11/24/2008 10:22 AM -
The Northern League has announced the schedule for the 2009 season. The league will again feature an unbalanced scheduled with six teams competing in one division. The T-Bones will be opening their schedule at home on Friday, May 15 against the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
Opening weekend will begin with the pennant raising ceremony on Opening Day followed by a full Championship Weekend. Spanning the three days there will be several championship ceremonies and promotions taking place celebrating the first title in team history. The T-Bones are home for six games to open the season then will return home May 26 through June 3 for the longest homestand of the season, nine games.
The 2009 schedule also features four mid-week day games on Wednesday, June 3; Thursday, June 11; Thursday, June 25 and Thursday, July 30. Those games will be 11:05 starts. The home season will conclude with a traditional 1:05 first pitch on Sunday, August 23 against the Joliet JackHammers. All other start times will remain consistent with Monday through Saturday games beginning at 7:05 and Sunday games starting at 5:05.
The schedule also features the T-Bones playing at home over eight weekends with fireworks, recognized as Kansas City’s best fireworks, returning following every Saturday home game. You can see a rematch of the 2008 Northern League Championship Series July 31-August 2 as the Gary SouthShore RailCats come to town for three games and return for five games August 7-11. All teams will break three days July 6-8 for the All-Star Game.
All dates and game times are subject to change and are also weather permitting. For season tickets or more information call the T-Bones box office at (913) 328-BALL or visit www.tbonesbaseball.com.