51s HOST TACOMA AND SACRAMENTO IN FINAL SEVEN-GAME HOMESTAND
(AUGUST 28 – SEPTEMBER 3) IN CASHMAN FIELD HISTORY FOR
TRIPLE-A PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, AUGUST 30)
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, AUGUST 31)
FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT/HOMETOWN HEROES/VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS
BASEBALL JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1)
SEASON FINALE (LABOR DAY, SEPTEMBER 3)
The Las Vegas 51s PROFESSIONAL baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open a seven-game homestand against the Tacoma Rainiers, Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, on Tuesday, August 28. The season-ending homestand will mark the final games in Cashman Field history for Triple-A professional baseball. Las Vegas will host Tacoma in a three-game series through Thursday, August 30 and a four-game series against the Sacramento River Cats, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, from Friday-Monday, August 31 – September 3. All games are at 7:05 p.m. except for Labor Day at 12:05 p.m.
The 51s, under manager Tony DeFrancesco, are concluding the final road trip of the season on Monday evening in Northern California against Sacramento.
The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.
2018 CASHMAN FIELD ATTENDANCE: In 63 dates, Las Vegas total is 288,415 for an average of 4,578. The season-high crowd is 9,321 vs. Salt Lake on July 3 for the Fireworks Extravaganza! The Las Vegas franchise is 11,585 fans away from reaching the 300,000 mark in “home” attendance for the 36th consecutive season (1983-2018). The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,957,202.
CASHMAN FIELD TIDBITS:
First PCL Game: April 10, 1983 vs. Salt Lake City (Stars won, 11-8)
Last PCL Game: September 3, 2018 vs. Sacramento
Largest PCL Crowd: 14,855 vs. Nashville (July 3, 1998)
Largest Big League Weekend Crowd: 15,025 – Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs (April 3, 1993)
First Home Run: Bruce Bochy (L.V. Stars) vs. Salt Lake City (April 10, 1983)
All-Time Regular Season Home Record: 1,358-1,214 (.528)
Budweiser Dollar Beer Night, presented by Laughlin, will be featured in the finale of the three-game series against Tacoma on Thursday, August 30. Dollar Beer Night is featured at every Thursday home game during the 2018 season. Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.
A spectacular post-game Fireworks Show, presented by Findlay Toyota, will be featured in the opener of the four-game series against Sacramento on Friday, August 31.
HOMETOWN HEROES NIGHT – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Fan Appreciation Night and Vegas Golden Knights Baseball Jersey Night, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates, will be featured on Hometown Heroes Night in game two of the four-game series vs. the River Cats.
This year’s Hometown Heroes Night will be dedicated to the heroes and victims of October 1.
The 51s will host a preliminary GUNS AND HOSES SOFTBALL GAME at 5 p.m., pitting local police agencies against local firefighters. All ticket holders will be able to come inside and watch the first responder showdown, and then stay for the rest of the festivities.
At 5 p.m., there will be a static display of emergency service and patrol vehicles parked in front of Cashman Field for attendees to tour and learn about the types of vehicles and technology used to keep our community safe.
The 51s organization will conduct a special pre-game ceremony dedicated to recognize, support and to thank our emergency service providers including the police, fire and emergency medical providers of Southern Nev
The “Color Guard Ceremony” will feature members of the Police and Fire Departments and including ceremonial first pitches for individuals who will be honored for their acts of heroism.
Individual police officers, firefighters and emergency personnel who have dedicated their lives to helping others will be acknowledged during the pre-game ceremony.
The 51s will have a special “thank you” announcement for the families of our local Hometown Heroes.
“The 51s organization is excited to present the annual Hometown Heroes Night at Cashman Field,” 51s President/COO Don Logan said. “We are honored to have all of the departments & organizations with ties to First Responders at the ball park for this special evening.
“We are privileged to acknowledge the members of the police, fire and emergency medical providers and for all of the important jobs that they all serve for the safety of our entire community.”
The following is the Departments & Organizations with ties to First Responders who will be at Cashman Field:
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department; City of North Las Vegas Police Department; City of Henderson Police Department; Nevada Department of Public Safety – Highway Patrol Division; Crime Prevention and Community Relations – Clark County School District Police Department; Las Vegas Metro Police Department Foundation; Clark County Fire Department; City of Las Vegas Fire Department; City of North Las Vegas Fire Department; City of Henderson Fire Department; Henderson Firefighters Benevolent Association; Special Olympics; T.S.A. (Transportation Security Administration); I.P.O.F. (Injured Police Officers Fund), MDA
WestStar Credit Union “Winning Wednesday” will be featured SEVEN times during the 2018 season. The final date is August 29 vs. Tacoma.
If the 51s WIN, fans can redeem their tickets for a future Sunday through Monday “home” game. In addition, each “WestStar Winning Wednesday,” one lucky fan will also be randomly selected to be the WestStar Winner of the Game! The winning fan will receive an autographed baseball from a 51s player, a seat upgrade for their group, and the opportunity to become the guest PA announcer for a half-inning that night!
The Annual Las Vegas Fire vs. Police Charity Baseball Game will be played on Sunday, September 2 at 1 p.m. The tickets are $15 and will include the 7:05 p.m. game between the 51s/Sacramento.
Smith’s Value Menu Monday will be presented in the 2018 season finale on Labor Day (September 3). Monday “home” games feature a “Value Menu” for the 10th straight season! The 51s and Centerplate have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jack, Pretzels and Churros for just $1.00 per item.
The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 140 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.com. Russ Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 19th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.
All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.
– The 2018 PCL Playoffs –
Conference Championship Series Schedule (Best-of-5):
Wednesday-Sunday, September 5-9 (Pacific Northern, Fresno vs. Pacific Southern, El Paso)
Wednesday-Sunday, September 5-9 (American Southern, Memphis vs. American Northern, OKC or Colorado Springs)
PCL Championship Series (Best-of-5)
Tuesday-Sunday, September 11-16 (American Conference Winner vs. Pacific Conference Winner)
2018 Gildan Triple-A Baseball National Championship Game
Tuesday, September 18: Pacific Coast League Champion vs. International League Champion
at Huntington Park (10,100) in Columbus Ohio (Home of the Clippers, Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians) and will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network at 4:05 p.m. (PDT) and NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’.
Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the SCE Federal Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com).
The individual game tickets for the 70-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $17.00 (field, $18.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $30.00 ($35-Day of Game). The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza, field and reserved seats throughout the season.
LAS VEGAS BALLPARK 2019 SEASON TICKET DEPOSITS:
Fans can reserve their spot in the new Las Vegas Ballpark by placing a season ticket deposit for just $100 per seat; $100 per seat for club seat and $100 for a group event.
To make a deposit, go to http://bit.ly/LVBallparkDeposit
Customers who place a deposit will be able to select their seats after current 51s season ticket holders. Deposit priority will be based on the time and date of deposit.
Inventory is limited on season tickets and the opportunity to purchase will be determined on a first come – first served basis. Priority order is based on 2018 season ticket holders, followed by customers who make a $100 deposit and finally the general public.
The $100 deposit will be kept on the customer’s account to secure the priority. At the date of the purchase, the deposit will be applied towards the total cost of the season tickets or group event. All deposits are refundable if customers decide not to purchase tickets.
NOTE: For fans that are currently a SEASON TICKET HOLDER or GROUP BUYER, there is no need to place a deposit for the 2019 season.
For further ticket information, call the 51s office at (702) 943-7200.
Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com
– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com –
– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –