TRAVERSE CITY, MI—The Traverse City Beach Bums 2012 schedule is now available for fans to download and print out via this website. Please note this change: The Beach Bums start on the road in a rare Thursday opening against the Florence Freedom on May 17th. The Beach Bums Lucky 7 season home opener against the Windy City ThunderBolts will be played on Friday, May 25th!
Annual highlights are in the works again in 2012 as the Beach Bums home opening series will take place on Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 25th – Sunday, May 27th against the Windy City ThunderBolts followed by a Fantastic Fireworks show to kick off the new season with a bang. The Beach Bums Welcome Home Celebration, honoring veterans and active service military men and women, will be held on Wednesday, July 4th followed by the All-Star break July 9th – July 12th. The Beach Bums will wrap up the season with the final regular season home series on August 31st – September 2nd.
The Beach Bums will kick start the 2012 season on the road for the fourth straight season as they travel to Florence, Kentucky and Joliet, Illinois before heading home for the opener. Fans will see two new teams in the Frontier League in 2012 with the addition of London, Ontario and Schaumburg, Illinois. London will make their first appearance at Wuerfel Park on June 23rd – June 25th, while Schaumburg won’t debut in Traverse City until mid-August. The Beach Bums will take on the Defending Frontier League Champions, the Joliet Slammers, at Wuerfel Park on June 22nd – June 24th.
Game times will remain the same in 2012 with Monday – Saturday games starting at 7:05 PM and Sunday’s first pitch at 5:05 PM. Fans can find the schedule on the Beach Bums website, www.tcbeachbums.com, under the SCHEDULE tab. Details on 2012 season ticket packages and Beach Bums Nation information can be found under the TICKETS tab or by calling (231) 943-0100. Don’t miss out on your chance to become part of the Beach Bums family!
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