For Immediate Release
October 7, 2009
RED SOX INVITE FANS AND MEMBERS OF RED SOX SOCIAL NETWORKS TO A SPECIAL EVENT TO WISH THE TEAM LUCK IN THE 2009 POSTSEASON
Attendees to receive giveaways with a chance to win 2009 ALDS Home Game 1 tickets; Followers of Red Sox Social Networks will also have the opportunity to register for a chance to appear in a 2010 Red Sox commercial
BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox invite fans and members of its social network pages on Facebook and Twitter to come out to the team store for a special event to wish the team good luck in the postseason, receive giveaways and prizes along with a chance to appear in a 2010 Red Sox commercial. This special event will take place tomorrow, Thursday, October 8, 2009 between 12:00 noon and 2:00 p.m. at the official Red Sox Team Store located at 19 Yawkey Way, across from Fenway Park.
The first 500 attendees will receive special baseballs commemorating the club’s 500th consecutive sellout this summer and thanking the fans for this remarkable feat. Hidden among those 500 baseballs will be four ‘golden’ baseballs giving the recipient two tickets to the 2009 American League Division Series (ALDS) Home Game 1 on Sunday at Fenway Park. Fans will also have an opportunity to sign a card for the 2009 Red Sox wishing them luck and to take pictures with Wally the Green Monster and with the 2004 and 2007 World Championship Trophies.
Members and followers of Red Sox social networks will have an additional exciting opportunity at the event to register for a chance to appear in a 2010 Red Sox commercial. Those interested must be a member of either the official Red Sox Facebook page (www.redsox.com/facebook) or one of the official Red Sox Twitter pages (@RedSoxInsider, @Wally97 or @FenwayEvents), print out the main page of the site verifying that they are a member and bring the page with them to the event with their name, email and phone number on the back.
The Red Sox begin their 2009 postseason campaign tomorrow evening in Anaheim, CA with first pitch in Game One of the 2009 ALDS against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scheduled to be at 9:37 p.m. EST. The game will be broadcast live on TBS and on WEEI 850 AM for radio, SBN 1150 AM for the Spanish radio broadcast with full coverage available on RedSox.com.