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Tampa, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons will host a “Back to School Splash” on Saturday, August 4th. The first 1,000 kids (14-and-under) will receive a free Tampa Tarpons drawstring backpack.
Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. and the Tarpons will battle the Lakeland Flying Tigers beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Select Tarpons players will be signing autographs on the concourse from 5:40-6:00 p.m. The event will also feature a dunk tank and an inflatable obstacle course. After the game, fans are invited to stay for a fireworks show.
Saturday will also be a “Salute to Service Members Saturday.” All former and active military members will receive a free upper reserved ticket by presenting a valid I.D.
Aticket offer is also available to fans. The deal includes four lower reserved tickets and four Tarpons hats for $24. This offer is only good for the game on August 4th and may only be purchased online at .
To purchase tickets for the “Back to School Splash”, fans can visit the George M. Steinbrenner Field Box Office or go online to. Tickets start at $5 for upper reserved seating, $8 for lower reserved seating, and parking is always free.
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.
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