05/13/2022 3:26 PM -
Friday May 13, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The Lethbridge Bulls will begin their defense of their 2021 Western Canadian Baseball League title in less than two weeks' time. The Bulls will open their season at Spitz Stadium in Lethbridge with a three-game series against the Sylvan Lake Gulls May 26-28.
The 2022 Home Opener presented by A&W will take place on May 26. The home opener will feature a full introduction to the 2022 Lethbridge Bulls roster. Every fan in attendance will receive a free can of A&W root beer and the great Root Bear will be in attendance. Fans are asked not to open their can of root beer until prompted. Prior to the game, the Bulls will be hosting a special ceremony to honor the life and legacy of former WCBL umpire Mitch Ball starting at 7pm. Mitch passed away in 2021 after a battle with COVID-19.
The 2021 WCBL Championship banner raising presented by the Lethbridge Herald will take place prior to the game on Friday, May 27. The Bulls won the 2021 championship after sweeping both the Sylvan Lake Gulls and Edmonton Prospects in the playoffs. This will be the first of nine GasKing Family Friday home games throughout the 2022 Lethbridge Bulls season.
Little League Night presented by Sports Connection Source for Sports will take place on Saturday May 28. Little League players are encouraged to wear their jerseys to the game. Each Little League player entering the park will receive a free door prize ticket and the winners of the door prize draw will get the opportunity to run out on the field with the Bulls starting lineup. One winner will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
The 2022 Lethbridge Bulls feature players from across Canada and the United States. This is the first time the WCBL has been open to international players since the 2019 season, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The full Bulls roster can be viewed online.
Tickets for all 2022 Lethbridge Bulls home games are available online at bullsbaseball.com
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