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ThunderBolts Raise $4,631 For MDA

Crestwood, IL – The Windy City ThunderBolts raised $4,631.00 for the MDA with the team’s “Jerseys Off Their Backs” promotion on Sunday, August 20. Outfielder Kevin House’s #10 was auctioned for $310.00, the highest amount for an individual jersey.

In Sunday’s game, the ThunderBolts took the field in jerseys modeled after the uniforms of the 1978 San Diego Padres. After the team’s thrilling extra inning victory over the Evansville Otters, the game-worn jerseys were auctioned off to fans.

There is still a chance to win two more of the throwback jerseys. Boomer the Mascot’s #00 jersey and a jersey signed by the 2006 ThunderBolts will be raffled off after the game on Tuesday, August 29. Tickets for the jersey raffle can be purchased at the ThunderStore during the remaining ThunderBolts home games from Friday, August 25 through Tuesday, August 29. Raffle tickets are 1 for $1.00 or 6 for $5.00. Tickets that were purchased at the Sunday, August 20 game are eligible to win.

The winners will be announced immediately after the conclusion of Tuesday’s game. Ticket sales will stop in the seventh inning of that game. The winner does not need to be present to win.

Tickets for the remaining ThunderBolts home games are available by calling 708-489-2255. Playoff tickets can also be reserved with a credit card. The ThunderBolts are just three games out of a playoff spot entering Friday’s game.

Single game tickets, group outings, birthday parties, and Kids Club memberships are available by calling 708-489-2255. For the latest team news and schedule info, please visit www.WCThunderBolts.com. The Windy City ThunderBolts are a member of the 10-team Frontier League, an independent league with teams in the Midwest.


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