Tickets To Baseball's Papé Grand Slam On Sale Feb. 11
Jan. 30, 2009
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Tickets for the 2009 Papé Grand Slam will go on sale on Feb. 11, it was announced on Friday. The 2009 Slam will take place from March 13-15 and will feature Oregon State and perennial Midwest power Missouri State in a three-game series at PGE Park in Portland.
Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, including www.ticketmaster.com, and by calling (503) 224-4400. Tickets will also be made available at the PGE Park box office beginning Monday February 23rd.
Single-game tickets for the Papé Grand Slam are $10 for adults and $5 for youths (ages 3-18), with each seat being general admission. Oregon State students who present their ID on game day can also get seats for $5. Those who have season tickets for the 2009 Oregon State baseball season will have a specific number of sections reserved for them on the Oregon State dugout side of PGE Park.
The series marks the second year of the Papé Grand Slam, which began in 2008 when Oregon State hosted Georgia, the eventual national runner-up. The teams attracted nearly 30,000 fans to the three-game series, which saw the Beavers take 2-of-3 from the Bulldogs. A non-Omaha school attendance record was achieved in the final game of the series when 11,166 passed through the PGE Park turnstiles.
The 2009 series will feature the Beavers and Missouri State. The Bears went 40-17 overall last season and posted an 18-6 record in the Missouri Valley Conference. They were on the bubble for one of the last postseason spots in 2008, but did not make it.
Available now are a number of season tickets for the 2009 season. The season-ticket packages include 24 games at Goss Stadium and the three-game series against Missouri State go for $400 and can be obtained at the ticket office at legendary Gill Coliseum, by calling 1-800-GOBEAVS or by visiting osubeavers.com. Single-game tickets for the 2009 season will be made available to the public on Feb. 16.
The 2009 season officially opens Feb. 20 when the Beavers start a three-game series against Tennessee in Knoxville.
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