Norfolk State Baseball News: NSU-Tides Exhibition Game is April 7

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NORFOLK, Va. – For the fifth time in the last six years, the Norfolk State University baseball program will play an exhibition game against the Norfolk Tides, the Triple-A minor league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. This year’s game will take place on Tuesday, April 7 at 5:45 p.m. at Harbor Park in downtown Norfolk. Gates will open at 5 p.m. for the seven-inning game.

Tickets are on sale now, but all advance tickets must be purchased through NSU. Tickets are available at the NSU Ticket Center on campus or through the athletics business office in Joseph Echols Hall, Monday through Friday. Tickets will also be on sale at the remaining home NSU baseball games prior to April 7. All seats are general admission, with prices of $7 for adults and $5 for children, with all ticket proceeds from the contest benefit the NSU baseball program.

Fans can purchase tickets the day of the game at the Harbor Park ticket office.

Norfolk City Manager Marcus D. Jones and Deputy City Manager Wynter Benda will be honored guests at the game. Benda will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. As part of its ongoing celebration of 51 years of Spartan baseball, NSU will also recognize members of the first-ever NSU baseball team during the evening.

The previous four contests between NSU and the Tides drew 31,379 fans to Harbor Park, an average of 7,845 per game.

The Tides open their regular season with a nine-game road trip beginning on Thursday, April 9, before opening the home portion of the schedule on Saturday, April 18. Individual tickets, season tickets, group tickets, picnics and patios are currently available for the 2015 season. For pricing and additional information, stop by the Harbor Park Box Office, visit norfolktides.com or call (757) 622-2222.

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