By Hannah Alanis
Keep your eye on the ball as baseball season is quickly approaching.
The Inland Empire 66ers have a promising season ahead of them after the Angels announced an agreement with the team to be their single-A affiliate in the California League.
The two-year agreement has made the Inland Empire the home of the Halos from October 1, 2010 until September 30, 2012.
With Spring Training right around the corner, the 66ers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrated the teams’ new affiliation agreement with the fans on Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Arrowhead Credit Union Park.
The 66ers will kick the season off with a four game set against their I-10 rivals the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. The weekend full of fun begins on Opening Night April 7. There are tons of giveaways planned throughout the season including hats, magnets and a 66ers wearable blanket with sleeves.
Fans will also be excited to learn bobbleheads will be given away on six different occasions. Angels bobbleheads will be handed out bearing the likes of Kendry Morales, Dan Haren and an official Angels Gnome.
In addition to the giveaways the 66ers will light up the Inland Empire sky with fantastic firework shows!
If you’re not into the giveaways, every Tuesday will feature $2 tickets, beer and parking.
Long time fan favorite promotional nights like Thirsty Thursday and 50 cents Fridays will also be back in 2011.
The 66ers ticket office is offering a special 24 Game Premier ticket plan that includes all giveaways, firework shows, weekend dates, opening and closing day, and the 4th of July. For just $6 a game fans can guarantee admission and use of the season ticket holders’ gate for all of the premier promotional nights on the 66ers 2011 schedule.
Come out and support your local 66ers for their 2011 season!
Check out more about the 66ers here.