The Gateway Grizzlies in association with Regions Bank will honor the men and women who protect and serve the community with their Stand Up for Blue Night happening on Wednesday, May 24. The team is making this night a tribute to the police officers in the Metro East and Greater St. Louis area.
The Grizzlies will honor two well respected police officers from the St. Louis area: Terry Delaney and Mike Flamion.
Delaney is a former member of the Washington Park Police Department, the East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois State Police, and the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department.
Flamion spent seven years with the De Soto Police Department before starting work in Ballwin. On July 8, 2016 Mike was shot in the neck in the line of duty. He was paralyzed from the neck down.
50% of all tickets purchased on May 24th will go to BackStoppers and the St. Louis County Police Welfare Assocation. The BackStoppers have helped the Flamion family, as well as many other families in the St. Louis area.
All fans who purchase a ticket for this night will get a discount. All field box seats will be sold for $10. Lawn seats will be sold for $5. The event will include Stand Up for Blue t-shirt giveaways and a K-9 unit demonstration!
The Grizzlies ask that all fans attending the ballgame WEAR BLUE to support the courageous men and women who help to protect our community day in and day out. Fans will have the opportunity to take home their own Stand Up for Blue shirt (shown below).
First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. against the Lake Erie Crushers.
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For tickets and more information call the Grizzlies box office at (618) 337-3000.
ABOUT THE GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: The Gateway Grizzlies are a professional baseball team, located a mere 100-yards from I-255 (10 minutes from downtown St. Louis). The Grizzlies offer baseball fans entertainment, the likes of which are difficult to find - affordable, family, fun in the comfortable GCS Credit Union Ballpark with a great view of the St. Louis skyline. For tickets or general information please visit gatewaygrizzlies.com or call 618.337.3000.
ABOUT THE FRONTIER LEAGUE: The Frontier League is celebrating its 25th season as a professional, independent baseball organization. Since its inception, the Frontier League has provided millions of fans to a fun and exciting baseball experience within the American Midwest. Consisting of 12 teams in two divisions and 96 game schedules, the league is recognized for the amount of talented athletes that are picked up by various MLB teams every year.