White Sox Announce Series Activites vs. Boston Red Sox

WHAT: Chicago White Sox promotional highlights, giveaways and ceremonial first pitches this weekend’s home series vs. Boston.  Tickets are now available at whitesox.com, the U.S. Cellular Field Ticket Office and all Ticketmaster locations.

Thursday’s game will be televised on WGN-TV and MLB Network, while Friday’s game will be televised on WCIU-TV.  Comcast SportsNet Chicago will air the final two games of the series.  All four games will be broadcast on WSCR-AM 670 (The Score), the White Sox flagship radio station, and 97.5 FM ESPN Deportes, the White Sox Spanish-language radio affiliate.  

WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 7:10 p.m. vs. Boston
Ladies Night
Ceremonial first pitch by actress Kathleen Robertson
Pregame Acoustic Set and National Anthem by national recording artist Marlee Scott
Actress from Chicago-based television drama series, Boss, Kathleen Robertson will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Nashville based country music recording artist Marlee Scott will perform the National Anthem.  Prior to the anthem, Scott is schedule to perform an acoustic set on-field from 6:40 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

All fans in attendance on Thursday night will receive a commemorative Philip Humber perfect game poster, featuring photos of Humber during the game and after the final out, and an image of the official team scorecard.  

In recognition of Philip Humber’s perfect game this past weekend, there will be specially-priced tickets for Thursday’s game. Fans can purchase Upper Reserved tickets for $9 (number of perfect innings) or Lower Box, Lower Reserved and Bleacher tickets for $27 (number of batters retired).

Ladies Night activities begin at 4:30 p.m. and include drink specials during White Sox batting practice at the Miller Lite Bullpen Sports Bar; and complimentary massages and manicures on the center field concourse or section 535.

Friday, April 27, 7:10 p.m. vs. Boston
Fireworks night and luggage tag for the first 10,000 fans, presented by United Airlines
Ceremonial first pitch by UIC head basketball coach Howard Moore
National Anthem by Misericordia's choir, the Heart Zingers
Howard Moore, head men’s basketball coach at UIC, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

The Heart Zingers, the choir group at Misericordia Heart of Mercy, will perform the National Anthem.  Misericordia is an agency that supports over 600 children and adults with mild to profound developmental disabilities from a variety of socio-economic, racial and religious backgrounds in the greater Chicago community.

The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a luggage tag, and fans can enjoy a spectacular post-game fireworks show, both courtesy of United Airlines.

Saturday, April 28, 6:10 p.m. vs. Boston
Flashback 50s fireworks night, presented by Invesco
Ceremonial first pitch by Diandra Asbaty, professional bowler
National Anthem by 16-year-old Alexandria Boaz
Diandra Asbaty, winner of the 2012 USBC Queens Tournament, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Alexandria Boaz, a 16-year-old junior at St. Joseph High School, will perform the National Anthem.

Fans can enjoy a spectacular post-game fireworks show, set to music from the 1950’s, courtesy of Invesco.

Sunday, April 29, 1:10 p.m. vs. Boston
Bat Day for first 10,000 children age 13 and under, presented by Comcast SportsNet
1972 Throwback Sunday
The first 10,000 children age 13 and under will receive a voucher as they enter the ballpark which can be redeemed for a Comcast SportsNet baseball bat upon exiting the ballpark.

Human Nature “The Motown Show presented by Smokey Robinson” will perform on-field before the game.

The game also marks the second Throwback Sunday where the White Sox will wear red pinstriped throwback uniforms and red caps, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the 1972 White Sox team.  The White Sox will wear the throwback uniforms during every Sunday home game this season.

WHERE:        U.S. Cellular Field
Chicago, Ill.

TICKETS:     Tickets for all four games of the series are available at whitesox.com, the U.S. Cellular Field Ticket Office and through Ticketmaster.