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1993 Retro Weekend & More! Top Things to Know for Phillies-Brewers Series (June 8-10)

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the 1993 National League Champion Phillies and the club is celebrating with Retro Weekend, June 8-10, during the series against the Brewers at Citizens Bank Park. Below are the top things to know.

Plus, All-Star Voting has begun! Fans can #VotePhillies at phillies.com/vote. During all home games before the All-Star Game, fans are invited to stop by the Phillies Campaign Center behind Section 108 on the Main Concourse and cast their 2018 All-Star ballots.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the 1993 National League Champion Phillies and the club is celebrating with Retro Weekend, June 8-10, during the series against the Brewers at Citizens Bank Park. Below are the top things to know.

Plus, All-Star Voting has begun! Fans can #VotePhillies at phillies.com/vote. During all home games before the All-Star Game, fans are invited to stop by the Phillies Campaign Center behind Section 108 on the Main Concourse and cast their 2018 All-Star ballots.

  1. Throw it back to the '90s at Phillies Retro Night during Friday's 7:05 p.m. game!
  • Fans are invited to wear their best '90s attire and take part in a pregame party in Ashburn Alley featuring a live music set by the band SideArm
  • Phillies alum Danny Jackson will throw out a ceremonial first pitch
  • Tommy Conwell, formerly of Tommy Conwell & the Young Rumblers, will perform the national anthem
  • Flyers alum Chris Therien and Eagles alumni Brian Baldinger and Vai Sikahema will take part in a celebrity base change in the third inning
  • Music and PhanaVision features will be tailored to the '90s throughout the weekend

Plus, the Mayor of Clearwater, George Cretekos, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before the game.

  1. You're killin' me, Smalls: it's "The Sandlot 25th Anniversary Day" on Saturday. Be on the lookout for actors from the movie and '93 Phillies alumni.

The '90s fun continues on Saturday, June 9, during the 1:05 p.m. game, with The Sandlot 25th Anniversary theme night ticket deal held in conjunction with one of America's favorite baseball movies, "The Sandlot." Actors from the original movie including Marty York (Alan "Yeah-Yeah" McClennan) and Victor DiMattia (Timmy Timmons) will be at Citizens Bank Park.

Fans purchasing this special offer will receive a limited-edition Phillies Ham Porter bobblehead, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia. 

Plus, fans should be on the lookout for members of the '93 Phillies team around the ballpark. Alum Jim Eisenreich will throw out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the game.

  1. Comedian Jay Pharoah to throw out a ceremonial first pitch on Saturday. Plus, it's Bud & Burger Night!

"Saturday Night Live" alum Jay Pharoah, known for his celebrity impressions, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before Saturday's game.

Also, Saturday is Bud & Burger Night! Fans 21+ are invited to enjoy specials on Budweiser throughout the ballpark. Plus, at the Hatfield grill stands at Sections 106, 120, 135 and 136, and the Boardwalk Eats Burger stand, discounts on Bud & Burgers will be available.

  1. Retro Weekend concludes with the 1993 National League Champion Phillies 25th Anniversary Salute on Sunday.

Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 1:00 p.m., as many members of the '93 Phillies team are recognized on-field before that day's 1:35 p.m. game. Plus, be on the lookout for alumni surprises surrounding the 25th Anniversary Salute.

During the third inning, Mickey Morandini, John Kruk and Dave Hollins will change the bases.

  1. Celebrate dad at Chevrolet Father's Appreciation Day on Sunday. Plus, Rhys Hoskins' father will represent all dads on-field.

As part of the festivities, Hoskins' father, Paul Hoskins, will represent all dads on-field and all men 15 and over will receive a John Kruk 1990s BP Pullover, compliments of Chevrolet.

Gate Openings: Ashburn Alley opens two hours prior to game time; all gates open one and a half hours prior to game time.

Fandom: Check in using Ballpark, Citizens Bank Park's official mobile app, to receive special offers for retail, concessions and more. Also, follow the action via @Phillies on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat.

Broadcast: For the most up-to-date TV broadcast schedule, please go to Phillies.com. MLB.TV and SportsRadio 94WIP will carry all games during the season.

Traffic Alert: We want you to be aware that there will be two events taking place in the Sports Complex on Saturday, June 9, the Phillies-Brewers game at 1:05 p.m. and the Kenny Chesney concert at Lincoln Financial Field at 5 p.m. Please be aware that some parking lots may be unavailable or fill quicker than normal. Fans are encouraged to plan ahead and seek alternate areas to park if your usual lot of choice is full. Log on to www.511pa.com, www.511nj.org or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions. Transit services are also available and SEPTA's Broad Street Line takes you right to the Sports Complex.; for a SEPTA schedule please visit www.septa.org.

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