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A's to host fan appreciation weekend during final homestand

The Oakland A's will return home Friday, Sept. 22, for a six-game homestand against the Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners.
 
To thank the best fans in baseball, the A's will host Fan Appreciation Weekend from Sept. 22 to 24. The weekend will include opportunities for kids and adults to win great prizes. Fans will be randomly selected to receive seat upgrades, can unlock prizes by checking in to the MLB.com Ballpark App, and can win memorabilia by tweeting the A's (@athletics). As part of the weekend, lucky fans will also have the chance to win a player's jersey following the game on Sept. 23 during the Oakland A's Community Fund "Jersey Off Their Backs" fundraiser.
 
Friday, September 22 | Texas Rangers | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 4:30 p.m.
Parking: 3 p.m.
 
JERSEY OFF THEIR BACKS FUNDRAISER: Fans can visit Section 216 or look for roaming "Jersey Off Their Backs" sellers to donate $5 to receive a scratch-off ticket for a chance to win A's coupons, autographed memorabilia, and the opportunity to receive a jersey off an A's player's back following the game on Saturday, Sept. 23. All proceeds support the Oakland A's Community Fund.
 
SEASON TICKET MEMBER "STATE OF THE A's" CHAT: A's President Dave Kaval will host a special pregame Q&A session with select Season Ticket Members.
 
FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND: During every inning break, fans will be randomly selected to win great prizes.
 
BART CARD GIVEAWAY: 10,000 fans will receive a free weekend roundtrip ticket, courtesy of BART.
 
TEAM PHOTO GIVEAWAY: 10,000 fans will receive a team photo, presented by MLB Network.
 
FILIPINO HERITAGE NIGHT: The A's will host their annual Filipino Heritage Night, presented by Cache Creek Casino. Fans who pre-purchase a Filipino Heritage Night special ticket for the game will receive an exclusive A's Filipino Heritage beanie. To purchase tickets, visit athletics.com/filipino.
 
NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA AUTHENTIC FAN FRIDAY: Every Friday home game, fans in sections 316 - 318, will receive a giveaway, a personalized photo booth card, $6 food or merchandise value, and more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit athletics.com/authenticfan.
 
National Anthem: Fog City Singers
Ceremonial First Pitches: P-Lo and a Cache Creek representative
 
Saturday, September 23 | Texas Rangers | 6:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 4:05 p.m.
Parking: Noon
 
JERSEY OFF THEIR BACKS FUNDRAISER: Fans can visit Section 216 or look for roaming "Jersey Off Their Backs" sellers to donate $5 to receive a scratch-off ticket for a chance to win A's coupons, autographed memorabilia, and the opportunity to receive a jersey off an A's player's back following the game. All proceeds support the Oakland A's Community Fund.
 
FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND: To celebrate Fan Appreciation Weekend, Season Ticket Members are encouraged to utilize the Season Ticket Member Entrance for a chance to receive a special gift prior to first pitch.
 
LIAM HENDRIKS AUTOGRAPH SESSION: A's pitcher Liam Hendriks will be signing autographs behind Section 120 from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. for fans who make a $30 donation to the nonprofit organization K Poverty, whose mission is to end poverty in the Dominican Republic.
 
STAR WARS™ NIGHT: Fans who pre-purchase a STAR WARS Night special ticket for the game will receive an exclusive A's STAR WARS T-shirt. Fans are encouraged to dress as their favorite STAR WARS characters. All fans are invited to enjoy postgame fireworks set to the music of STAR WARS on the outfield grass, space permitting.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND SILENT AUCTION: Every Saturday and Sunday home game (and other select games), the A's Community Fund hosts a silent auction featuring signed and unsigned A's memorabilia as well as game-used items. The silent auctions are located in the A's fan center behind section 120 and end with the last out in the bottom of the fifth inning.
 
National Anthem: Seren Smith Wheelright
Ceremonial First Pitch: Star Wars fan 
 
Sunday, September 24 | Texas Rangers | 1:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 11:05 a.m.
Parking: 9 a.m.
 
FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND: To celebrate Fan Appreciation Weekend, Season Ticket Members will have the chance to participate in a pregame on-field experience; and during select inning breaks, kids 14 and younger will be randomly selected to win great prizes.
 
HISPANIC HERITAGE DAY: The A's will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day with Luchador wrestlers on Championship Plaza from 11:10 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Univision DJ and radio personality Chuy Gomez, and a mariachi band performing pregame.
 
HECHO EN OAKLAND T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY: 10,000 fans will receive a "Hecho En Oakland" T-shirt, presented by Kelly-Moore Pants.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND 50/50 RAFFLE: At select home games throughout the 2017 season, fans can participate in the A's Community Fund 50/50 Raffle, presented by Better Health East Bay, a Sutter Health Foundation. One lucky fan has the opportunity to win half of the gross proceeds raised at each game, with the remaining proceeds benefitting the A's Community Fund's mission to support charitable organizations that aim to improve the quality of life for people throughout the Bay Area. Visit the concourse behind Section 217 or look for designated Raffle Team Members around the ballpark.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND SILENT AUCTION: Every Saturday and Sunday home game (and other select games), the A's Community Fund hosts a silent auction featuring signed and unsigned A's memorabilia as well as game-used items. The silent auctions are located in the A's fan center behind section 120 and end with the last out in the bottom of the fifth inning.
 
National Anthem: Nayah Damasen
Ceremonial First Pitches: Manuel "Tino" Avila and Kid Appreciation winner 
 
Monday, September 25 | Seattle Mariners | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 5:35 p.m.
Parking: 4 p.m.
 
National Anthem: Oakland Unified School District
Ceremonial First Pitches: Baseball bingo winner 
 
Tuesday, September 26 | Seattle Mariners | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 4:30 p.m.
Parking: 4 p.m.
 
PORTUGUESE HERITAGE NIGHT: The A's will host their third annual Portuguese Heritage Night. Fans who pre-purchase a special ticket for the game will receive an exclusive A's Portuguese Heritage beanie, entry into the pregame party in the Eastside Club, and a sandwich and non-alcoholic beverage. To purchase tickets, visit athletics.com/portuguese.
 
CHEVY FREE PARKING TUESDAY: All fans park for free during Free Parking Tuesdays.
 
National Anthem: SF Boys Choir
Ceremonial First Pitch: Kids Club winner and Men's Wearhouse representative
 
Wednesday, September 27 | Seattle Mariners | 12:35 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 11:05 a.m.
Parking: 9 a.m.   
 
National Anthem: TBD
Ceremonial First Pitch: 95.7 The Game representative

The Oakland A's will return home Friday, Sept. 22, for a six-game homestand against the Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners.
 
To thank the best fans in baseball, the A's will host Fan Appreciation Weekend from Sept. 22 to 24. The weekend will include opportunities for kids and adults to win great prizes. Fans will be randomly selected to receive seat upgrades, can unlock prizes by checking in to the MLB.com Ballpark App, and can win memorabilia by tweeting the A's (@athletics). As part of the weekend, lucky fans will also have the chance to win a player's jersey following the game on Sept. 23 during the Oakland A's Community Fund "Jersey Off Their Backs" fundraiser.
 
Friday, September 22 | Texas Rangers | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 4:30 p.m.
Parking: 3 p.m.
 
JERSEY OFF THEIR BACKS FUNDRAISER: Fans can visit Section 216 or look for roaming "Jersey Off Their Backs" sellers to donate $5 to receive a scratch-off ticket for a chance to win A's coupons, autographed memorabilia, and the opportunity to receive a jersey off an A's player's back following the game on Saturday, Sept. 23. All proceeds support the Oakland A's Community Fund.
 
SEASON TICKET MEMBER "STATE OF THE A's" CHAT: A's President Dave Kaval will host a special pregame Q&A session with select Season Ticket Members.
 
FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND: During every inning break, fans will be randomly selected to win great prizes.
 
BART CARD GIVEAWAY: 10,000 fans will receive a free weekend roundtrip ticket, courtesy of BART.
 
TEAM PHOTO GIVEAWAY: 10,000 fans will receive a team photo, presented by MLB Network.
 
FILIPINO HERITAGE NIGHT: The A's will host their annual Filipino Heritage Night, presented by Cache Creek Casino. Fans who pre-purchase a Filipino Heritage Night special ticket for the game will receive an exclusive A's Filipino Heritage beanie. To purchase tickets, visit athletics.com/filipino.
 
NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA AUTHENTIC FAN FRIDAY: Every Friday home game, fans in sections 316 - 318, will receive a giveaway, a personalized photo booth card, $6 food or merchandise value, and more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit athletics.com/authenticfan.
 
National Anthem: Fog City Singers
Ceremonial First Pitches: P-Lo and a Cache Creek representative
 
Saturday, September 23 | Texas Rangers | 6:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 4:05 p.m.
Parking: Noon
 
JERSEY OFF THEIR BACKS FUNDRAISER: Fans can visit Section 216 or look for roaming "Jersey Off Their Backs" sellers to donate $5 to receive a scratch-off ticket for a chance to win A's coupons, autographed memorabilia, and the opportunity to receive a jersey off an A's player's back following the game. All proceeds support the Oakland A's Community Fund.
 
FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND: To celebrate Fan Appreciation Weekend, Season Ticket Members are encouraged to utilize the Season Ticket Member Entrance for a chance to receive a special gift prior to first pitch.
 
LIAM HENDRIKS AUTOGRAPH SESSION: A's pitcher Liam Hendriks will be signing autographs behind Section 120 from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. for fans who make a $30 donation to the nonprofit organization K Poverty, whose mission is to end poverty in the Dominican Republic.
 
STAR WARS™ NIGHT: Fans who pre-purchase a STAR WARS Night special ticket for the game will receive an exclusive A's STAR WARS T-shirt. Fans are encouraged to dress as their favorite STAR WARS characters. All fans are invited to enjoy postgame fireworks set to the music of STAR WARS on the outfield grass, space permitting.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND SILENT AUCTION: Every Saturday and Sunday home game (and other select games), the A's Community Fund hosts a silent auction featuring signed and unsigned A's memorabilia as well as game-used items. The silent auctions are located in the A's fan center behind section 120 and end with the last out in the bottom of the fifth inning.
 
National Anthem: Seren Smith Wheelright
Ceremonial First Pitch: Star Wars fan 
 
Sunday, September 24 | Texas Rangers | 1:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 11:05 a.m.
Parking: 9 a.m.
 
FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND: To celebrate Fan Appreciation Weekend, Season Ticket Members will have the chance to participate in a pregame on-field experience; and during select inning breaks, kids 14 and younger will be randomly selected to win great prizes.
 
HISPANIC HERITAGE DAY: The A's will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day with Luchador wrestlers on Championship Plaza from 11:10 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Univision DJ and radio personality Chuy Gomez, and a mariachi band performing pregame.
 
HECHO EN OAKLAND T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY: 10,000 fans will receive a "Hecho En Oakland" T-shirt, presented by Kelly-Moore Pants.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND 50/50 RAFFLE: At select home games throughout the 2017 season, fans can participate in the A's Community Fund 50/50 Raffle, presented by Better Health East Bay, a Sutter Health Foundation. One lucky fan has the opportunity to win half of the gross proceeds raised at each game, with the remaining proceeds benefitting the A's Community Fund's mission to support charitable organizations that aim to improve the quality of life for people throughout the Bay Area. Visit the concourse behind Section 217 or look for designated Raffle Team Members around the ballpark.
 
A's COMMUNITY FUND SILENT AUCTION: Every Saturday and Sunday home game (and other select games), the A's Community Fund hosts a silent auction featuring signed and unsigned A's memorabilia as well as game-used items. The silent auctions are located in the A's fan center behind section 120 and end with the last out in the bottom of the fifth inning.
 
National Anthem: Nayah Damasen
Ceremonial First Pitches: Manuel "Tino" Avila and Kid Appreciation winner 
 
Monday, September 25 | Seattle Mariners | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 5:35 p.m.
Parking: 4 p.m.
 
National Anthem: Oakland Unified School District
Ceremonial First Pitches: Baseball bingo winner 
 
Tuesday, September 26 | Seattle Mariners | 7:05 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 4:30 p.m.
Parking: 4 p.m.
 
PORTUGUESE HERITAGE NIGHT: The A's will host their third annual Portuguese Heritage Night. Fans who pre-purchase a special ticket for the game will receive an exclusive A's Portuguese Heritage beanie, entry into the pregame party in the Eastside Club, and a sandwich and non-alcoholic beverage. To purchase tickets, visit athletics.com/portuguese.
 
CHEVY FREE PARKING TUESDAY: All fans park for free during Free Parking Tuesdays.
 
National Anthem: SF Boys Choir
Ceremonial First Pitch: Kids Club winner and Men's Wearhouse representative
 
Wednesday, September 27 | Seattle Mariners | 12:35 p.m.
 
TV: NBC Sports California
Radio: 95.7 FM The Game and the A's Radio Network

Gates open at 11:05 a.m.
Parking: 9 a.m.   
 
National Anthem: TBD
Ceremonial First Pitch: 95.7 The Game representative

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