Homestand Highlights August 2-9

                WED., AUGUST 2 | 7:15 P.M. | OAKLAND ATHLETICS  

BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Lou Evans

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Presented by StubHub

 

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - FRIENDS OF FAITH: Friends of Faith is dedicated to fundraising to provide grants to Bay Area non-profits serving low income and uninsured breast cancer patients in memory of the late beloved news anchor, Faith Fancher.

 

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - FRIENDS OF FAITH: Representatives from Friends of Faith will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open through the 4th inning.

 

                THURS., AUGUST 3 | 7:15 P.M. | OAKLAND ATHLETICS

BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Sunshine Garcia

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Member of the Garcia Family

 

SPECIAL EVENT - GRATEFUL DEAD TRIBUTE NIGHT: The Giants will host Grateful Dead Tribute Night at AT&T Park. This special event ticket package includes a limited edition Giants-themed Dancing Bear bobblehead, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Also offered, the VIP ticket package includes admission to the Triples Alley pre-game party from 4:45-6:45 p.m., complimentary food and beverage (including beer and wine), the Giants-themed Dancing Bear bobblehead, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, as well as a VIP-edition Dancing Bear bobblehead, complete with a soundchip. Family members of the band will be on-hand at the pre-game party. A portion of proceeds from every special event ticket sold will benefit various charities selected by the band members. *Fans must have a special event or VIP ticket to attend this event or receive these items.

 

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - SEVA: SEVA strives to create self-sustaining programs that preserve and restore sight in underserved communities around the world.

 

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - SEVA: Representatives from SEVA will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open through the 4th inning.

 

                FRI., AUGUST 4 | 7:15 P.M. | ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS           

BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Selia Lucero

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Presented by CapCom

 

SPECIAL EVENT - VIDEO GAMER NIGHT: Presented by CapCom - The Giants will host Video Gamer Night at AT&T Park to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the game Street Fighter. This special event ticket includes a limited-edition Giants-themed "Street Fighter" t-shirt. *Fans must have this special event ticket to receive this item.

 

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - JDRF: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is dedicated to accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat type 1 diabetes and its complications.

 

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - GIANTS COMMUNITY FUND: The Giants Community Fund will have "Mystery Grab Bags" available for purchase. Each bag includes one premium item, such as an autographed ball or bobblehead, and several smaller promotional items. Bags will be sold pregame or until they sell out.

 

                SAT., AUGUST 5 | 6:05 P.M. | ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS         

BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Nina Odegaard

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: 1997 Giants Team

 

SPECIAL PRE-GAME CELEBRATION - 1997 GIANTS TEAM REUNION - The Giants will celebrate the 1997 Giants Team during a special pre-game celebration at AT&T Park. The following alumni players are scheduled to be in attendance: Rich Aurilia, Marvin Benard, Barry Bonds, Jacob Cruz, Shawn Estes, Mark Gardner, Brian Johnson, Jim Poole, Joe Roa, Rich Rodriguez, Kirk Rueter, J.T. Snow, Julian Tavarez, Jose Vizcaino, and Stacey Beck, wife of the late Rod Beck. The following members of the 1997 Giants coaching staff are also scheduled to be in attendance: Carlos Alfonso and Sonny Jackson.

 

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - JUNIOR GIANTS DAY: Celebrating the Junior Giants program, over 2,000 Junior Giants will attend the game. Festivities include a pre-game parade, junior announcer, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and recognition of the Junior Giants Willie Mac awardees.

 

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - JUNIOR GIANTS DAY: Representatives from the Junior Giants will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open through the 4th inning.

 

                SUN., AUGUST 6 | 1:05 P.M. | ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS        

BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Lily Elise

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Joe Torre

GIVEAWAY - HELLO KITTY DAY T-SHIRT - First 20,000 fans

 

SPECIAL EVENT - HELLO KITTY DAY: The Giants will host the Annual Hello Kitty Day at AT&T Park. Pre-game and in-game components will create a family friendly atmosphere surrounding Hello Kitty. This special event ticket package includes a special-edition Hello Kitty/Giants collectable tin. Also offered, the VIP ticket package includes admission to the Triples Alley Premium Location from 10:35 a.m.-12:35 p.m., complimentary food and beverage (including beer and wine), as well as three Hello Kitty/Giants items. VIP ticket holders are guaranteed to receive the Hello Kitty/Giants t-shirt that is given away to the first 20,000 fans who enter the ballpark, the special events-edition Hello Kitty/Giants collectable tin, as well as a collector's-edition Hello Kitty/Giants messenger bag. *Fans must have a special event or VIP ticket to attend this event and receive these items.

 

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - GIANTS COMMUNITY FUND EDUCATION DAY: The Giants Community Fund will host the annual Education Day at AT&T Park to recognize both the incoming and graduating classes of the Harmon and Sue Burns Scholars. Each year, 10 eighth-grade participants of the Junior Giants program are chosen as Harmon & Sue Burns Scholars based on their leadership skills, character, academic potential and Junior Giants involvement. Each scholar also receives a $5,000 scholarship. The Harmon and Sue Burns Scholarship Program was named in honor of the late Giants owners Harmon and Sue Burns and is underwritten by the Burns Family Foundation and Franklin Templeton Investments. Prior to a pre-game ceremony honoring the scholars, the scholars and their families participate in a Q&A session with a Giants player and Dave Flemming.

 

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - READING PARTNERS: Representatives from Reading Partners will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open through the 4th inning.

 

KIDS RUN THE BASES: Presented by See's Candies - Kids 14 & under are invited to run the bases following Sunday's game. Participants must exit the ballpark after the game and re-enter at the right field viewing portal from the Port Walk. After kids have finished running the bases, they will be directed out of the ballpark by event staff behind home plate.

 

                MON., AUGUST 7 | 7:15 P.M. | CHICAGO CUBS             

BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC BAY AREA

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM: James Hetfield & Kirk Hammett

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Lars Ulrich

 

SPECIAL EVENT - METALLICA NIGHT: The Giants will host the 5th Annual Metallica Night, honoring the Grammy-Award winning band that has been entertaining fans worldwide since the 1980s. With this special event ticket, fans will receive a Metallica/Giants co-branded "Hardwired for San Francisco" 3/4 sleeve shirt. Also offered, the VIP ticket package includes admission to the Triples Alley pre-game party from 4:45-6:45 p.m., complimentary food and beverage (including beer and wine), the "Hardwired for San Francisco" 3/4 sleeve shirt, as well as a limited-edition Metallica/Giants mini-drum desktop collectable. A special Q&A panel will take place at the pre-game VIP party with Lars and tennis coach, commentator and author Brad Gilbert to talk sports, music and more. Metallica entertainment will be featured throughout the game and a portion of proceeds from every Metallica Night special event ticket will benefit the Buster and Kristen Posey Fund for Pediatric Cancer Research. *Fans must have a special event ticket to receive this item or VIP ticket to receive these items and attend this event.

 

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF SAN FRANCISCO: The Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco, Inc. provides a safe haven for critically ill children and their families. RMH-SF offers a home away from home, home-cooked meals and supportive services for families while their children receive specialized medical treatment in San Francisco hospitals.

 

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF SAN FRANCISCO: Representatives from Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open through the 4th inning.

 

                TUES., AUGUST 8 | 7:15 P.M. | CHICAGO CUBS             

BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, MLBN (out-of-market only)

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Meggie Cansler - Broadway Under the Stars

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Ali Wong

 

PRE-GAME PROMOTION - SAY HEY TUESDAY PRESENTED BY NBC SPORTS BAY AREA: NBC Sports Bay Area will host Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live from Willie Mays Plaza. Fans are invited to come out early, grab an Authentic Giants Fan cheer card, and watch their favorite sports analysts. The first 500 fans who come to Willie Mays Plaza and get in line at the NBC Sports Bay Area tent will receive a giveaway.

 

                WED., AUGUST 9 | 12:45 P.M. | CHICAGO CUBS           

BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, MLBN (out-of-market only)

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Emily Griswold

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Presented by AT&T

 

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - SEPTEMBEARD: Septembeard is dedicated to discovering better treatments and ultimately a cure for prostate cancer during National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

 

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE -SEPTEMBEARD: Representatives from Septembeard will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open through the 4th inning.

 

                NOTES 

 

HEADING HOME CAMPAIGN: The Giants, Airbnb and Hamilton Families have partnered this season to raise awareness and funds in support of the City of San Francisco's Heading Home Campaign - which is dedicated to ending family homelessness in San Francisco. For every Giants run scored at AT&T Park this season, Airbnb and the Giants will donate up to $1,000 to the Heading Home Campaign. As of August 1, $188,000 has been donated to the Heading Home Campaign. Giants fans will also be asked to participate in the Heading Home Campaign by making a donation to Hamilton Families by texting "HOME" to 91-999 or going to hamiltonfamilies.org.

 

THE YARD AT MISSION ROCK: The Yard is open every Thursday - Sunday from 12 - 7 p.m.*, around every Giants home game from 2 hours before first pitch until 1 hour after first pitch**, and around every concert at AT&T Park from 2 hours before start of show until 1 hour after start of show.

*The Street Soccer USA Park operates daily, and hours vary. For league and drop-in schedules: streetsoccerusa.org/street-soccer-usa-park

**If a home game or concert falls between a Thursday and a Sunday, The Yard will be open at the earlier starting time and will close at the later closing time. For example, if there is a 12:45 p.m. game on a Saturday, The Yard will be open from 10:45 a.m. until 7 p.m. If there is a 7:15 p.m. game on a Friday, The Yard will be open from 12 p.m. until 8:15 p.m.