Tuesday, February 23, 2010
DODGERS ANNOUNCE 2010 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE
--Giveaways include four Dodger Bobblehead nights, three Dodger action figures, Friday theme nights and two fireworks shows--
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers will bring fans both new and fan-favorite promotions in 2010 including four Dodger Bobblehead nights, three new Dodger action figures for kids, Friday theme nights and fireworks shows on select dates. Single-game tickets for dates listed on the promotional schedule and for all 2010 Dodger home games will go on sale on Saturday, March 6 at 10:00 a.m. at Dodger Stadium. Fans can purchase group, season tickets and mini-plans now online at dodgers.com, via telephone at 866-DODGERS.
Four Dodger Bobblehead Nights (May 18, June 8, July 20, August 17):
The first Dodger Bobblehead night of the season, presented by Dodgers Banking only at Bank of America, will feature Andre Ethier on May 18. On June 8, the giveaway is the Jonathan Broxton Bobblehead presented by Kaiser Permanente. The James Loney Bobblehead will be the giveaway on July 20 and the final Bobblehead night of the season, presented by San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino, will be on August 17 and feature Matt Kemp. All Bobbleheads are available to the first 50,000 fans in attendance.
Three Dodger Action Figures for Kids 14 & under (June 3, July 8, July 22)
A new giveaway item this season is the Dodger action figure collection for kids 14 & under. The series will feature the Dodgers’ starting outfield with the first Dodger action figure, presented by the California Table Grape Commission, featuring Matt Kemp on June 3. An Andre Ethier action figure presented by Claim Jumper Restaurants will be given away on July 8 and then on July 22 the Dodgers will offer a Manny Ramirez action figure presented by Farmer John on the one year anniversary of Ramirez’s memorable grand slam on his 2009 Bobblehead night. All action figures are available to the first 15,000 kids in attendance.
Eight Dodger Poster Giveaways (May 7, May 21, June 4, July 9, July 23, August 20, September 17)
May 7 is 60s night with a poster featuring the Dodger coaches. May 21 is Empire Strikes Back Night with a commemorative poster celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the movie’s release. June 4 is 70s night with a poster featuring James Loney and Casey Blake. July 9 will feature a Dodgers Young Guns poster that includes Jonathan Broxton, Chad Billingsley and Clayton Kershaw. On July 23, the Dodgers will honor the first World Championship in franchise history on 55 since ‘55 Night with a poster featuring Vin Scully. August 6 is 80s night and the poster will feature Matt Kemp. August 20 is 90s night and the poster will feature Andre Ethier. Finally, on September 17, the poster will feature Manny Ramirez. All poster giveaways are available to the first 20,000 fans in attendance.
New for 2010 will be Viva Los Dodgers Days (April 18, May 2, May 9, May 23, June 6, June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, August 8, August 22, September 5) celebrating Hispanic culture in Los Angeles and the legacy of Latin-American Dodger players past and present. These pre-game events will feature live music, food and a family-friendly celebration as the Dodgers recreate the excitement of past Viva Los Dodgers events every Sunday. Then, on September 19, the Dodgers will also bring back the long-standing tradition Viva Los Dodgers event now called, La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers.
Additional Dodger promotions include: This Is My Town Fleece Blanket presented by Time Warner Cable (May 4), Manny Ramirez Kids Batting Practice Jersey Presented by Cacique (May 31), Independence Day Fireworks presented by Hyundai (July 5), On Field Photo Day (July 10), Beach Towel giveaway (August 4), Cooler Bag giveaway presented by Farmer John (August 31), Labor Day Weekend Fireworks presented by Dodgers Banking only at Bank of America (September 3), a second Fleece Blanket presented by State Farm (September 21) and Fan Appreciation Day presented by Hyundai (October ).
The Dodgers will also bring back popular branded and all-inclusive sections. My Town (www.dodgers.com/mytown) has more than 40 dates this season in honor of communities ranging from USC and UCLA, to Japan and Ireland, and even to a Galaxy Far Far Away; Bleacher Beach (www.dodgers.com/beach) will now be open Friday through Sunday; Mannywood (www.dodgers.com/mannywood) will now feature five t-shirt options; and the All-You-Can-Eat Right Field Pavilion (www.dodgers.com/ayce) will see a price decrease of $5 when purchased in advance. All of these sections are available at a group rate to groups of 20 or more.
Individual tickets go on sale on March 6 at 10:00 a.m. online at dodgers.com, via telephone at 866-DODGERS, in person at Dodger Stadium in Lot P or at all Southern California Ticketmaster outlets. All fans purchasing at least one ticket at Dodger Stadium on March 6 will receive two free tickets to the Dodgers’ exhibition home opener against the Cleveland Indians on April 1.
Season ticket options with tickets starting as low as $4 per seat are still available by calling 323-224-1365 or visiting www.dodgers.com/seasontickets. Mini-plans including the 21-game Bobbleslam Plan which includes all four Bobblehead nights can be purchased now by calling 323-224-1365 or visiting www.dodgers.com/miniplans. Group pricing is available for all promotional nights at www.dodgers.com/groups or by calling 323-224-1421.
The complete promotional schedule below can be accessed by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets