Despite baseball's unofficial theme song, peanuts and crackerjacks were replacements for the original, mid-1850s snacks of heavily salted licorice and wooden chewin' slabs. Keep your family traditions classic, but not too classic, with today's GrouponLive deal for tickets to a Colorado Springs Sky Sox baseball game against the Tacoma Rainiers at Security Service Field on Saturday, August 27, at 7:05 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. Choose between the following options:
The Colorado Rockies keep their best prospects close to home on the Sky Sox squad, nurturing their talents with a steady diet of curveballs and grounders in the AAA Pacific Coast League. Nearing the end of their 2011 campaign, the Sox will turn the boosters on their jet-packed uniforms to overdrive as they fly around the bases and battle their Pacific North Division rivals from Tacoma. Led by manager Stu Cole and power-hitting first-baseman Mike Jacobs, the team’s roster delights in bruising balls and robbing opponents of base hits with outstretched wicker baskets. Fans seated in the upper-reserved section can scan the night sky for fly balls, and those in the lower-box seats can compliment players on their seed-spitting form.
The 8,500-capacity Security Service Field—known as “Sky Sox Stadium” to fans and “Mount Doom” to opponents—bears distinction as one of the highest-elevated professional ballparks in the United States. As rival pitchers gasp for breath on the mound, mascot Sox the Fox instructs players on how to swiftly steal bases and takes his own cues from the world-famous ZOOperstars, a sporty troupe of animals scheduled to perform during the game.
4385 Tutt Blvd.
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80922Get Directions