Ticket windows open at 10:00 a.m.

(Central Islip, N.Y., Mar. 5, 2012)
– The Long Island Ducks announced today that tickets for individual Ducks games during the 2012 season will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24 at the Bethpage Ballpark box office. The ballpark will be the one and only place to get Ducks single game tickets until 2:00 p.m. that afternoon, so fans are encouraged to arrive early to ensure the best availability for all of this year’s exciting promotional dates.

“Opening day of ticket sales is an event all to itself and helps signal that baseball season is right around the corner,” says Ducks president/general manager Michael Pfaff.

A carnival-like atmosphere will descend upon Bethpage Ballpark as the Ducks welcome a new season of fun and affordable family entertainment. Players, coaches, and QuackerJack will join emcees The Wiseman & Frank of B-103 to take part in all the morning excitement from the ballpark as they meet fans and sign autographs. Send in the Clowns Entertainment will be providing fun and games for everyone in attendance, including a magician and caricaturist, while Monster Mini Golf will be handing out goodies to fans waiting in line.

Bethpage Federal Credit Union
will also be on hand with giveaways and prizes for Ducks fans. Centerplate, the official concessions partner of the Long Island Ducks, and Bethpage will have coffee, hot chocolate, bagels and other items for fans as they wait to purchase the hottest baseball tickets on Long Island. Herr’s, the official chip provider of the Ducks, will be on hand with their mascot, ChipHerr, to give out snacks. Pepsi will be providing soft drinks, and Tropical Smoothie Café will be providing smoothie samples for fans as well. More information regarding the 2012 promotional schedule and all of the fun taking place on Saturday, March 24 will be announced soon, so stay tuned to www.liducks.com for further updates.

Fans wishing to skip the lines on opening day of ticket sales are encouraged to contact the ticket sales department at (631) 940-3825, extensions 115 or 116, to find out how to become a season ticket or 10-game mini plan holder today.

The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. Opening Day is May 4. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.