Wild Things Announce Senior Slugger Program For Wednesdays
WASHINGTON, Pa. (March 7) – The Washington Wild Things, who enter their 20th season of Frontier League baseball in 2022, have announced their plans for a new program for Wednesday home games aimed at fans 50 years of age and older in partnership with the PA Lottery and the organization’s 50th Anniversary. The Wild Things’ Senior Slugger program will provide a free ticket to those 50 and older for every Wednesday home game this season.
This announcement comes as a sneak preview of the Wild Things’ promotional schedule, which will be released in full form Monday, March 14. The Senior Slugger program is new this season and comes to the Wild Things presented by the PA Lottery. The Wild Things have eight home games this season on Wednesdays, meaning those fans 50 and older can get up to eight free tickets, but they must reserve their tickets in advance by calling the box office.
“With the success of our Kids Eat Free program we wanted to develop a free program for individuals out there over the age of 50,” said president and general manager Tony Buccilli. “It was an ideal fit to partner with the Pennsylvania Lottery, as they are celebrating their 50thAnniversary this year and have dedicated their efforts to help older Pennsylvanians. We look to use our Senior Sluggers program to the eliminate financial burden of those who might be on a fixed income and promote social, outdoor experiences for those in our community.”
Wednesday games will start at 6:05 p.m. as well as part of this program.
The Wednesday schedule is as follows:
- May 25 – vs Tri-City
- June 8 – vs Tri-City
- June 22 – vs Lake Erie
- June 29 – vs Florence
- July 6 – vs Windy City
- August 3 – vs Gateway
- August 17 – vs Florence
- August 31 – vs Evansville
For more info and a form to register visit https://bit.ly/WTSeniorSlugger. Fans who qualify and wish to register can also do so by calling Erik Stouter at 724-250-9555.
The Washington Wild Things open the 20th season of Frontier League baseball for the team May 13 against the New York Boulders. The promotional schedule will be announced March 14 with individual tickets going on sale April 4.
ABOUT THE WASHINGTON WILD THINGS
The Washington Wild Things are a professional baseball team that plays in the MLB-partnered Frontier League. In 2022, the Wild Things are celebrating their 20th season of baseball in the longest-running independent baseball league in history with all kinds of celebrations, fun and great baseball at Wild Things Park. The team has won seven division championships and has been to four Frontier League Championship Series within their numerous playoff appearances. Fans and media can stay aware of all the happenings within the Wild Things' organization, both on and off the field, by following the team's social media platforms and website: washingtonwildthings.com. For other inquiries, call the front office at 724-250-9555.
The Wild Things’ organization and Wild Things Park has been selected as the host of the 2022 Frontier League All-Star Game. The festivities will begin Saturday, July 16 and run through the game itself Wednesday, July 20. Tickets are available at bit.ly/FLASG22TIX. More information can be found at washingtonwildthings.com as well.