The Louisville Bats announced single game tickets for the 2008 Meijer Triple-A All-Star Celebration Tickets are on sale for the 2008 Meijer Triple-A All-Star Celebration to be hosted by the Louisville Bats Baseball Club. This is the first opportunity for fans to purchase individual tickets for the Meijer Triple-A All-Star Game, Papa John’s Home Run Derby and Rally’s FanFest.
The Meijer Triple-A All-Star Game will be held at Louisville Slugger Field Wednesday, July 16 at 7:05 p.m. The nationally televised event will feature future Major League stars from the International League battling all-stars from the Pacific Coast League on ESPN2. The Famous Chicken will perform in between innings of the game. Ticket prices for this event are $16 for the lawn and $20 for field reserved and home run zone seats.
The Papa John’s Home Run Derby will be held at Louisville Slugger Field Monday, July 14 at 7:05 p.m. Top sluggers from the International League and Pacific Coast League will compete in three rounds of hitting home runs out of Louisville Slugger Field. Quick Change, the NBA’s top halftime act, will perform during the Home Run Derby. Ticket prices for this event range from $14 to $20.
The Rally’s FanFest will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) July 13-15. The hours for Sunday, July 13 are 12:00-8:00 p.m.; the FanFest on Monday and Tuesday, July 14-15 will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Featured at the Rally’s FanFest is a 50,000 square foot interactive area for children, wiffleball on a replica Louisville Slugger Field and a history display for baseball in Louisville, the Minor Leagues and the Triple-A All-Star Game. Autograph sessions include Cincinnati Reds legends George Foster, Lee May and Ron Oester along with members of both the IL and PCL 2008 All-Stars. Tickets for children 12 and under are $6 and adults are $8.
The AAA Kentucky All-Star Game Luncheon will take place at the KICC Wednesday, July 16 at 11:30 a.m. The featured keynote speaker is NFL Hall of Famer and Louisville native Paul Hornung. Tickets to this event go on sale Monday, May 19. The cost of this event is $40 per seat and $320 per table of eight; a reserved table of eight will guarantee a Triple-A All-Star Game participant seated at the table.
The Meijer Triple-A All-Star Game, Papa John’s Home Run Derby and Rally’s FanFest tickets may be purchased at the Louisville Slugger Field box office, located on Preston St., from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or by phone at (502) 361-3100. Tickets for the AAA Kentucky All-Star Game Luncheon may only be purchased through the Louisville Bats front office at (502) 212-BATS.