Schott Stadium To Host Santa Clara Community Day

April 18, 2005

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The Santa Clara University baseball program will culminate its grand opening weekend of the new Stephen Schott Stadium by recognizing its local community with Santa Clara Community Day on Sunday, May 1.

Scheduled for a 1 p.m. first pitch against West Coast Conference rival Gonzaga, the event will serve as the final game of a three-game series against the Bulldogs. Santa Clara Mayor Patricia M. Mahan will throw out the honorary first pitch.

Friday's first game of the series will mark the final baseball game in Buck Shaw Stadium, while Saturday's opener in Schott Stadium is sold out.

Presented by the City of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce and Convention-Visitors Bureau, Santa Clara residents will be able to purchase tickets for half price off an adult admission with a valid proof of residency, including a driver's license or utility bill.

Local companies and organizations can also become involved in this event. Click here to download a form to register your organization. Contact Daniel Galvin, Santa Clara Athletics' manager of marketing & promotions, for more information at dgalvin@scu.edu or 408-554-4066.

Tickets are available in advance online by clicking here or by calling the Ticket Office at 408-554-4660. They will also be available at the stadium on gameday.

About Santa Clara
Santa Clara is a family oriented and business friendly city in the center of Silicon Valley, located in Santa Clara County at the southern tip of San Francisco Bay, about 45 miles south of San Francisco. The City of Santa Clara is in a strategic regional location convenient to freeways, airports, railroads, expressways, light rail and other public transportation. "The Mission City," as Santa Clara is known, was founded in 1852. It is now a community of more than 107,000 residents with employment base of about 135,000. With 19.3 square miles of tree-lined neighborhoods, thriving commercial and industrial centers, and 300 days of sunshine each year, it is an ideal location for individuals, families, and businesses.

About the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce and Convention-Visitors Bureau
The Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce & Convention-Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization with the objective of promoting the civic, economic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, educational, visitor and social welfare of the people of Santa Clara and Silicon Valley.