Scavenger Hunt, Leap Frogs, Doubleheader, Clowns Jersey Auction, Fireworks, The Famous Chicken, Rowdie Garden Gnome…WHEW!

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Home Stand Highlights – Aug. 11-18, 2015

The season’s busiest series of games at Victory Field gets underway on Tuesday, Aug. 11. On the field the Indianapolis Indians remain atop the International League West division with a record of 65-47 as of the date of this post.

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Even before the team returns from its current road trip, have fun participating in a Rowdie garden gnome scavenger hunt! On Monday, Aug. 10 Gnomes stand five inches tall and will be hidden throughout downtown Indianapolis. Starting at 10 a.m. clues to their locations will be revealed on the Indians and Rowdie Facebook and Twitter pages. Be the first to find a Rowdie gnome and also score a pair of free tickets to any remaining regular-season Indians home game. Study closely the details when they go live on Facebook and Twitter at 10 a.m. on Aug. 10. Good luck!

Inside Victory Field, here’s why you need to make plans to visit in the coming days:


Tuesday, Aug. 11 vs. Toledo Mud Hens (Detroit Tigers), 7:05 p.m.

The eight-game home stand will get off to a flying start – literally – when the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs parachute team jump into Victory Field and deliver the game ball as part of the pregame festivities.


Take advantage of our 2-For-1 Tuesday ticket offer by visiting any Central Indiana McAlister’s Deli and pick up this special ticket voucher. If purchasing online, enter the promo code found on the voucher during Step 3 of checkout. Special thanks to McAllister’s and Marathon Pipe Line.


Wednesday, Aug. 12, vs. Toledo Mud Hens, 1:35 p.m.

Enjoy Working Lunch Wednesday at the ballpark during this matinee contest presented by Financial Center and Fleetmatics.


Thursday, Aug. 13 vs. Toledo Mud Hens, 7:05 p.m.

Get a jump-start on your weekend with Craft Beer Night presented by Sun King Brewing, IndyStar and Shane Co. The Indians donate $1 to local charities for every pint of Sun King purchased. On Aug. 13 Little Red Door is the benefactor. Visit the Sun King mobile tap room in Victory Field’s PNC Plaza and tryout a new seasonal brew from Sun King. Music games, giveaways and more await Indians fans. Special thanks to Sun King Brewing, IndyStar, Shane Co.

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Friday, Aug. 14 vs. Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays), 7:15 p.m.

Special Note: The Indians and Bulls will play a double-header to make up the rained out game back on June 17. Gates open at 5 p.m. and action on the field gets underway at 6:05 p.m. with two seven-inning games. Your ticket on Aug. 14 is good for both games.

Faith and Fellowship Night

Starting at 5:15 p.m. enjoy a pregame concert in PNC Plaza by Josh Wilson and faith-based remarks from an Indians player as part of Faith & Fellowship Night. Church groups are eligible for a special ticket discount when purchased in advance. Contact the Victory Field Box Office at or (317) 269-3545. Special thanks to Christian radio station Shine 88.3 FM.


Following Game 1 of the Friday doubleheader, the Tribe will transform into special Indianapolis Clowns jerseys for Game 2 as we honor Indianapolis’ Negro League baseball history. The game-worn jerseys will be auctioned off throughout the evening to benefit Play Ball Indiana. This very special Civil Rights Night is presented by the Indiana Civil Rights Commission.

Immediately following the game, sit back in your seats for another spectacular Friday Fireworks show presented by Farm Bureau Insurance and Regions Bank.


Saturday, Aug. 15 vs. Durham Bulls, 7:05 p.m.

The Famous Chicken

A Signature Saturday unlike any other as The Famous Chicken visits Victory Field. Enjoy the wacky antics and on-field tomfoolery from this icon of the sports and entertainment world. The Famous Chicken will sign autographs starting around the eighth inning. Special thanks to ERMCO, Shane Co. and Golden Living.


Sunday, Aug. 16 vs. Durham Bulls, 1:35 p.m.

Gates open at Noon and you won’t want to delay getting to the ballpark for the Rowdie garden gnome giveaway to the first 2,500 fans. Sunday’s are always extra special for families thanks to Meijer and RTV6. The Indians’ Kids Eat Free Sundays promotion affords children 14 and under the opportunity to receive a voucher good for a hot dog, bag of chips and bottle of water with the price of admission. Knot Hole Kids Club members also get to come onto the field and run the bases immediately following the game.

Gnome Giveaway

Monday, Aug. 17 vs. Norfolk Tides (Baltimore Orioles), 7:05 p.m.

Bring your appetite as hot dogs, peanuts, Cape Cod Potato Chips, CRACKERJACK™ and popcorn are all available for just $1 each. Monday Dollar Menu Night is presented by Cape Cod Potato Chips and Kaplan University.

The Indians will need your help cheering them on, too, as Norfolk and Indianapolis have battled most of the season for the best record in the 14-team International League.


Tuesday, Aug. 18 vs. Norfolk Tides, 7:05 p.m.

Another visit to any McAlister’s Deli will again get you a 2-For-1 Tuesday ticket voucher. If purchasing online, enter the promo code found on the voucher during Step 3 of checkout.


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