Phillies Press Release
Updated lineup for Modell's Sporting Goods Opening Day: Phillies vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Broadcast: NBC10, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish). Modell's Sporting Goods Opening Day pre-game ceremonies will also stream live on www.phillies.com. Additionally, the NBC10 Welcome Home Phillies special will air from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Traffic: Motorists are reminded they can log on to www.511pa.com, www.511nj.org or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding the Sports Complex. A vast option of transit services is also available; for a SEPTA schedule please visit www.septa.org.
Tickets: Standing Room Only tickets will go on sale at noon at the First Base Ticket Windows.
Phandom: Fans are encouraged to check-in using the At the Ballpark, Citizens Bank Park's official mobile app! Fans can also follow the action before and during the game via @Phillies on Twitter, also featuring in-game "tweet your ticket" and other special opportunities. Plus, check out MLB.com's At Bat App for lots more.
7:00 a.m. Majestic Clubhouse Store opens. Hot off the press: Issue 1 of the 2014 Phillies Magazine featuring new Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg. Also: Check out What's New at Citizens Bank Park this season in food and concessions!
1:00 p.m. Citizens Bank Way Opening Day Party! Features entertainment, food and drinks. Free to all fans. Plus, live performance by Go Go Gadjet.
1:13 p.m. Phillies batting practice.
1:35 p.m. All gates open. All fans will receive a Citizens Bank Park Commemorative Banner, compliments of Modell's Sporting Goods.
2:00 p.m. Special guests take the stage on Citizens Bank Way!
2:13 p.m. Brewers batting practice.
3:13 p.m. Line up on 10th Street! Fans who have not yet entered the ballpark gates are invited to line up on 10th Street and cheer on the 2014 Phillies as they make their "Leadoff Walk" into the ballpark - escorted by the Cardinal O'Hara High School Marching Band.
3:22 p.m. Fans inside the ballpark are urged to be in their seats for a must-see pregame ceremony! The 2014 Phillies will make their grand entrance into Citizens Bank Park from a 10th Street Leadoff Walk. Providing the music as the players walk the red carpet will be the Fralinger String Band.
3:34 p.m. "Philadelphia Pride" and "America the Beautiful" will be sung by the Philadelphia Boys Choir and Men's Chorale, as representatives from all of the Armed Forces including the Pennsylvania Army and Air National Guard unfurl a large American flag. State flags will be carried onto the field by Philadelphia Police and Fire Department personnel.
3:40 p.m. Introductions … Brewers
3:44 p.m. Introductions … Phillies
3:50 p.m. National Anthem: Performed by Jacquie Lee, the Colt's Neck, NJ native who was runner up on the top-rated NBC show The Voice.
3:53 p.m. The United States Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs, will parachute onto the field delivering the first balls.
4:00 p.m. The first ball: Thrown by a representative from Modell's Sporting Goods, along with a surprise Phillies alumnus.
4:07 p.m. Play Ball!
5th Inning Be on the lookout…the Phanatic and phriends perform a live rendition of the "What's The Phanatic Say" music video.
*All of the above events are subject to change, weather and wind permitting.