7/11-12: Blue Jays Weekend
Blue Jays Weekend
It's been a fantastic partnership between the Buffalo Bisons and the Toronto Blue Jays. And for a third straight year, the Bisons will host a special in-season promotion 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 2015 with games on Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12th. Special guests, special uniforms, so many giveaways and even more fun. Check out all that's in store!
The Bisons host the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders as we pay tribute to everything that's great about the Bisons and Blue Jays partnership. The clubs will play on Saturday, July 11 with a 7:05 p.m. evening start (Gates 6:00 p.m.) as then a Sunday, July 12 with an afternoon matinee start of 1:05 p.m. (Gates: 12 p.m.).
See below for tickets and information on the ALL NEW Blue Jays Weekend Ticket Pack!
Mookie & Cecil
Blue Jays alum MOOKIE WILSON and CECIL FIELDER 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 for approximately an hour starting in the 2nd inning.. They will then sign from approximately 12:30pm to 1:30 pm on Sunday. Autographs will be by the Washington St. Gate.
Mookie Wilson spent the final three years of his 12-year big league career with the Blue Jays. In 287 games for Toronto, Wilson hit .267 with 73 extra- base hits and 96 RBI. A World Series-Champion with the Mets in 1986, he played 1,403 Major League games and scored 731 runs while knocking in 438 more from 1980-1991.
A three-time Major League All-Star, Cecil Fielder hit 319 home runs during a 13-year playing career. A World Series champion with the Yankees in 1996, made his Major League debut with the Blue Jays in 1985 and hit 31 home runs with 84 RBI in parts of four seasons with Toronto. Fielder hit 51 home runs in 159 games with the Tigers in 1990.
Affiliation Throwback Jerseys
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."
COMING SOON: You'll be able to purchase your fitted Bisons 'Affiliation Throwback Cap' at the Bisons.com online shop.
Giveaways BOTH Days
Each day of Blue Jays Weekend will also feature great giveaway, compliments of Samuel Son & Co. Inc. The first 3,000 fans in attendance on July 11 will receive a BISONS DUFFEL BAG. On Sunday, the first 3,000 fans will receive YOUTH BISONS AFFILIATION JERSEY REPLICA (one size). Both giveaways will be at the Swan Gate only!
Several times each game, the Bisons will also give away BLUE JAYS TICKETS and BLUE JAYS AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALL from such stars as Jose Reyes, Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Mark Buehrle.
The Bisons have created the Blue Jays Weekend Pack for only $34 that allows you to attend either (or both) games while saving big. The pack includes 2 Reserved Seat Tickets to either game, $15 in Bisons Bucks for use at the Coca-Cola Field concession stands and 25% OFF at either Bisons Gift Shops. And if you're not the sharing type, you can even 'split' the Blue Jays Weekend Pack and get one ticket to each game!
Individual tickets are also on sale and can be purchased below.