MONDAY, JULY 30 | 7:05 P.M.HEART & HUSTLE AWARD: Matt Chapman will be presented with the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's Heart & Hustle Award prior to the game. The award is presented annually to an active player from each team who demonstrates a passion for the game and
MONDAY, JULY 30 | 7:05 P.M.
HEART & HUSTLE AWARD: Matt Chapman will be presented with the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's Heart & Hustle Award prior to the game. The award is presented annually to an active player from each team who demonstrates a passion for the game and best embodies the values, spirit, and traditions of the game.
BILL KING DAY: The A's Radio Network will air an entirely commercial-free broadcast to honor the one-year anniversary of Bill King's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame as the 2017 Ford C. Frick Award winner. As part of the special night, the radio broadcast will feature live special guests, like former A's PA announcer Roy Steele, past interviews, and features. King's daughter Kathleen Lowenthal will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
TUESDAY, JULY 31 | 7:05 P.M.
CHAD PINDER SCHOOL VISIT: Chad Pinder will visit students at the School of Imagination, a full-inclusion school in Dublin, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
JOSH PHEGLEY FIELD VISIT: Josh Phegley will host guests from the Platelet Disorder Support Association (PDSA) for a pregame field visit.
TEACHER APPRECIATION NIGHT: The A's will host Teacher Appreciation Night to celebrate teachers and their dedication to educating our youth. Teachers who pre-registered will receive complimentary tickets to the game. The A's will also host a pregame Educational Fair in the Eastside Club beginning at 4:30 p.m. Teachers can learn about the team's educational programs and visit booths from community partners.
TEACHER RECOGNITION: The A's will recognize the winners of Oakland Promise's "Fulfilling the Promise" teaching award. A'S AMIGOS: Kids from the Unity Council will meet with an A's Spanish-speaking player during a pregame field visit.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 | 7:05 P.M.
CHRIS HATCHER FIELD VISIT: Chris Hatcher will welcome families from Operation Care and Comfort for a field visit before the game.
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES TEAMS: The A's will host players from the 12 teams competing in the Little League World Series in Livermore.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 | 6:05 P.M.
CHEVROLET YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC: Prior to the game, the A's coaching staff will host 200 young athletes for a baseball workshop. Courtesy of Chevrolet and Bay Area Chevrolet dealers, participants will receive instruction on pitching, hitting, baserunning, and other skills, followed by an autograph session, photo opportunity, and lunch.
ITALIAN HERITAGE NIGHT: Fans with a special ticket will receive an exclusive A's Italian Heritage Night Stomper bobblehead.
WITCHES AND WIZARDS FIREWORKS: Following the game, fans are invited to the outfield grass to enjoy Witches and Wizards fireworks, presented by Chevron.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 | 1:05 P.M.
MATH HITS CHAMPIONSHIP: The A's will host a Math Hits championship tournament prior to the game in Shibe Park Tavern for parents and children who are participating in the summer program. A's Math Hits is a board game and eightsession curriculum design to engage students by combining baseball and math.
LAW ENFORCEMENT DAY: The A's will celebrate members of law enforcement throughout the game, including a special pregame motorcade on the field. Fans with a special ticket can participate in the pregame tailgate party.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 | 7:05 P.M.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE NIGHT: The A's will celebrate the rich heritage of Oakland's black history. Fans are invited to join a mixer and panel discussion with former players Vida Blue and Joe Morgan, plus A's team executives, at 4:30 p.m. in the Eastside Club. Fans with a special ticket will receive an exclusive A's African American Heritage Night cap. Funds raised through the special ticket will benefit the Oakland Athletic League and Oakland Babe Ruth Cal Ripken Baseball League.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 | 7:05 P.M.
JEWISH HERITAGE NIGHT: Fans with a special ticket will receive an exclusive A's Jewish Heritage Night Stomper bobblehead.