Giants announce Opening Week schedule

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. - The San Francisco Giants open their 13th season at AT&T Park with a six-game homestand against the Pittsburgh Pirates, April 13-15 and the Philadelphia Phillies, April 16-18.

 

On Friday, April 13, at 1:35 p.m. the Giants will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in their 55th home opener in San Francisco and 130th campaign overall. The first 40,000 fans will receive AT&T Opening Day Calendars. In addition, the AT&T Opening Week will feature a special reunion of the 1962 team to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first World Series in San Francisco featuring the Giants and New York Yankees. More than 14 members of the 1962 team will participate in the ceremony – including former Giants manager Alvin Dark, Don Larsen, Willie McCovey and Willie Mays. First pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. with gates opening at 11:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, April 14, the AT&T Opening Week will continue with Opening Night Fireworks presented by Hanwha Solar.

 

On Sunday, April 15, Giants Welcome Mats presented by Toyota will be given to the first 20,000 fans. Performing the national anthem will be San Francisco’s favorite bandleader, Maestro Dick Bright.

 

The Giants wrap up their homestand with a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies, April 16-18. On Monday, April 16, the first 20,000 fans will receive an AT&T Giants Magnet Schedule.

 

Tuesday, April 17, former Giant Pat Burrell will be in attendance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. It is also Say Hey Tuesday as CSN Bay Area will host Chronicle Live from Willie Mays Plaza. Fans are invited to come out early and watch their favorite sports analysts.

 

On Wednesday, April 18, the Giants will hold the Visa Food Drive benefitting the San Francisco Food Bank. The first 5,000 fans to donate food or $5 will receive a Giants reusable tote bag.

 

 

HOMESTAND AT A GLANCE

All games broadcast on KNBR 680 AM (English radio)

**Select games broadcast on 860 AM ESPN Deportes (Spanish radio)

 

 

DAY

 

DATE

 

TIME

 

OPPONENT

 

TV

 

PROMOTION

FRIDAY**

 

April 13

1:35

PIRATES

CSN-BA (HD)

AT&T Calendars to first 40,000 fans.

SATURDAY**

 

April 14

6:05

PIRATES

CSN-BA (HD)

Post-game fireworks presented by Hanwha Solar.

SUNDAY**

 

April 15

1:05

PIRATES

CSN-BA (HD)

First 20,000 fans will receive Toyota Welcome Mats.

MONDAY**

April 16

7:15

PHILLIES

CSN BA- (HD)

First 20,000 fans receive AT&T Magnet Schedules.

TUESDAY**

April 17

7:15

PHILLIES

CSN-BA (HD)

 

WEDNESDAY**

April 18

7:15

PHILLIES

NBC-BA (HD)

Visa Food Drive, first 5,000 fans to donate food or $5 will receive a Giants reusable tote bag.