To celebrate their fifth season as a franchise, the Gwinnett Braves have announced their commemorative Bobblehead Series and new 5-Pack Ticket Plans. The G-Braves have also released a Fifth Season logo that will be utilized in various ways throughout the upcoming season.
The 5-Pack Ticket Plans will be the first opportunity for fans to secure seats for the most popular games of the 2013 season prior to individual tickets going on sale later this year.# These ticket packs will also offer a discount off the normal ticket price and guarantee the same seat for all five games.# Each 5-Pack Plan starts at $50 for Field Box and $65 for Infield Box seating levels, respectively.#The Best 5 Plan also includes Opening Day and the 4th of July games, which have been near capacity crowds every season since 2009.# All 5-Packs can be purchased at the Coolray Field Box Office, by calling 678-277-0340 or by visiting gwinnettbraves.com/5pack.
Though in continuous existence as the Atlanta Braves” Triple-A affiliate since 1966, the Gwinnett Braves were officially born in late 2008 when the club moved from Richmond, VA to its current home at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA.# The inaugural G-Braves squad hit the field in April 2009 and has featured up-and-coming Atlanta Braves talent ever since, including first baseman Freddie Freeman, outfielder Jason Heyward and pitchers Craig Kimbrel and Kris Medlen.
The Fifth Season Bobblehead Series will pay tribute to five former G-Braves that have gone on to stardom in Atlanta, including Freeman, Heyward, Kimbrel, Medlen and pitcher Brandon Beachy.# The planned Bobblehead Series giveaway dates, as well as the supporting sponsors, are listed below:
- Saturday, April 6: Brandon Beachy Bobblehead Giveaway presented by Coolray Heating and Cooling
- Saturday, May 18: Freddie Freeman Bobblehead Giveaway presented by Coolray Heating and Cooling
- Saturday, June 22: Jason Heyward Bobblehead Giveaway presented by Georgia Power
- Saturday, July 6: Kris Medlen Bobblehead Giveaway presented by Coolray Heating and Cooling
- Saturday, August 10: Craig Kimbrel Bobblehead Giveaway presented by Gwinnett Medical Center
With help from the design team at Cotton Eyed Joe”s of Gainesville, GA, the Gwinnett Braves have unveiled a Fifth Season logo for 2013.# To be included on everything from souvenir cups to apparel, the logo features a “5 Seasons”# wordmark in blue and red, along with crossed bats and draped banners with “2009”# and “2013”# displayed in white.# The “G”# logo from the team”s field caps is in the center of a beveled home plate at the bottom of the logo.# Merchandise with the new Fifth Season logo will soon be on sale at the Coolray Field Team Store and online at gwinnettbraves.com.
The entire 2013 Promotional Schedule, including Weekday Promotions will be released by the Gwinnett Braves later this offseason.
The Gwinnett Braves open their fifth season of play on Thursday, April 4, 2013 as they host the Charlotte Knights for a 7:05 PM contest at Coolray Field.# For more information on G-Braves Season Tickets, Luxury Suites, Group Outings and more, contact the Coolray Field Box Office at 678-277-0340.