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Let’s Play Ball! Vancouver Canadians Home Opener Heats Up The City Vancouver’s favourite baseball team returns to wow fans and defend back-to-back championship titles
Vancouver, BC — On Monday June 17, giant two-foot hot dogs will be consumed, sushi rolls will race, and sports enthusiasts will cheer at the Vancouver Canadians home opener at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. The 2013 kick-off will mark the start of another incredible Vancouver summer and the challenge to defend two consecutive championship wins in 2011 and 2012.
“Our staff has worked very hard this off-season to ensure that our fans remain excited about what we are doing here at the ballpark. From the time you walk up to our gates right through the final pitch of the game, our focus continues to be involved in our community and while at the ballpark be entertaining and provide world class customer service to each and every one of our fans,” says Vancouver Canadians president Andy Dunn as he and his staff put the final touches on historic Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium
From the shouts of peanut vendors over the cheers of the crowd to the jaw-dropping fireworks on family night, fans will surely feel back at home once arriving at historic Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium starting Monday, June 17th at 7:05pm.
To top it all off, this year the Vancouver Canadians are also playing for a Northwest League Championship three-peat. With back-to-back titles in 2011 and 2012 the excitement on the field will be fierce as the team competes to secure a franchise-record third consecutive pennant.
The Vancouver Canadians play at the historic Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, one of the most iconic sports venues in Canada. Nestled in front of Queen Elizabeth Park, ‘The Nat’ marks its 62nd year as the home to professional baseball. With one of the few remaining manual scoreboards in Minor League Baseball, a narrow foul territory, and portraits of baseball greats like Joe DiMaggio lining the walls, fans at Vancouver Canadians games are treated to a unique mix of nostalgia and exciting sports action.
The Vancouver Canadians host the Spokane Indians.
Monday, June 17th at 7:05 PM PST
Tickets are available online on the Vancouver Canadians website or at the box office.
Hot dogs and home runs! The wait is over your @VanCanadians #HomeOpener is June 17th. Get your tickets: http://atmilb.com/MCsfhO
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About the Vancouver Canadians:
The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club is a proud affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays organization and remain one of Canada’s most recognizable sports brands. Since 1978, the Canadians have played out of historic Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium and are locally owned and operated by Jake Kerr & Jeff Mooney. Named as the Top Organization in Minor League Baseball by Baseball America (2011), the Canadians are the two-time defending Northwest League Champions heading into the 2013 season.