Beach Bums Return Home For Fun-filled Six-game Set

TRAVERSE CITY, MI – The Traverse City Beach Bums welcome a women’s soccer legend and celebrate the Army’s birthday with a FANtastic Fireworks Friday, all as a part of six-game homestand that kicks off on Tuesday night as the Beach Bums take on the Washington Wild Things and the Frontier Greys.

On Saturday, June 7 it will be Brandi Chastain Night with the Beach Bums. The women’s soccer legend and hero of the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be at the ballpark. Brandi will host a children’s soccer clinic from 1-3 pm. Gates for the game will open early at 5:00 pm and Brandi will sign autographs from 5-6 pm before throwing out the first pitch and participating with the Beach Patrol during in-game promotions.

Friday, June 6 is a FANtastic Fireworks Friday and the team will celebrate the Army’s birthday. The Beach Bums pregame will feature an Army swearing-in ceremony complete with a full color guard. The evening concludes with a plethora of pulchritudinous pyrotechnics as TC shoots the best fireworks display in Northern Michigan. Gates open at 6:00 pm.

Traverse City will host Washington June 3-5. Tuesday is 2-for-1 Date Night at Wuerfel Park. Fans can buy one chairback seat and get one FREE. That’s two chairback seats for just $10! Bring your date to the game for an evening of couples-filled promotions.

Wednesday is a Win-A-Suite Wednesday where one lucky fan will win a suite at Wuerfel Park for the entire season!! ($8,000 value). Thursday night is Zombie Night with the Beach Bums. Fans are encouraged to come in their best zombie makeup. Michigan Blood will host a blood drive during the game. Fans that donate blood will receive a voucher for a free fountain drink at that night’s game. Gates open for all three games in the Wild Things series at 6:00 pm in front of a 7:05 pm first pitch.

The homestand rounds out with a Family FUNday Sunday on June 8. There will be discounted kids tickets, kids run the bases after the game, a poster giveaway plus a full-team autograph session sponsored by Meijer. Gates open on Sunday at 4:00 pm before a scheduled 5:05 pm first pitch.

For tickets or information to these or any Beach Bums home games in 2014 call 943-0100 or visit