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Nashville Sounds releases Festivities for Opening Day

 

Ballpark Photo Giveaway, New Tradition and Fireworks Highlight 2016 Opener

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its festivities for Opening Day presented by First Tennessee on Thursday, April 7th when they begin the 2016 campaign against the Oklahoma City Dodgers.

“Opening Day is a time-honored tradition to signal the start of baseball season. After the success First Tennessee Park brought the Nashville community last year, we’re ready and excited for our second season in the ballpark. We have a memorable night planned for our dedicated fans with a number of special events before, during and after Thursday’s game,” said Sounds General Manager Garry Arthur.

Nashville Sounds to play Oklahoma City Dodgers on Opening Day at First Tennessee Park, Thursday, April 7th.

Nashville Sounds to play Oklahoma City Dodgers on Opening Day at First Tennessee Park, Thursday, April 7th.

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Nashville Sounds announce Vanderbilt vs. Belmont Baseball Game to be held at First Tennessee Park on March 29th

 

Tickets Go On Sale Next Week At Sounds Box Office

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – On Tuesday, March 29th, First Tennessee Park will host a neutral site college baseball game between a pair of Nashville universities when Belmont takes on Vanderbilt in a 6:30pm contest at the home of the Nashville Sounds.

“We are thrilled to work with both of these outstanding universities for the first collegiate game to be played at First Tennessee Park,” said Garry Arthur, Sounds COO & General Manager. “This is a meaningful matchup to us because each school has a long history of working with the Sounds. We are excited to welcome the Bruins, Commodores, and their supporters to our new ballpark for this inaugural intercollegiate contest.”

Vanderbilt vs. Belmont Baseball Game to be held on March 29th at First Tennesse Park

Vanderbilt vs. Belmont Baseball Game to be held on March 29th at First Tennesse Park

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Nashville Sounds Enhance Fan Safety Measures at First Tennessee Park

 

Protective Netting Installed In Compliance With MLB Recommendations

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds, in accordance with recommendations issued by Major League Baseball, have extended the protective netting behind home plate to cover the seating area behind both dugouts at First Tennessee Park for the 2016 season.

First Tennessee Park has been outfitted with new protective nets – at the same height as the already-existing backstop behind home plate — that run the length of each dugout.

“Based on the proximity of our Premium seats to the playing field, the reaction time to a foul ball directly behind the dugouts is almost non-existent, and fan safety is of utmost importance to us,” said Garry Arthur, Sounds COO & General Manager.

First Tennessee Park

First Tennessee Park

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Nashville Sounds announce New Scholarship Program

 

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Scholarships to be awarded during first homestand of 2016 season

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club and Nashville Sounds Foundation are excited to launch a new program set to reward four scholarships to area high school students.

The program is designed to award four deserving Nashville and Middle Tennessee graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in the fall of 2016. Each recipient will be awarded with a scholarship of $2,500 to be used for their college tuition.

First Tennessee Park home of the Nashville Sounds Baseball team.

First Tennessee Park home of the Nashville Sounds Baseball team.

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Nashville Sounds Foundation to hold “Suites-N-Treats” on Wednesday, October 28th

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Foundation will host its inaugural “Suites-N-Treats” event for underprivileged and special needs children at First Tennessee Park on Wednesday, October 28th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

Suites-N-Treats is an event that will provide underprivileged and special needs children in the greater Nashville area with the opportunity to trick or treat in a safe and unique environment.

There will also be activities set up for the participants, which include decorating their own trick or treat bags, making picture frames, enjoying complimentary food/drink (donated by Centerplate and Coca-Cola), and the opportunity to meet Sounds mascot Booster and take pictures with him.

Nashville Sounds To Provide Safe, Unique Trick Or Treating Environment For Area Underprivileged And Special Needs Children.

Nashville Sounds To Provide Safe, Unique Trick Or Treating Environment For Area Underprivileged And Special Needs Children.

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Nashville Sounds fall to Round Rock Express, 8-3

 

Grand Total of 565,548 Take in a Game at First Tennessee Park, Most in the Past 25 Years

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – First Tennessee Park opened its gates for the final time on Thursday night, as the Sounds hosted Fan Appreciation Night and the Round Rock Express, falling 8-3.

The crowd of 8,938 at First Tennessee Park boosted the yearly total to 565,548 – the most the franchise has had in its last 25 seasons.

Before the beginning of the game, Sounds General Manager Garry Arthur and Sounds field manager Steve Scarsone awarded three Sounds players with year-end trophies.

Nashville Sounds lose 8-3 to Round Rock Express at First Tennessee Park Thursday night in final home game of the season.

Nashville Sounds lose 8-3 to Round Rock Express at First Tennessee Park Thursday night in final home game of the season.

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Nashville Sounds honor DeVry University’s Amanda Obson as “Student of the Month” Friday

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – This season, Minor League Baseball (MiLB) named DeVry University as the “Official Education and Career Development Partner of Minor League Baseball.” This summer, MiLB and DeVry University are recognizing outstanding undergraduate and graduate students from the university who demonstrate citizenship, personal and academic leadership, and dedication to their fields of study as the “Student of the Month.”

Amanda Obson from the DeVry University campus in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of 25 students nationwide to receive this honor. Obson will be honored Friday, August 7th, at the game against the Memphis Redbirds.

Friday night, Nashville Sounds will honor Amanda Obson of DeVry University as "Student of the Month" at First Tennessee Park during the Memphis Redbirds game.

Friday night, Nashville Sounds will honor Amanda Obson of DeVry University as “Student of the Month” at First Tennessee Park during the Memphis Redbirds game.

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Nashville Sounds June 4th Home Game versus Salt Lake Bees to be aired Nationally on CBS Sports Network

 

First Tennessee Park Will Be One Of Ten Ballparks To Host Minor League Baseball’s Game Of The Week On CBS Sports Network This Summer

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The national spotlight will shine on Music City and the newly-constructed First Tennessee Park on Thursday, June 4th, when the Nashville Sounds’ 7:05pm game against the Salt Lake Bees is aired on CBS Sports Network as part of Minor League Baseball’s National Game Of The Week schedule.

“This is further evidence of what First Tennessee Park can do to enhance the entire profile of the city of Nashville,” said Sounds COO and General Manager Garry Arthur. “We are anxious to be able to show off the ballpark to a national audience.”

CBS Sports Network to televise Nashville Sounds home game June 4th. (Nashville Sounds)

CBS Sports Network to televise Nashville Sounds home game June 4th. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds kick off Baseball at First Tennessee Park Friday, April 17th

 

Two Firework Shows and Opening Night Ceremonies Kick Off Sounds’ 2015 Home Season

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds open their 2015 home schedule at First Tennessee Park on Friday, April 17th and will play host to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A Brewers) and Oklahoma City Dodgers (Triple-A Dodgers).

The eight-game homestand will be highlighted by a pair of Fox 17 Friday Night Firework shows, several giveaways and an Opening Night with all the bells and whistles.

Nashville Sounds being homestand at their new ballpark, “First Tennessee Park”, Friday. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds being homestand at their new ballpark, “First Tennessee Park”, Friday. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds announce Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers as Founding Partner at First Tennessee Park

 

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Multi-Year Deal Includes Naming Rights On Left Field Picnic Deck

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is excited to announce the Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers Association as one the team’s three founding partners at brand-new First Tennessee Park, which opens next month.

The multi-year sponsorship – which involves seven area dealers – makes Hyundai the Sounds’ exclusive automotive partner within their category.

Other included elements are: naming rights sponsorship of the “Hyundai Deck” at First Tennessee Park, the outdoor seating area located in left field that provides group hospitality and a spectacular view of the playing field.

1st Base side view of First Tennessee Park

1st Base side view of First Tennessee Park

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