The Vancouver Canadians have released their promotional schedule for the 2017 Northwest League season. Click on the image below for a bigger version.
Former major leaguers who will be visiting Nat Bailey Stadium for autograph appearances this summer include the Hall of Fame pitching duo of Chatham, Ontario’s Fergie Jenkins and Gaylord Perry on July 3. Atlanta Braves great David Justice will be in town July 18. The month of August will feature two former Toronto Blue Jays in Corey Koskie and Fred McGriff. The pride of Anola, Manitoba will be in town August 8 while the Crime Dog will visit August 11. Cards of the players will be given away to the first 1,000 fans to come through the gates.
Other highlights of the promotional schedule…
- June 20 – Magnetic Schedule giveaway (first 2,500 fans)
- June 29 – Cooler Bag giveaway
- July 13 – Dog Day of Summer
- August 9 – Kevin Pillar bobblehead giveway (first 1,000 fans)
- August 14 – Noah Syndergaard bobblehead giveaway (first 1,000 fans)
- August 27 – Umbrella giveaway (first 500 fans)
- August 28 – Team Photo giveaway (first 2,500 fans)
There are also eight fireworks nights and six nooners at the Nat in 2017.
Nat Pack holders will have a chance to redeem their vouchers on Monday, May 8 at 9:00 a.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public Saturday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m.