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The Tampa Tarpons have teamed up with BayCare to host their annual Cancer Survivor Event on Saturday, May 12th at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Survivors in the Tampa community will be honored and are offered free tickets to see the Tarpons battle the Florida Fire Frogs at 6:30 p.m.
To receive free tickets, survivors must register online. A food voucher and an exclusive gift will be included while supplies last. Additional tickets may be purchased at a discounted rate. To register, visit www.BayCareCancerSurvivorEvent.org.
Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and fans can meet select Tarpons players during an autograph signing between 5:40-6:00 p.m. Players will wear custom jerseys for the event and select jerseys will be available for bid in a silent online auction with the proceeds benefiting BayCare. To bid on the jerseys, click here.
“BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.” – BayCare.org.
Following the game, all fans are invited to watch a fireworks extravaganza and enjoy a postgame concert by the country music artists Smithfield.
The Tampa Tarpons are the Single-A Advanced Affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information about the Tampa Tarpons, call (813) 673-3055 or visit TarponsBaseball.com.
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