UTICA, N.Y. - The Utica Blue Sox announced plans for their third annual 'Pink the Park' Night at Murnane Field, Friday.
The event, sponsored by Hannaford Supermarkets, will take place on Saturday, July 24, when the Sox host the Auburn Doubledays at 6:30 p.m.
Utica players will wear special pink-themed uniforms to be auctioned off during the game, with proceeds going towards the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer awareness and research programs.
Fans can submit bids before the game at uticabluesox.net, or at the ballpark on the night of the game. Bids for uniforms start at $50 per jersey.
"We are incredibly proud to partner with the Utica Blue Sox and have the support of our local Hannaford Supermarkets for this special night of awareness and fundraising ," said Robert Elinskas, Sr. Community Development Manager for the American Cancer Society. "This event has grown to become a community favorite and we're excited to be able to hold it this year."
Local Cancer survivors will receive free admission to the game and will be recognized before first pitch.