID DEAL DAY: Fans can take advantage of one of the best deals in sports with $5 tickets during Rapid Deal Days, presented by BARTable. A limited number of tickets are available online for select games throughout the season. For more information, visit athletics.com/bart.
 
NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA AUTHENTIC FAN FRIDAY: Every Friday home game, fans in sections 316 - 318, will receive a giveaway, a personalized photo booth card, $6 food or merchandise value, and more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit athletics.com/authenticfan.
 
GREEN STAMPEDE HOMEWORK CLUB: Elementary school students will visit the Coliseum to receive help with their homework from tutors and aides. After the students have finished their homework, they are able to sit in the stands and watch the game.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND 50/50 RAFFLE: At select home games throughout the 2017 season, fans can participate in the A's Community Fund 50/50 Raffle, presented by Better Health East Bay, a Sutter Health Foundation. One lucky fan has the opportunity to win half of the gross proceeds raised at each game, with the remaining proceeds benefitting the A's Community Fund's mission to support charitable organizations that aim to improve the quality of life for people throughout the Bay Area. Visit the concourse behind Section 217 or look for designated Raffle Team Members around the ballpark.
 
National Anthem: Delaine Eastin Elementary School Choir  
Ceremonial First Pitch: Corona representative        
         
Saturday, May 6 | Detroit Tigers | 6:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: KFOX 98.5 FM and the A's Radio Network

 
BOB MELVIN BOBBLEHEAD: 15,000 fans will receive a Bob Melvin bobblehead, presented by Comerica Bank.
 
CHEVROLET COACHES CLINIC: Each season, the A's coaches host hundreds of aspiring youth baseball players in a series of Chevrolet Coaches Clinics on the field before a game. Children participate in pitching, throwing, fielding, catching, base running, and hitting workshops to fine-tune their skills. Following the clinic, participants get A's ticket vouchers and coaches' autographs, courtesy of Chevrolet and the Bay Area Chevrolet dealer group.
 
A's AMIGOS: The A's Amigos program gives our community's bilingual Spanish speaking children from nonprofit organizations the opportunity to interact with bilingual A's players. Participants are able to learn about the value of sportsmanship and hard work from their role models. In addition to the pregame chat, each child receives a game ticket and an A's cap. A's Amigos is driven by Chevrolet. 
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND 50/50 RAFFLE: At select home games throughout the 2017 season, fans can participate in the A's Community Fund 50/50 Raffle, presented by Better Health East Bay, a Sutter Health Foundation. One lucky fan has the opportunity to win half of the gross proceeds raised at each game, with the remaining proceeds benefitting the A's Community Fund's mission to support charitable organizations that aim to improve the quality of life for people throughout the Bay Area. Visit the concourse behind Section 217 or look for designated Raffle Team Members around the ballpark.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND SILENT AUCTION: Every Saturday and Sunday home game (and other select games), the A's Community Fund hosts a silent auction featuring signed and unsigned A's memorabilia as well as game-used items. The silent auctions are located in the A's fan center behind section 120 and end with the last out in the bottom of the fifth inning.
 
National Anthem: Jessica Johnson
Ceremonial First Pitch: Crystal Cole, Comerica Bank
                 
Sunday, May 7 | Detroit Tigers | 1:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 The Game and the A's Radio Network

   
SEAN MANAEA LED WATCH GIVEAWAY: 15,000 fans will receive the Sean Manaea LED Watch giveaway, courtesy of Black Bear Diner.
 
SUNDAY FUNDAY TICKET PACK: Fans can buy four tickets to any Sunday home game for just $50. Visit, athletics.com/sunday.
 
LITTLE LEAGUE DAY: All fans who purchase a special ticket for this event will be able to attend the pregame festival and participate in an on-field parade. This event is open to all Little Leagues, youth baseball and softball leagues, as well as coaches, families and friends. The Little League Festival runs from 9 - 10:30 a.m. in B Lot, followed by the on-field parade at 10:45 a.m.
 
TAKE THE FIELD WITH THE A's: The Take the Field with the A's program gives youth baseball and softball teams the chance to live out their Major League dreams. As part of this program, youth players from a local baseball or softball team join Oakland A's players on the field during the National Anthem. The Minor A's B team of Mt. Eden Little League will distribute sunscreen to the A's players on behalf of Sutter Health's Fitness Sluggers' program, to help remind fans of the importance to "Play Sun Smart."
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND 50/50 RAFFLE: At select home games throughout the 2017 season, fans can participate in the A's Community Fund 50/50 Raffle, presented by Better Health East Bay, a Sutter Health Foundation. One lucky fan has the opportunity to win half of the gross proceeds raised at each game, with the remaining proceeds benefitting the A's Community Fund's mission to support charitable organizations that aim to improve the quality of life for people throughout the Bay Area. Visit the concourse behind Section 217 or look for designated Raffle Team Members around the ballpark.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND SILENT AUCTION: Every Saturday and Sunday home game (and other select games), the A's Community Fund hosts a silent auction featuring signed and unsigned A's memorabilia as well as game-used items. The silent auctions are located in the A's fan center behind section 120 and end with the last out in the bottom of the fifth inning.
 
RACE AROUND THE BASES: Race Around the Bases, presented by Sutter Health, invites children 14 & younger onto the field after most Sunday day games to run the bases. Each participant will receive an A's Fitness Sluggers cheer card as they leave the field.
 
National Anthem: Felicia Zapata
Ceremonial First Pitch: Biscuit the Bear, Black Bear Diner mascot           
 
Monday, May 8 | Los Angeles Angels | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: KFOX 98.5 FM and the A's Radio Network
        
 
National Anthem: Sinaloa Middle School Choir 
Ceremonial First Pitch: Norman Pacheco
 
Tuesday, May 9 | Los Angeles Angels | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 The Game and the A's Radio Network  
  
 
SCHOOL OF IMAGINATION VISIT: Stephen Vogt will visit with students at Dublin's School of Imagination from 10:30 a.m. - noon. Vogt makes regular visits to the school throughout the season. The program is supported by Azusa Pacific University, Vogt's alma mater.
 
YOUTH SPORTS NATION'S "PLAY BALL" TOUR SCHOOL VISIT: The A's will visit with students at Allendale Elementary School from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. as part of the Youth Sports Nation's "Play Ball" Tour. An A's player will join Terry T. Butler, aka Mr. Community, for a presentation that combines music, sports and community to celebrate the game of baseball. The program will also include Youth Sports Nation's three pledges: get an education, love my parents and respect my elders.
 
CHEVY FREE PARKING TUESDAY: To continually provide value to A's fans, Free Parking Tuesdays is back for most Tuesday home games during the 2017 season. All fans park for free on these days.
 
National Anthem: Bay Elementary School Choir
Ceremonial First Pitch: Hormel representative
 
Wednesday, May 10 | Los Angeles Angels | 12:35 p.m.
 
TV: MLB Network
Radio: 95.7 The Game and the A's Radio Network

 
510 DAY: To build upon the A's commitment to Oakland, the team will host "510 Day" to recognize individuals and organizations who are making a difference in the community. The Oakland A's Community Fund will donate $10,000 each on May 10 (5/10) to five Oakland-based nonprofit organizations: the East Oakland Youth Development Center, Men of Valor Academy, Oakland Public Education Fund, the Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation and Rebuilding Together - Oakland.
 
FOOD BANK WEDNESDAYS
: On select Wednesdays throughout the season, volunteers will be on-site to help collect cans of food and monetary donations before the game to benefit the Alameda County Food Bank. With every five cans donated or $20 contribution, fans will receive two vouchers that are redeemable for a Plaza Level ticket at 50% off for a 2017 A's game. Food Bank Wednesdays is presented by Lagunitas.
 
Pregame performance: Oakland Ballet
National Anthem: Isa Chu
Ceremonial First Pitch: NBC Sports California representative