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Wings introduce ROC the ROC Night for August.

Byline: Kevin Oklobzija

The Rochester Red Wings are at it again, this time creating special uniforms, a Mount ROCmore statuette and even Rochester-centric ticket prices for ROC the ROC Night at Frontier Field.<br />The Aug. 8 Triple-A baseball game against the Toledo Mud Hens will feature all things Rochester, from $1 Zweigle's hot dogs, chicken French, white hot French and Country Sweet boneless wings.<br />The Wings will wear special 585 Flower City jerseys and caps, and the first 2,000 fans will receive a Mount ROCmore statuette featuring Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, George Eastman and Morrie Silver as ball players, courtesy of ESL Federal Credit Union.<br />"Flower City culture will be on full display at Frontier Field as our very own Boys of Summer don new uniforms and give fans a fun new way to celebrate all things Rochester, while enjoying some baseball," Mayor Lovely Warren said in a news release. "I want to commend everyone on the Rochester Community Baseball team for continuing to think outside the 'batter's box' as they develop fresh experiences for Rochester's residents and visitors ..."<br />The first 585 tickets sold for the Aug. 8 game will be just $5.85. The next 716 will sell for $7.16. The special pricing began at 1 p.m. Friday at the box office and online.<br />In August of 2017, the Wings changed their name for a night to the Plates in honor of Nick Tahou Hots creation of the Garbage Plate. Last month they played one game as the Hop Bitters, paying tribute to one of Rochester's first professional baseball teams.<br />koklobzija@bridgetowermedia.com/(585) 653-4020

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Publication:Rochester Business Journal
Date:Jun 8, 2018
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