Pirates and AT&T SportsNet to host "Pirates Charities Night on AT&T SportsNet"

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Pirates Charities announced, in conjunction with AT&T SportsNet, "Pirates Charities Night on AT&T SportsNet" will take place on Saturday, July 28, when the Pirates host the New York Mets at 7:05 p.m. at PNC Park.

July 26th, 2018

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Pirates Charities announced, in conjunction with AT&T SportsNet, "Pirates Charities Night on AT&T SportsNet" will take place on Saturday, July 28, when the Pirates host the New York Mets at 7:05 p.m. at PNC Park.  
AT&T SportsNet will broadcast live during the game from the Jim Beam Left Field Lounge and the Riverwalk, the two locations that will host the event inside PNC Park. Specially designed Pirates Home Run and Grand Slam backpacks will be available for purchase, with all proceeds benefitting Pirates Charities and Miracle League organizations in the Greater Pittsburgh area and Manasota, Florida.   
Fans can purchase backpacks in three different ways: 
• Online -- Fans will have the opportunity to purchase backpacks beginning on Friday, July 27 at 10 a.m. and throughout the day on Saturday, July 28. To purchase a backpack online, please visit pirates.com/pcn. Online purchases will be available throughout the event as long as supplies last.  
• By Phone -- Pirates players' wives, front office executives and other Pirates personnel will staff a phone bank inside the Jim Beam Left Field Lounge to take orders for the Home Run and Grand Slam backpacks. Phone orders begin at 5:30 p.m. by calling (412) 325-4888.   
• In Person -- Fans can also purchase backpacks in person at PNC Park beginning at 5 p.m. in the Left Field Lounge, on the Riverwalk directly behind the Batter's Eye in Centerfield, or in the Lexus Club (special Lexus Club ticket required).   
Proceeds from this year's event will benefit Pirates Charities and the 10 Pirates Charities-supported Miracle League Programs in the greater Pittsburgh region and near the Pirates Spring Training home of Bradenton, Florida. 
Home Run and Grand Slam Backpacks are available for a donation of $250 and $700, respectively. Each backpack includes unique items exclusively designed for the "Pirates Charities Night on AT&T SportsNet" event that cannot be purchased anywhere else. -
Home Run ($250) Backpacks include: 
 • Pirates replica bullpen car
• Roberto Clemente 3000 hit "Hat Tip" figurine
• Pirate Parrot socks
• Jolly Roger garden flag
• Pirates coloring book and coloring pencils
• Pirates two-in-one travel pillow
• Pierogy plush doll
• Heather Jersey "P" logo cap
• Pirates beach blanket 
• Pirates Charities tumbler
• Inflatable baseball drink koozie
• Roberto Clemente "21" Jersey
• 2018 Pirates yearbook
• Pirates autographed baseball
• Pirates alumni autographed baseball
• Voucher good for two (2) tickets to an upcoming Pirates 2018 regular season home game
The Grand Slam ($700) Backpacks include everything that is in a Home Run Backpack, PLUS an autographed Pirates jersey (home white) from a player of your choice. Select bags may also contain exclusive items such as autographed merchandise, 2019 Pirates season tickets, gift cards, the opportunity to throw out a first pitch during a 2019 Pirates game at PNC Park, and more. For complete details on the July 28 "Pirates Charities Night on AT&T SportsNet," as well as information on the benefitting organizations, please visit pirates.com/pcn
On Saturday, AT&T SportsNet will be on hand as the Pirates will host a Miracle League Fantasy Camp in conjunction with the first-ever regional Miracle League All Star Game weekend at the Miracle League of Southwestern Pennsylvania at Graham Park in Cranberry. Athletes from all Pirates Charities-supported Miracle League programs are participating in a weekend of events culminating in the Miracle League All Star game on Saturday evening.  
As a part of the day's festivities, AT&T SportsNet will broadcast from two separate locations on Pirates Charities Night as the crew will be live from the Left Field Lounge at PNC Park as well as in-game breaks from Graham Park. Robby Incmikoski will be joined by Michael McKenry for pregame and throughout the evening in Cranberry. 
About Pirates Charities
Pirates Charities, the philanthropic arm of the Pittsburgh Pirates, is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to strengthening the community by supporting organizations and programs aimed at improving the lives of children and adults in the Greater Pittsburgh region. Pirates Charities places a special emphasis on supporting youth programs focused on health, fitness and education by developing partnerships with those who share in our mission. In addition to helping youth, Pirates Charities provides assistance to military families and veterans and offers support to those in our community who are fighting cancer. To learn more about the Pirates positive impact in the community, visit pirates.com/community