HOME RUN DERBY: JOSE CANSECO VS. YOU
Tryout set for July 27, Derby set for August 5…
(Florence, KY) – The Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, are excited to welcome former MLB slugger Jose Canseco to UC Health Stadium on Wednesday, August 5th for a home run derby presented by Save Discount Drugs. The home run derby will take place on the field between games of the August 5th doubleheader.
On Monday, July 27 at 4:00 p.m., fans can tryout to compete in the derby at UC Health Stadium.
In order to tryout, fans also must purchase a reserved seat ticket to the August 5th game or the VIP Meet ‘n’ Greet package in advance. A ticket to the game plus a spot in the tryout is $20.
A tryout package includes:
· Reserved ticket to the August 5 Jose Canseco game
· 5 swings in the July 27 tryout, to qualify for round 2 of the tryout, contestants MUST hit a home run during one of the 5 swings
Fans should come already warmed up to the tryout. Round 2 will consist of 5 swings with the most home runs hit winning the Home Run Derby slot. Tiebreakers after round 2 will consist of 5 swing rounds until the tie is broken. One slot is up for grabs in the event against Jose Canseco.
From 6pm – 7pm on August 5, Canseco will personally meet with a select group of fans that purchase a VIP Meet ‘n Greet package.
The VIP Meet ‘n Greet package is $60 and includes:
1. Reserved ticket to the game
2. Autographed copy of Jose’s book “Vindicated”
3. Personalized autograph on one Freedom item
4. Photo with Jose
Fans have the option of purchasing both a VIP Meet ‘n Greet package and a spot in the tryout for a total of $70.
The Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, are members of the Frontier League of Professional Baseball. The Frontier League is the oldest continuously operating independent professional league, entering its 23rd season in 2015. For more information about the Frontier League visit www.frontierleague.com.