Traverse City, MI -- The Beach Bums kick off the start to their home season tonight, with a double header against the Florence Freedom! Double the fun, for the price of one! Magnet schedules provided by BC Pizza will be handed out to the first 500 fans in attendance. Our promo staff has been hard at work creating between inning games to fill your night with loads of laughter; an experience you won't forget! 

Gates open at 4:00pm -- First pitch is set for 5:05 pm. The second of tonight's two games will begin following a 30 min break after the first game ends. This is the perfect time to check out all the new items in the gift shop, or stop by concessions to fill your rumbling stomachs. Our staff will be whipping up tasty treats all night long.

While we hope to see many smiling faces out at Wuerfel Park tonight, we understand that you may not be able to make it. But that doesn't mean you can't follow along and cheer on the Bums from home! All 2018 Beach Bums games will be exclusively streamed on, with Tom Willms broadcasting as the voice of the Traverse City Beach Bums. Stream the game from anywhere in the world - on a phone, tablet, computer - or anything with internet access! Simply go to and click on the, "Listen to Beach Bums Games Live," link in the top lefthand corner. Tune in during each game to play Beach Bums Trivia for your chance to win a table for four to an upcoming Beach Bums game!

Can't make it out on opening night? Here's what we have lined up for the rest of the week:

Thursday: Tonight, for Thrifty Thursday, we have both our Silver Slugger and Meal Deal discounts going on. 
Silver Slugger: Anyone 60+ gets into the game for only $5! That's half the price of a regular chairback ticket.
Meal Deal: Need to feed the family? For just $5, get a hot dog or brat, chips, and soda. What a steal!
The Beach Bums will play the Florence Freedom in the final game of a 3-game series. Gates open at 6:00pm -- First pitch set for 7:05pm.

Friday: Join us as the Bums kick off a 3-game series against the Evansville Otters. Gates open at 6:00pm -- First pitch set for 7:05pm.

Saturday: Today is a very special, Some Gave All, Memorial Day commemoration game. We want to honor those who gave their lives in service of this country. All active and retired military and first responders receive half off the cost of a chairback ticket ($5), as we want to welcome them to Wuerfel Park. We will hold a pre-game ceremony along with a time-honored tradition here at the stadium, of handing out flags to all of the veterans in attendance. We will also be handing out American Flag pins to the first 250 fans. Please join us in a night that you will never forget! Gates open at 6:00pm -- Pre-game ceremony set to begin at 6:45, directly followed by first pitch.

Sunday: Calling all kids - it's the first Family Funday Sunday of the season! Kids ages 5-12+ have the chance to run the bases after the game, directly followed by player autographs! We have special team posters all ready to go for signing. Gates open at 4:00pm -- First pitch set for 5:05pm. Come out early and watch the players warm up and maybe even catch a loose ball.

And once again, if you can't make it out to the games, don't forget to listen live to the game broadcasts at!