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6/21-22: Blue Jays Weekend

Blue Jays Weekend

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Blue Jays Weekend

It's been a fantastic partnership between the Buffalo Bisons and the Toronto Blue Jays. And for the June 21-22 weekend at Coca-Cola Field, we're celebrating an affiliation that's a winner both on the field and off.

BLUE JAYS WEEKEND, presented by Samuel Son & Co. Inc., is back in 2014, but this time we need TWO days and THREE games to jam everything in. Special guests, special uniforms, so many giveaways and even more fun. Check out all that's in store!

Samuel Son & Co. Inc.The Bisons host the Rochester Red Wings for three game in two days as we celebrate everything that's great about the Bisons and Blue Jays partnership. The clubs will play a SINGLE-ADMISSION DOUBLEHEADER on Saturday, June 21 with the first game at 5:35 p.m. (Gates 4:30 p.m.) as well as an AFTERNOON MATINEE on Sunday, June 22 at 1:05 p.m. (Gates: 12 p.m.).


Kelly Gruber

Blue Jays Weekend

Blue Jays greats KELLY GRUBER (a former Bison, too!) and FRED McGRIFF will be at each game of Blue Jays Weekend!

Along with ceremonial first pitch duties, the two stars will be in the Coca-Cola Field concourse signing AUTOGRAPHS during both games.

Please note: fans will be limited to one autograph item per player. On Saturday, the players will sign in the 1st inning of game two for an hour (approximately 8-9pm). They will then sign 12:30pm to 2pm on Sunday. Autographs will be by the Washington St. Gate.

Fred McGriff

A five-time Major League All-Star, Fred McGriff hit 493 home runs during a 19-year playing career. A World Series champion with Atlanta in 1995, the 'Crime Dog' hit an American League-best 36 home runs for Toronto in 1989 and then led the NL with 35 homers in 1992.

Kelly Gruber spent nearly all of his 10-year major league career with the Toronto Blue Jays. He hit 117 home runs and drove in 443. He was an All-Star twice for the Blue Jays and was on Toronto's 1992 World Series Championship team. Gruber also played 111 games for the Double-A Buffalo Bisons at War Memorial Stadium in 1983, with 15 home runs and 54 RBI.

Affiliation Throwbacks

Blue Jays Weekend

On each day, the Bisons will also wear a specially designed AFFILITAION THROWBACK JERSEY & CAP, a Bisons uniform stylized from the Toronto home jersey from the 1980s.

The pullover jersey will feature 'Bisons' written in red with the classic Blue Jays 'split-font' with an image of Buster underneath. The left sleeve of the uniform will feature the Blue Jays team logo while the right sleeve will pay tribute to the cross-border partnership with interlocking American and Canadian Flags. The uniform will be accompanied by a red Bisons cap with a blue split-font Bisons "B."

CLICK HERE to purchase your fitted Bisons 'Affiliation Throwback Cap' at the online shop.

Blue Jays Weekend

Each day of Blue Jays Weekend will also feature great giveaway. The first 3,000 fans in attendance on June 21 will receive a BISONS/BLUE JAYS AFFILIATION TEE (one size fits all). On Sunday, the first 3,000 fans will receive ACE & BUSTER MASCOT TUMBLER. Both giveaways will be at the Swan Gate only!

During each inning of each game, one lucky Bisons fans will receive a BLUE JAYS AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALL from such stars as Jose Reyes, Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion of Mark Buerhle. Other in-game giveaways will include Blue Jays Tickets, Blue Jays Activity Books, and Autographed Blue Jays Jerseys.

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