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Baseball - 08. July 2009.

Chicago Bandits announce all American Girls night for July 18 Game


ELGIN, ILL- The Chicago Bandits of the National Pro Fastpitch have announced that 4 former players of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League will attend All American Girls Night on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at the 7:05 pm game against the Venezuelan National Team at Judson University, in Elgin.

The women who played in the AAGPBL from 1943-1954 will be honored with a pregame ceremony. On this special night, the ballpark will be transformed to resemble the historic Wrigley Field of the AAGPBL time period. The Chicago Bandits be will offering discounts on classic ballpark food (popcorn &

peanuts) and music from the 1940s and 1950s, including the sounds of Frank Sinatra, Etta James, Chuck Barry and Elvis Presley.

A replica 1948 Chicago Colleens uniform will be raffled off during the game, and a representative from the AAGPBL will be in attendance with a display of league memorabilia and a life- size cut out of a Chicago Colleen to allow children to pose as a Chicago Colleen player for the night.

The first 150 fans in attendance will receive a pack of Wrigley Gum, with an explanation of the significance the Wrigley family had on the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. American flags will also be provided to wave during the game.

For more information about the Chicago Bandits and ticket options, visit www.chicagobandits.com or call 877-722-6348.

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