Rays Rally Information…………Postseason Celebrations
Hey all, just got this Press Release from the Rays and thought you might like to know all the infoirmation concerning the Rallies scheduled for nest week. Please come out and show our hometown Rays just how wild this Playoff season will be for them and their opponent.
See you there,
For Immediate Release September 24, 2008
RAYS POSTSEASON RALLY SET FOR MONDAY;
PARTY IN THE PARK FOLLOWS ON TUESDAY
ST. PETERSBURG, FL—To celebrate their first trip to Major League Baseball’s postseason, the Rays will host
two events beginning with a rally on Monday, September 29 at 5 p.m. at Straub Park in downtown
St. Petersburg, presented by Budweiser and the St. Petersburg Times. A free concert by Multi-Platinum
Recording Artists SURVIVOR will conclude the event, which is free and open to the public.
At Monday’s event, all Rays players and coaches will be on hand and the Rays will offer a variety of familyfriendly
activities including interactive areas for kids featuring the Rays Street Team, inflatable wiffleball and
speed pitch machines. Food will be available and beverages will be provided by Anheuser Busch. Free
Mohawk haircuts will also be offered. SURVIVOR will perform ’80s hits as “Eye of the Tiger”, “High on You”
and “I Can’t Hold Back.” Fans are encouraged to park in the Baywalk garage for this event.
The following day, Tuesday, September 30, the Rays will host another free event, Party in the Park, at
Tampa’s Lykes Gaslight Park from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Ray Team and the Rays Street Team will be
on hand and free hot dogs, peanuts and Cracker Jack will be handed out. There will also be an interactive
zone with the Rays hitting and pitching machines that people can play for a chance to win Rays prizes
and Smokey Bones will be on hand with free food.
Playoff merchandise will be on sale in the Rays Tampa store which is located across the street from the park at
400 N. Tampa Street. The latest Rays postseason merchandise will be available at both events. Postseason
ticket packages will be available to those who place deposits on 2009 Rays season tickets, based on
Media can park on the Kennedy side of Gaslight Park, spacing is limited.
The Rays Post Season Rally is schedule to be simulcast live on both FSN Florida & Sun Sports and will replay
from 11:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. and Tuesday, Sept 30 from 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
ATTENTION MEDIA – Parking for satellite trucks for the rally in St. Petersburg on Monday, September 29 will
be on Bayshore Drive.
For more information please contact the Rays Communications Dept., (727) 825-3242.
The Tampa Bay Rays have proudly represented Major League Baseball in the Tampa Bay region since 1998.
The organization and its foundation are committed to building a strong community bond through meaningful
interaction and charitable contributions.