The Inside Scoop: Gwinnett Braves
Have you been to a Gwinnett Braves game? If not, you’re seriously missing out.
School's almost out for summer, and you'll be looking for fun, affordable ways to spend time with family and friends. If you haven’t experienced a Gwinnett Braves game, you’ve got to get yourself to Coolray Field to see what they’re all about. Chopper, the hardest working mascot in sports, definitely wants to see you at a game.
We spoke with Andrea Sadtler and Jerry Pennington, two long-time Gwinnett Braves veterans, to get you the inside scoop on this season.
1. There are all kinds of exciting activities and events that take place at Coolray Field during games. What are some activities folks might not know about?
Every night is truly a different night at Coolray Field. While we have several activities that remain the same at every game (Friday Night Fireworks, Marathon Kid’s Zone with inflatables, Local Youth Team of the Night groups, National Anthem performances, etc.) we also do a lot of unique promotions that change every game (Bark in the Park, Star Wars Night, team jersey auctions benefiting various causes, bobble head giveaways, etc.).
2. Who are some of this year’s must watch/exciting players and why?
Being that we are the last stop before the Major League Level, we have a lot of players that get moved up or down frequently. This year our team will feature several top prospects in the Braves organization including Mallex Smith, Aaron Blair, Ozzie Albies, Lucas Sims and others. Many of those have even already contributed to the major league club.
3. What’s your favorite part of a Gwinnett Braves game?
Interacting with new, first time fans and attendees!
4. One reason to attend a Gwinnett Braves game?
Affordable, family fun. The best value for entertainment in Gwinnett.
It’s clear that you don’t even have to be an avid baseball fan to enjoy a Gwinnett Braves game. From food and fireworks to special promotions and giveaways, this is an event everyone can enjoy.
Comment below, and tell us about your favorite experience with the Gwinnett Braves!