South Bend, Indiana (June 22, 2013)- Your 1st Half Midwest League Champion Silver Hawks had a phenomenal first half of the 2013 season, both on the field and at the ticket office. As a result of a scorching stretch, in which the team won 18 of 19 games, the Silver Hawks were able to pull away from the pack and clinch the 1st half title and secure a playoff spot. Attendance is up approximately 20% over last season, despite 3 rainouts to date, compared to zero in 2012 at this point. As a result of the excitement surrounding the play on the field and the new vibe at the Cove, the Silver Hawks have already had 5 sellouts during the first half of 2013 compared to only 7 in 2012.
In this 26th season your Silver Hawks will celebrate their 5 millionth fan to walk through the gates. The 5 millionth fan will win a trip to Disney World for four. The trip includes airfare, hotel accommodations for 4 days and 3 nights, and park passes compliments of the South Bend Silver Hawks and the South Bend Tribune. The fan must be present to win. Currently the Silver Hawks are sitting at 4,895,999 in franchise history and are only 104,001fans away from this tremendous milestone. The 2nd half of the season is going to be filled with many action-packed nights and special promotions including a newly added fireworks show set for June 27th to honor and celebrate the team winning the First Half Division Title.
Join your Silver Hawks June 26th through July 3rd. The first home stand your Silver Hawks take the field against the Hot Rods. Promotions taking place include kids eat free Wednesday, Thirsty Thursday, with $1.00 beer and soda presented by Budweiser, Pepsi and 103.9 The Bear, followed by the newly added celebration fireworks show postgame and Friday night fireworks presented by 1st Source Bank, Your Partners From the First for 150 Years, WNDU, and Sunny 101.5. Special guests making an appearance at the Cove are Lee Smith on Saturday, June 29th and Jake the Famous Diamond Dog, Saturday, and then again on Sunday for Canines at the Cove. To purchase tickets, or for more, details visit www.SilverHawks.com