RiverHawks home opener May 25

The Rockford RiverHawks open their 2007 Frontier League Baseball season tonight (Wednesday, May 23) on the road against the Windy City ThunderBolts. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

Professional baseball will return to the Rockford area Friday night, May 25, when the RiverHawks meet the ThunderBolts in their home opener. Game time is 7:05 p.m. The stadium will open at 5 p.m.

The RiverHawks will be starting their sixth year in the Rockford area. This will be the second season in their 3,079-seat stadium at 4503 Interstate Blvd., Loves Park.

Ticket prices for RiverHawks games begin at $5 for a grandstand seat, and there are four levels of box seats. Outfield box seats are $8, infield box seats are $10, and home plate box seats are $12. The best-of-the-best is the premium box seat. Only 71 premium box seats, which are in the front row between the two dugouts and are $15 each, are available per game.

All fans that attend Friday night’s home opener will be treated to a spectacular fireworks display following the game. The first 1,000 fans that show up at the ballpark Friday night will get a RiverHawks lapel pin.

Advance single-game or special season ticket packages can be purchased at www.rockfordriverhawks.com or by calling the box office at (815) 885-2255.

from the May 23-29, 2007, issue

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