4/17/2013 5:12 P.M. ET
This Series at Citizens Bank Park (April 18-21)
By / MLB.com
Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000 or in-person at the First and Third Base Gate Ticket Windows as well as the Ticket Kiosks.
Traffic: otorists are reminded they can log on to www.511pa.com, www.511nj.org or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding the Sports Complex. A vast option of transit services is also available; for a SEPTA schedule please visit www.septa.org.
Social Media: Fans can follow the action before and during the game on www.facebook.com/phillies and via Twitter: @phillies, also featuring in-game "tweet your ticket" and other special opportunities - just for phollowers!
Extra! Extra! The 2013 Phillies Yearbook and Issue 1 of the 2013 Phillies Magazine, featuring new Phillies infielder Michael Young, available at the Majestic Clubhouse Store or ballpark NewsStands.
Check it out: What's New at Citizens Bank Park this season!
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (April 18-21)
THURSDAY: 7:05 p.m. ... Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. ... Broadcast: TCN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish) and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
- xpedx 2013 Schedule Magnet will be given to all fans.
- Episcopal Diocese of Philadelphia Night. First Ball: Rev. Clifton Daniel, 3rd. National Anthem: Mark Molerno, professor of voice at Westminster Choir College.
- Occupational Therapy Night with Baker Industries. First Ball: Justin Baker.
- Special Welcome Our Lady of Hope.
- 5th Inning: Phanatic will perform with the Henderson High School Dance Team.
- Dual Events at Sports Complex: Philadelphia Flyers take on the New Jersey Devils at 7:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.
FRIDAY: 7:05 p.m. ... Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. ... Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish) and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
- Phillies Salute to Jackie Robinson: Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:35 p.m. for the on-field pre-game celebration.
- Mahlon Duckett, second baseman of the historic Philadelphia Stars, will be honored on the field. The Philadelphia Stars was in existence from 1934 to 1952 and won the 1934 Negro National League pennant. Phillies players will also participate in the tribute.
- Honor Guard: Members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, who made African American history at the same time Jackie Robinson broke the color line in Major League Baseball.
- Phillies Jackie Robinson Scholarship presentation to: Whitney Muse, an alumnus of the Jackie Robinson Foundation and Najaii Comfort, an RBI All-Star softball player.
- Ashburn Alley: Take photos with a life-size, hand-carved and painted wooden statue of Jackie Robinson. The statue, which weighs over 250 pounds and stands over 6 feet tall, was created by sculptor Brian Birrer and took over 900 hours to transform from over 50 pieces of walnut, pine and basswood.
- Temple University Alumni Association Night. First Ball: Matt Rhule, Head Football Coach.
- Fiorenza's Food for Friends Night.
- Phillies Extraordinary Scholar Winners presented by Cabrini College: Dominique Milillo (J.W. Hallahan High School, Philadelphia, PA) and Erin Hartman (Shawnee High School, Medford, NJ) will be honored for their work in the community while maintaining a minimum B average.
- Special Welcome EWMI and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
- 5th Inning: Phanatic will perform with the Cabrini College Dance Team.
- Player Ticket Programs: Charlie's Lineup (Covenant House Pennsylvania); Kendrick's Krew (Bancroft School).
- Earlier in the day: Phanatic Birthday Card signing at Market & Shoppes at Comcast Center, Noon. Hosted by Citizens Bank, fans are invited to join the Phillies' Scott Palmer, as well as Phoebe (the Phanatic's mother), Ben Franklin, Cleopatra and other guests in signing a giant birthday card to be delivered to the Phanatic on his Citizens Bank Phanatic Birthday Celebration on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
SATURDAY: 7:05 p.m. ... Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. ... Broadcast: TCN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and SAP (Spanish).
Autism Awareness Night. First Ball: Joseph Dever, from the Philadelphia Academy Charter School, representing all children with autism.
#PhilliesSocial Night on the Budweiser Rooftop (sold out).
National Anthem: Notre Dame Women's Chorale and Malvern Prep Men's Chorus.
Special Welcome Therese's Team and Philadelphia Fire Department 2nd Alarmers.
Sign Phanatic's Birthday Card! Fans are invited to sign the Phanatic's birthday card at the Majestic Clubhouse Store from 5:35 p.m. through the end of the 4th inning.
Player Ticket Programs: Hamels' Heroes (Wounded Warrior Project).
Phillies Charities Silent Auction, First Base Gate, 5:05 - 8:05 p.m., featuring player memorabilia, game-used and new autographed items. Benefits Phillies Charities.
Dual Events at Sports Complex: Philadelphia Soul play the Cleveland Gladiators at 7:05 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.
SUNDAY: 8:05 p.m. ... Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 5:35 p.m.; Other gates - 6:05 p.m. ... Broadcast: ESPN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and SAP (Spanish).
- Citizens Bank Phillie Phanatic Birthday Celebration/Time Travelin' Phanatic DVD for children 14 and under.
- Fans are invited to "dress to impress" and partake in a red carpet experience (no ticket required) as the Phanatic's birthday celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. outside the Third Base Gate. Join the fun for a star-studded affair as local celebrities and stars of the film, arriving in limousines, head to the premiere of the Phanatic's new movie.
- On-field festivities, which will stream live on phillies.com, include a captivating preview of the new Phanatic DVD on PhanaVision ... a ShopRite Happy Birthday Cake ... a fan-signed, Phanatic-sized birthday card presented to the guest of honor ... celebrity appearances and surprises ... and much more!
- Fans are invited to bring birthday cards for the Phanatic and drop them off at the Citizens Bank kiosk in Ashburn Alley throughout the game.
- National Anthem: Ursinus College Meistersingers.
- God Bless America: Allison-Rose Tidball.
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