Columbus Clippers ready for opening day at Huntington Park

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The Columbus Clippers are ready to take on the Indianapolis Indians on Thursday, April 4 at Huntington Park. This year the team plans to offer discount tickets, family-friendly events and a new jersey that will be worn on Fridays.

President and General Manager Ken Schnacke says he wants fans to enjoy the baseball game while giving them a fun experience at the ballpark.

On various days, tickets will be discounted for college students, seniors, the military and for families.

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"We have traditional family days on Sunday when we allow families to run the bases. We used to only kids run the bases but we had grandmas and grandpas get upset so now we allow anyone to do that," Schnacke explains.

Also new this year, bobbleheads are back. On specific games, fans will receive bobbleheads of some Clippers all-stars.

Fans will also see new jerseys worn on Fridays.

The Clippers will be called the Valeros each Friday at home games. It is part of MiLB's Copa de la Diversion program, which features 72 teams who change their name and logo to connect with the Latin community.

To find out more information about tickets and promotions for the 2019 season, click here.