BOSTON, MA - The Red Sox will thank fans for their extraordinary attendance and support this year with new opportunities for interaction and special giveaways throughout September, which is Fan Appreciation Month at Fenway Park.
Welcome Ever Smiles…
Several players will surprise fans by greeting them at selected gates from 5:45-6:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 6; Monday, September 8; Tuesday, September 9; and Thursday, September 25.
Throw me a Ball, please…
Players will toss baseballs to fans from their positions on the field before each game from Friday, September 26, through Sunday, September 28.
There's Always Next Year…
Fans attending the final homestand of the season will be the first to receive the 2015 Red Sox pocket schedules, which will include start times for most games. The Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, September 23 through Thursday, September 25, then the New York Yankees, Friday, September 26-28.
Bobbleheads: A Few Dustins, Lots of Pedros
Dustin Pedroia bobbleheads will be given out at Gates A and D to the first 1,000 fans to enter the ballpark on Friday, September 5, and Saturday, September 6.
All fans attending the September 9 Red Sox-Orioles game will receive new Pedro Martinez bobbleheads. That night, the Red Sox will also celebrate 99 Night at the ballpark celebrating their partnership with 99 Restaurants.
9 Giveaways in 9 Innings
On September 23 and 25, the Red Sox will present 9 different giveaways throughout the game. Items include miniature Carl Yastrzemski statues as well as prizes from Dunkin Donuts, New Balance, Aramark, Corn & Co, Remy's, and JetBlue.
Kids Run the Bases Sunday; All Ages Run (or Walk) after a Wednesday Matinee
On Sunday, September 7, children attending the 1:35 p.m. game against the Blue Jays are invited to run the bases after the game.
After an unusual Wednesday matinee on September 10 (1:35 p.m.), all fans, young and old, will have an opportunity to run (or walk) around the bases.
A Thousand Words…
The club will host a Player/Fan Photo day, presented by Nikon, at the Souvenir Store on Yawkey Way on Wednesday afternoon, September 10, when fans can meet and take photos with "a player to be named later" following batting practice.
Those attending the game on Wednesday evening, September 24, will have an opportunity to take photos with many of the current Red Sox players on the field before the game. Fenway Park gates will open at 5:10 p.m. that day. Fans will have an opportunity to take photos on the field from 5:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
A Thank-You to Season Ticket Holders
The Red Sox will recognize Season Ticket Holders before the 7:10 p.m. game against Tampa Bay on Tuesday, September 23. Selected Season Ticket Holders will sing the National Anthem, throw the Ceremonial First Pitch, and conclude the ceremonies by saying, "Play Ball!"