White Sox announce weekend series activities

Chicago White Sox promotional highlights, giveaways and ceremonial first pitches for this weekend’s series vs. Seattle.  Tickets are available at whitesox.com, the U.S. Cellular Field ticket office and all Ticketmaster locations.

The games on Friday and Sunday will be televised on Comcast SportsNet Chicago, while WGN-TV will broadcast the game on Saturday.  All three games will air 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.  

Friday, June 1, 7:10 p.m. vs. Seattle
Fireworks presented by the Palmer House Hilton
Illini Night

National Anthem by Daniel Borup, University of Illinois student and Illini Pride President
Ceremonial first pitch by Kendall Gill
Kendall Gill,
former University of Illinois basketball player and Comcast SportsNet Chicago co-studio analyst, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Daniel Borup, president of Illini Pride, the University of Illinois student athletic board, will perform the National Anthem.

After the game, fans will enjoy a spectacular fireworks show, courtesy of the Palmer House Hilton.

Saturday, June 2, 3:10 p.m. vs. Seattle
Carlton Fisk Replica Statue for first 20,000 fans, presented by Mission Foods
Ceremonial first pitch by Carlton Fisk
Carlton Fisk,
former White Sox catcher and Hall of Famer, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

The first 20,000 fans in attendance will receive a Carlton Fisk replica statue, presented by Mission Foods.

Sunday, June 3, 1:10 p.m. vs. Seattle
Southpaw’s Birthday Party
1972 Throwback Sunday
Southpaw Mini Plush Pal for first 10,000 children age 13 and under

Pre-game Performance, National Anthem and God Bless America by 14-year-old Mackenzie Morgan
Ceremonial first pitch by actor Troy Garity of the Starz series Boss
Troy Garity
, actor from Chicago-based television drama series, Boss, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Mackenzie Morgan, 14-year-old singer/songwriter and multi-award winning Entertainer and Vocalist of the Year for the Tennessee Country Music Association and North America Country Music Associations, Int’l from Richmond (Ky.), will perform the National Anthem.  Morgan also will perform a pre-game set on-field and God Bless America.

In celebration of Southpaw’s birthday party, specially-priced tickets are available for Sunday’s game.  In addition to discounted tickets, festivities include a pre-game parade and birthday party at Gate 1.  Fans interested in purchasing tickets or participating in the parade should visit whitesox.com/SPBday.

The first 10,000 children age 13 and under in attendance will receive a Southpaw Mini Plush Pal.

The game also is a throwback Sunday, where the White Sox wear red pinstriped throwback uniforms and red Sox 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.

U.S. Cellular Field
Chicago, Ill.

Tickets for all three games of the homestand are available at whitesox.com, the U.S. Cellular Field ticket office and through Ticketmaster.