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White Sox announce homestand activities

Chicago White Sox promotional highlights, giveaways and ceremonial first pitches for this homestand's series vs. Cleveland and Tampa Bay.  Tickets are available at, the U.S. Cellular Field ticket office and all Ticketmaster locations.

Tickets for the Cleveland series and the first three games of the Tampa Bay series feature lower reserved seats as low as $20 and tickets in the upper level as low as $7.  Sunday is Family Sunday, presented by The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, with tickets as low as $5 in the upper deck, lower level tickets starting at $15 and parking available for only $10.

Tonight's game will be televised on WCIU, with CSN broadcasting the game on Tuesday and WGN-TV on Wednesday.  CSN will broadcast the game on Thursday, WCIU on Friday, CSN on Saturday and WGN-TV on Sunday.

All three games will air on WSCR-AM 670 (The Score), the White Sox flagship radio station, and 97.5 FM ESPN Deportes, the White Sox Spanish-language radio affiliate.

Monday, April 22, 7:10 p.m. vs. Cleveland
National Anthem by Amanda Schnoebelen
Ceremonial First Pitch by Chicago Bears Safety Major Wright

Major Wright, starting safety for the Chicago Bears, was drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL draft by the Bears. Wright is coming off of his best defensive season statistically with a career-high 52 tackles and four interceptions.

Tuesday, April 23, 7:10 p.m. vs. Cleveland
Dog Day
National Anthem by Gerald Chaney
Ceremonial First Pitch by Chicago Bears Running Back Armando Allen
Armando Allen,
running back for the Chicago Bears, enters his second NFL season.  In his four years at Notre Dame, Allen rushed for 2,144 yards, eight touchdowns and recorded 4,337 all-purpose yards.

U.S. Cellular Field will host White Sox fans and their pets at the first Dog Day of the 2013 season on Tuesday, April 23. Dogs and their owners will enter via Gate 1 and are invited to a designated seating area that will open at 5:40 p.m., in addition to a special parade prior to the start of the game

Wednesday, April 24, 1:10 p.m. vs. Cleveland
Weather Day, presented by WGN-TV
National Anthem by Misericordia's Heart Zinger's Choir
Ceremonial First Pitch by Lourdes Duarte
Lourdes Duarte,
WGN-TV News at Five Anchor and host of "Adelante Chicago" bi-weekly Saturdays from 6:30-7:00 a.m., joined WGN-TV in 2007 as a general assignment reporter. Lourdes got her start in Chicago, working as a freelance reporter for Telemundo.

The White Sox will host the fifth annual Weather Day, presented by WGN-TV, featuring chief meteorologist Tom Skilling prior to the game.  In celebration of Weather Day, Tom Skilling will host a 45-minute video presentation followed by a special Q & A session with fans. Fans planning to attend should arrive at Gate 5 by 10:00 a.m., as the presentation will begin promptly at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, April 25, 7:10 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay
Ladies Night Festival on the Plaza
Ceremonial First Pitch by Chicago Bears All-Pro Cornerback Tim Jennings

All-Pro cornerback for the Chicago Bears Tim Jennings has started for the team at corner for the past two seasons and led the NFL with nine interceptions this past year.  Jennings had interceptions in four consecutive games during the 2012 season, becoming the first Bears player to accomplish the feat since Dave Duerson in 1986.

The White Sox have dedicated Thursday, April 25 as Ladies Night, which features specially priced tickets for all female Sox fans, along with a performance by Girlband and free massages at Gate 5.

Friday, April 26, 7:10 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay
Fireworks Night presented by Magellan Corporation
Ceremonial First Pitch by Jesse White Jesse White,
Illinois Secretary of State, is the second-longest serving Secretary of State of Illinois and the founder of the Jesse White Tumbling Team.

April is National Donate Life Month, an annual celebration designed to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation, and Secretary White recently launched an organ and tissue donation campaign in the state of Illinois.

Saturday, April 27, 6:10 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay
Promotional Giveaway: Harold Baines Bobblehead, presented by Comcast SportsNet (first 20,000 fans)
Ceremonial First Pitch by Lamorne MorrisLamorne Morris,
actor, comedian and television personality, best known for his role as Winston in the FOX sitcom New Girl.

Sunday, April 28, 1:10 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay
Family Sunday, presented by The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's
HospitalCeremonial First Pitch by Carlton Fisk

Carlton Fisk, former White Sox catcher, was a member of the 1983 A.L. West Championship team and spent 13 years of his playing career with the White Sox. Fisk was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000 after a notable career including 11-time All-Star status, Gold Glove Award (1972), Rookie of the Year (1972) and 3-time Silver Slugger Award (1981, '85 and '88).

The White Sox will have a brief welcome-back ceremony to honor Carlton Fisk prior to the first pitch.

U.S. Cellular Field Chicago, Ill.

Tickets for all six remaining games of the series are available at,, the U.S. Cellular Field ticket office and through Ticketmaster.

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