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Blue Sox Derby Weekend - PreSeason games announced!
10/18/2017 2:40 AM ET
 

The Sydney Blue Sox are excited to announce our Blue Sox Derby Weekend - featuring two pre-season games and a chance for our fans to see the team in action before the start of the 2017/18 Australian Baseball League season.

All-Star Saturday - Saturday 11th November

See the Sydney Blue Sox take on the State League All-Stars for the Terry Lewis Cup at 6:00pm. Earlier in the day, current Blue Sox members will have a chance to compete in the Members Home Run Derby which kicks off at 2:00pm. We will also get to see who the fastest man in baseball is! Following that we will have batting practice and a meet and greet autograph session with the Blue Sox players.

2:00pm Gates Open
2:15pm Members Home Run Derby (Further details are provided below.)
3:30pm Meet & Greet & Autograph Session
4:15pm Blue Sox Batting Practice
5:00pm Baseball's Fastest Man
5:05pm Q & A Session
5:45pm Ceremonial First Pitch
6:00pm Sydney Blue Sox vs State League All-Stars

Import Sunday - Sunday 12th November

On Sunday we will host the State League Imports to cap of Derby Weekend. The day will also feature a Home Run Derby with Blue Sox and State League Imports taking on the local Blue Sox and State League players. 

1:00pm Gates Open
1:15pm Blue Sox Home Run Derby - Locals vs Imports
2:15pm Q & A Session
2:45pm Ceremonial First Pitch
3:00pm Blue Sox vs State League Imports

Tickets are on sale now! Purchase your tickets here.

Adults $10 | Concession $5 | Blue Sox Members FREE
Dugout Boxes $25 each (4 people per box)
And remember... Kids Go Free On Sundays!

Member's Home Run Derby Information

Are you a 2017/18 Sydney Blue Sox Member? Do you think you have what it takes to hit a home run or at least give it a red-hot go? 

To secure your chance in the Member's Home Run Derby on November 11th - enter the draw today by filling out our registration form and telling us in 25 words or less why you should compete. This special event will consist of 15 members that will have 3 minutes each to hit as many balls to rack up as many points as possible; the member with the most points at the end WINS and will also receive a special prize!!

Rules for Entry & Competition:

  • Only 2017/18 Blue Sox members are eligible to enter the competition. You can sign up for a membership here.
  • Participants will be selected from competition entries on Friday 3rd November at 4pm AEDST. Up to 15 participants will be selected. All winners will be contacted via email or phone by COB Monday 6th November.
  • Entrants must be aged 12 years or over on the date of the event. Entrants aged 12 - 18 years of age will only be considered if they are active baseball players for safety reasons.
  • The field will be marked out and each section will have a point value assigned.
  • Each competitor will have three minutes to earn as many points as possible. The member who earns the most points wins. 

 

This story was not subject to the approval of the Australian Baseball League or its clubs.