Alabama Crimson Tide legends Prince Wimbley, Derrick Owens Lassic, Antonio Langham, David Palmer from the 1992 team and recent Alabama star Tyrone Prothro will be at the Birmingham Barons game August 18. Here is the official release:
TRAVELERS AND THE BIRMINGHAM BARONS ANNOUNCE “TRAVELERS NIGHT AT THE BALLPARK” WITH ’92 ALABAMA FOOTBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONS IN HONOR OF 20th ANNIVERSARY
WHO:Travelers, a leading provider of auto, home and business insurance, and the 2012 Birmingham Barons present “Travelers Night at the Ballpark.”
WHAT: First Pitch
1992 Alabama Football National Champions Prince Wimbley, Derrick Owens Lassic, Antonio Langham, David Palmer and ESPY Award-Winner, Tyrone Prothro, will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch to generate awareness and money for Coach Nick Saban’s charity, Nick’s Kids Fund at Travelers Night at the Ballpark at the Birmingham Barons game on Aug. 18 versus the Tennessee Smokies.
Nick’s Kids Fund Donation
Each legendary player will have the chance to throw out a pre-game pitch. For each strike they throw, Travelers will donate $500 to Nick’s Kids Fund, for a total of $2,500. (Travelers previously raised $5,000 for Nick’s Kids Fund in 2011, and will continue this effort and partnership at the Alabama vs. Ole Miss football game on Saturday, Sept. 29.)
Throughout the Barons game, the Alabama alumni will be on site at the Travelers Photo Experience, where fans will have the opportunity to have their photo taken with the players for their personalized cover of the Birmingham Barons game program.
Additional fan activities at Travelers Night at the Ballpark include the Travelers Putting Challenge, where fans who make two-out-of-three putts will receive a prize. All fans that stop by the Putting Challenge can complete a form to receive a complimentary Travelers/Birmingham Barons branded T-shirt, available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Travelers will also be an official co-sponsor of the post-game fireworks.
VIP Fan Experience
Leading up to Travelers Night at the Ballpark, fans are invited to stop by the Customer Service Booth within Regions Park at all Barons home games to enter for a chance to win the ultimate VIP Fan Experience. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and the VIP Fan Experience will be redeemed at Travelers Night at the Ballpark on Saturday, Aug. 18.
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 beginning at 6:30 p.m. CDT (immediately prior to the start of the game)
WHERE: Regions Park
100 Ben Chapman Drive
Hoover, AL 35244