AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — The Amarillo Sod Poodles have announced their daily promotions for the inaugural 2019 season. Each day of the week will feature a different promotion at Hodgetown.
The week kicks off with Hometown Hero Mondays, were the Sod Poodles will thank and recognize military members and first responders by offering a 50 percent discount off tickets at the box office for every Monday home game, a total of seven dates, excluding Opening Night and in-person only. All that is required is an ID to display at the box office window. This special will begin on May 6.
Tuesday home games offer $2 Tuesdays where fans can purchase a ticket into the park for $2. Additionally, all kids under 12-years-old in attendance will be invited to run the bases after the game. There will be nine total dates during the 2019 season beginning on Apr. 9.
Wednesdays will be "Wiener Wednesdays" at Hodgetown which offers hot dogs at all concession stands for $1. There will be a total of eight Wiener Wednesdays in 2019, with the debut on Apr. 10.
Thursday games will be "Thirsty Thursdays," during which fans can buy fountain sodas and domestic beers for $2, imported beers will be $1 extra. Ten Thirsty Thursdays are scheduled this season, excluding July 4, with the first happening on Apr. 11 during the first homestand.
The Sod Poodles will feature Friday Night Fireworks after each Friday home game where fans can stay in their seat and enjoy themed fireworks shows. Eleven Friday Nigh Fireworks shows are scheduled with the first one taking place on Apr. 12.
Home games on Saturday will be called "Spectacular Saturdays" during the 2019 season and will highlight the events of the week with theme nights, performers, popular characters and more. A detailed list of theme nights will be released in the coming weeks.
To round out the weekly promotions, Sunday games will feature "Sunday Funday" including giveaways, Sod Pups Club Members Kids Run the Bases and a fun atmosphere for families to spend their afternoon or early evening at the ballpark. The first Sunday home game is set for Apr. 14.
Single game tickets will be available for purchase in mid-March. Information on purchasing single-game tickets will be distributed at a later date.
Amarillo will host their inaugural home opener at Hodgetown on Apr. 8 against the Midland Rockhounds, Double-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. First pitch for the home opener is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.