Trash Pandas season is almost here — here’s what to expect

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The Rocket City Trash Pandas begin their 2023 season April 6 at Toyota Field. (Michael Seale/Hville Blast)

Spring is in the air, and that means baseball season is upon us as well. So, Trash Pandas fans, that means to get ready for the 2023 season at Toyota Field!

The first home game is Thursday, April 6. And this season is packed full of fun promotions and special nights! Check this out:

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Cheer on the Trash Pandas in 2023

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Single game tickets are now on sale for all Trash Pandas games this season. (Michael Seale/Hville Blast)

Fans attending games at Toyota Field will be treated to numerous theme nights, giveaways and 27 incredible fireworks spectaculars throughout the 69-game home schedule in the Trash Pandas’ third season.

Single-game tickets for the upcoming season at Toyota Field are now on sale to the general public online and in-person at the Wicks Family Foundation Ticket Office at Toyota Field.

The Trash Pandas weekly promotions lineup features many fan favorites from the team’s first two seasons, including Reeds Jewelers Ladies Night on Tuesdays, All You Can Eat and Dog Day Wednesdays, Pregame Happy Hour and Burgers and Buds Thursdays, postgame Fireworks Spectaculars on all Fridays and Saturdays, and ending with Kids Run The Bases after each Sunday home game.

Fun promotions all season

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Trash Pandas games are always family-friendly. (Michael Seale/Hville Blast)

There are so many fun promotions during the 2023 Trash Pandas season, starting with the opening month of April. Here’s what the promotions schedule looks like for the first month of the season:

  • Thursday, April 6: Opening Night Celebration with postgame fireworks, presented by Booz Allen Hamilton. 2023 Magnet Schedule giveaway for 5,000 fans, presented by Lexus of Huntsville.
  • Friday, April 7: Friday Night Fireworks
  • Saturday April 8: Saturday Night Fireworks.
  • Tuesday, April 18: Logan O’Hoppe bobblehead for 1,500 adults ages 18 and up, presented by Trustmark. Utility Worker Appreciation Day, presented by Huntsville Utilities.
  • Wednesday, April 19: Education Day with a special 11:05 a.m. start. This game will not be a Dog Day or an All You Can Eat Wednesday.
  • Thursday, April 20: Raise The Roof T-Shirt Giveaway for 1,500 adults ages 18 and up, presented by Storm Guard Roofing. Dance Team Night 1, with special pregame performances.
  • Friday, April 21: Friday Night Fireworks, presented by Outdoor Alabama.
  • Saturday, April 22: Earth Day celebration with Saturday Night Fireworks, presented by Tennessee Valley Authority.
  • Sunday, April 23: Sprocket On The Move Bobblehead for 1,000 kids ages 17 and under, presented by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau. 4×4 Night.

Among the new giveaway items for children in 2023 will be Astronaut Racer Themed Socks on May 2, May 23, and July 9, a Sprocket Bank on May 21, and a Youth Replica Jersey on August 13.

Also new in 2023 will be an appearance from a baseball legend. On Wednesday, May 24, former MLB All-Star and Atlanta Braves World Series Champion Ryan Klesko will appear at Toyota Field to meet fans, sign autographs,and throw the ceremonial first pitch.

Before and during the game, Klesko will sign autographs for fans. Autographs will be limited to one per person, and all items to be signed are subject to the player’s discretion.

Friendly staff, pleasant atmosphere

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The Trash Pandas staff is always helpful and makes the fan experience a pleasant one. (Michael Seale/Hville Blast)

The Trash Pandas led the Southern League in attendance in 2022, which is a testament to how great a job the team’s staff has done in making the game day experience a pleasant one for fans.

And with new promotions and specialty games mixed in with the favorites from last season, this year should be just as fun!

The Trash Pandas will wear five specialty jerseys throughout the season, with the proceeds going to a non-profit organization. In 2022, the Trash Pandas raised more than $100,000 through game worn jersey auctions.

The 2023 jersey lineup features: a Star Wars Jersey on May 4, Armed Forces Jersey on May 20, Marvel Super Hero Jersey on June 24, Space Jersey on August 9, and a Huntsville Stars Throwback Jersey on September 8.

The Trash Pandas will also be participating in the 2023 Copa de la Diversión, with an identity to be announced in the future.

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