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7/3/2013 4:12 P.M. ET

This Weekend at Citizens Bank Park, July 5-7

Continue 4th of July Celebrations at CBP when Braves come to town

Features Salute to Veterans, W&W Postgame Performance, Ladies Night, ShopRite Food Drive & much more!


#VotePhillies! #VoteDomBrown! #VoteChase! Fans can help vote their favorite Phillies into the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field in NYC on July 16th by casting their votes on phillies.com until 11:59 p.m. (ET) on July 4.




FRIDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish), WOGL HD4 (Spanish) and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).

  • Salute to Veterans Night.
    • Pre-game ceremony to honor Veterans and military including:
      • World War II - Sam Psoras & LTCOL Andrew Overturf, Dr. Ed Atkins
      • Korean War - John Stermel, Sr. & Victor Parrella
      • Vietnam War - George J. Turak
      • Gulf War - Robert Giuliani
      • Women - Vice Admiral Nanette DiRenzi
      • Iraq - TBA
      • Afghanistan - TBA
    • National Anthem: USN Band soloist, MU1 Ira Ostrowski.
    • Reciting Pledge of Allegiance: TBA
    • All Service Color Guard.
    • Performing "America the Beautiful" MSGT Lori McCarty, lead singer from the PA Air National Guard
    • God Bless America performed by Cadet Rosie Carrillo, Sun Valley High School Jr Marine ROTC.
  • #PhilliesSocial Night.
  • Player Ticket Program: Hamels Heroes (Liberty USO of PA & South Jersey).
  • Special Welcome: Sink or Swim Philly.
  • Post-game performance by W&W from the Budweiser Rooftop after the Phillies vs. Braves game. Enjoy this free performance while gathering and dancing along the open space of Ashburn Alley.


SATURDAY: 7:15 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 4:45 p.m.; Other gates - 5:15 p.m. … Broadcast: FOX, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish) and WOGL HD4 (Spanish).

  • Mama Lucia's Meatballs Ladies NightAll ladies 15 and over receive a commemorative Ladies Night print.
    • Pre-game tent party features appearances by Gary "Sarge" Matthews*infielder Michael Young*Phillies Ballgirls, a special visit by Phoebe, bartending course, massages, raffle prizes and a Phillies martini glass and shaker set giveaway for all attendees.
    • Fans can head to the Budweiser Rooftop for more Ladies Night fun from 4:35-6:30 p.m. featuring free Estée Lauder makeovers, glitter tattoos, massages by Massage Envy and more.
    • Food and drink specials throughout the ballpark.
    • Plenty of surprises for the ladies: Women will be randomly selected to throw out a first pitch, dance on the dugout with the Phillie Phanatic, be honorary ballgirls, and more!
    • For additional information or to purchase tickets, please visit Phillies.com/ladiesnight
  • National Anthem: Bucks County Women's Chorus.
  • Player Ticket Program: Kendrick's Krew (T-21 Club of the Delaware Valley).
  • Dual Events at Sports Complex: Philadelphia Soul will take on the Chicago Rush at 7:05 p.m., Wells Fargo Center.


SUNDAY: 1:35 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 11:05 a.m.; Other gates - 11:35 a.m. … Broadcast: PHL 17, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, SAP (Spanish) and WOGL HD4 (Spanish).

  • ShopRite Partners in Caring Food Drive: Everyone can participate in a food drive where every can counts!
    • Fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations to the ShopRite Can Can truck parked on Citizens Bank Way between 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. to receive a free ShopRite reusable grocery bag, while supplies last. Donations will also be accepted at all entrance gates.  
    • Highlights include:  Music by WOGL 98.1, ShopRite Can Can dancers, ShopRite, Turkey Hill, Hatfield Quality Meats and Herr's samplings, coloring for kids, a fun activity with The Philadelphia Zoo, special appearances by the Phillie Phanatic and Greg "the Bull" Luzinski, and much more!
    • All donations benefit Philabundance. This event is part of Phans Feeding Families, a summer initiative to help fight hunger.
  • First Ball: Representing Dorney Park, Snoopy.
  • National Anthem: Star Spangled Singers directed by Joanne Gabriel
  • God Bless America: John Byrne, WXPN artist.
  • Book Signing: Phillies Broadcaster Chris Wheeler will sign copies of his book View from the Booth, 12:15-1:15 p.m. on the main concourse adjacent to the NewsStand behind section 111.


Additional Information


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 (24/7).

Traffic:            Motorists are reminded they can log on to www.511pa.comwww.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 #TweetYourTicket and other special opportunities - just for phollowers!

Extra! Extra!    The 2013 Phillies Yearbook and Issue 4 of the 2013 Phillies Magazine, featuring Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown, available at the Majestic Clubhouse Store or ballpark NewsStands.


*Subject to change.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.