Feb. 6, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ---- The UAB baseball team will host Youth Appreciation Day on Saturday at Young Memorial Field, giving fans the opportunity to meet the Blazers prior to the start of the 2013 season.
The event is free and open to all ages to spend time with the defending Conference USA Tournament Champions, as the Blazers prepare for their season opener on Friday, Feb. 15, hosting Southern Illinois at 3 p.m. CT.
An autograph session will run from 11-11:45 a.m. on Saturday, followed by an open instrasquad scrimmage starting at Noon.
Free posters and schedule cards will be available and C-USA Championship rings will be on site to view. All Blazer Kids’ Club members at the event will receive a special gift from UAB baseball.
The first 240 fans will receive a free hot dog and drink and special season ticket packages can be purchased for a discounted price on Saturday.