WHAT: The Taney Dragons will be honored by the Phillies and fans during a ballpark-wide celebration at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday. With their families and coaches in attendance, the entire Taney Dragons roster will take part in this special tribute.
• Line up on 10th Street! Fans who have not yet entered the ballpark gates are invited to line up on 10th Street and cheer on the Taney Dragons and their families as they make their "Leadoff Walk" into the ballpark - escorted by the Penn Band and led by the Phillie Phanatic.
• Fans inside the ballpark are urged to be in their seats to cheer on the Little Leaguers as they make a grand entrance into Citizens Bank Park from a 10th Street Leadoff Walk.
• Introduction of the 2014 Taney Dragons.
• Mayor Michael Nutter and Ryan Howard will address the Taney Dragons.
• Victory Lap: The little leaguers will take one final victory lap around the field together as a team.
• First Ball: All 12 Taney Dragons team members will simultaneously throw ceremonial first pitches. Catchers will be members of the 2014 Phillies roster.
• Immediately following first pitch: The Taney Dragons roster will be available in the Media Interview Room.
•WHEN: Wednesday, August 27 Prior to the Phillies vs Nationals game
• WHERE: Field, Citizens Bank Park|
• MORE: Fans can take advantage of a special ticket offer, with Taney receiving a portion of the proceeds, by visiting phillies.com/Taney. All fans in attendance will also receive a Taney Dragons T-shirt.
The entire ceremony will stream live on phillies.com