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‘Mighty Mussels’ baseball team to debut in Fort Myers

2019-12-03T13:12:28-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , |

Southwest Florida: get ready to flex your mussels! The Fort Myers Miracle baseball team is changing its name to the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, effective today. Andrew Kaufmann, CEO and owner of Zawyer Sports, which owns the team, announced the name change Tuesday during a VIP event at Hammond Stadium attended by elected officials, community [...]

Zawyer Sports announces new president, management team to oversee Fort Myers Miracle

2019-11-15T17:16:57-05:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Zawyer Sports, owner of the Fort Myers Miracle baseball club and Jacksonville Icemen hockey team, as well as operator of spring training for the Minnesota Twins and Hammond Stadium, has announced a new management team for the growing company. Andrew Kaufman, CEO of Jacksonville-based Zawyer Sports, has named Bob Ohrablo as president of Zawyer Sports. [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to hold ‘Vs. Cancer Night’ on Aug. 9 to raise money for pediatric cancer research

2019-08-07T16:42:00-04:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle have joined other Minor League Baseball teams across America to raise money for Vs. Cancer, the signature fundraising campaign of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The Miracle will host Vs. Cancer Night on Friday, Aug. 9 at Hammond Stadium to generate support for pediatric brain tumor research as well as family [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to celebrate Independence Day with largest fireworks show of the season

2019-06-19T15:23:11-04:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will host an Independence Day fireworks show that’s twice as long as the postgame shows that have been dazzling fans on Friday nights all season. This year’s July 4th show will feature nearly four times as many pyrotechnics as the Miracle’s other shows this season. “We plan to light up the [...]

Fort Myers Miracle celebrate end of school year with free student tickets, fireworks

2019-06-03T15:11:46-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are inviting all Southwest Florida students to Friday’s game for School’s Out Night, a celebration of summer vacation that will conclude with a postgame fireworks show. Students of all ages can receive a free ticket by showing their report cards at the Miracle box office before Friday’s game against the Jupiter [...]

Fort Myers Miracle open registration for summer youth baseball camps

2019-05-30T12:10:43-04:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

  The Fort Myers Miracle are offering a pair of two-day youth baseball camps this summer to help Southwest Florida children learn the game. Miracle players, coaches and staff will show participants the proper fundamentals required to play baseball, including hitting, fielding, throwing and running. The camp is designed for children of all skill levels [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host inaugural ‘Teddy Bear Toss’ on June 7 to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital

2019-05-22T14:48:09-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are bringing a hockey tradition to Hammond Stadium on Friday, June 7, when the team will host its first Teddy Bear Toss to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. “The Teddy Bear Toss might be a hockey thing, but if it’s for a good cause, then we’ll gladly try it,” [...]

Fort Myers Miracle go Hollywood with April 25-28 homestand

2019-04-24T10:48:34-04:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle hope to continue pushing toward first place with a four-game homestand filled with fun promotions for the whole family. Beginning Thursday, the Miracle will play four home games against the Palm Beach Cardinals, which currently have the best record across both divisions of the Florida State League. With several MLB prospects [...]

Easter egg hunt, Star Wars Night and postgame fireworks highlight Fort Myers Miracle’s three-day homestand

2019-04-17T22:47:02-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Following a successful road trip, the Fort Myers Miracle are returning to Hammond Stadium for a three-game, pre-Easter homestand packed with family-friendly promotions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Children 12 and under are invited to one of Southwest Florida’s largest Easter egg hunts on the field prior to Saturday’s game. The Easter Bunny and Sway, [...]

Fort Myers Miracle doubling number of ‘Bark in the Park’ dog-friendly events for 2019 season

2019-04-10T18:16:30-04:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , |

Hammond Stadium will become the official hangout for Southwest Florida dogs during 2019. The Fort Myers Miracle are doubling the number of Bark in the Park dog-friendly events this season, offering 10 dates where pooches can sit in the grandstands and take in a ballgame. “Bark in the Park is a three-hour social event for [...]

Free tickets, fireworks, beer specials and the Zooperstars highlight Fort Myers Miracle’s Opening Nights celebration on April 4-5

2019-04-02T18:07:55-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle, winner of the 2018 Florida State League championship, will return to Hammond Stadium in April to kick off a two-night celebration with baseball fans. On April 4 and 5, fans will be treated to giveaways, concession deals, family-friendly entertainment and a game-day experience among the best in minor league baseball. “Last [...]

Two concerts highlight Fort Myers Miracle promo schedule

2019-03-26T18:52:22-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Colton Dixon, Russell Dickerson, special guest to take stage at Hammond May 10, 11   The Florida State League Champion Fort Myers Miracle are excited to announce their 2019 Promotional Schedule, highlighted by back-to-back concerts on May 10 and 11 at Hammond Stadium. Christian rock icon and American Idol alum Colton Dixon will perform following [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host Ballpark Festival of Beers on Jan. 26 at Hammond Stadium

2019-01-10T02:38:58-05:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will open Hammond Stadium early this season with the 14th annual Ballpark Festival of Beers on Jan. 26. The yearly event has grown into one of Southwest Florida’s most popular beer festivals, offering unlimited samplings of more than 100 craft beers, including ales, lagers, pilsners and stouts from around the world. [...]

Harry Potter Night brings Hogwarts, Butterbeer to Hammond Stadium

2018-08-17T00:12:32-04:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Final homestand of Fort Myers Miracle season features fireworks, two-for-one specials, Game of Thrones Night and other fan-centric promotions The Fort Myers Miracle are inviting all Harry Potter fans to the ballpark on Sept. 1 as Hammond Stadium turns into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry Potter Night on Saturday, Sept. 1 will feature [...]

Leadership NEXT hits home run with Aug. 14 program at Fort Myers Miracle

2018-07-26T18:20:40-04:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guests to dress in holiday attire, stay for Miracle’s Christmas in August game Play ball! Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business leaders, will host a session and networking opportunity from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the Fort Myers Miracle’s home field. Sponsored by Tortuga Capital, the program will be [...]

Fort Myers Miracle’s Throwback Day brings throwback prices on food, beer and soda

2018-07-23T23:13:38-04:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will turn back time at the concession stand on Aug. 1, when select food items and beverages will only be $1. The Miracle’s Throwback Day food promotions include Kayem hotdogs, popcorn buckets, fountain drinks and draft beers, all for just $1 each. “Ballpark food can get expensive, but we’ve been able [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to celebrate strength, solidarity of armed forces at Military Appreciation Night on June 29

2018-06-22T00:44:35-04:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are saluting all branches of the U.S. armed forces at a special Military Appreciation Night in advance of Independence Day. All active duty personnel and veterans, as well as their immediate families, will be admitted free to the Miracle baseball game on Friday, June 29. Military Appreciation Night features an extensive [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host patriotic celebration, postgame fireworks July 4

2018-06-19T23:51:47-04:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are celebrating the Fourth of July with a special Independence Day Celebration and postgame fireworks display at the ballpark. Independence Day will feature food and drink specials during the game, followed by postgame fireworks presented by American Legion Post 38, CenturyLink, iHeart Media and Dairy Queen. The Independence Day Celebration will [...]

Fort Myers Miracle turn Father’s Day into two-day event with Daddy-Daughter Date Night

2018-06-08T19:02:53-04:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are making Father’s Day a two-day affair this year, sponsoring a special event so fathers and daughters can enjoy a memorable evening at the ballpark. Daddy-Daughter Date Night is Monday, June 18 at Hammond Stadium, 14100 Six Mile Cypress Parkway in Fort Myers. Gates open at 6 p.m. for the 7 [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to induct Marty Scott into baseball’s Professional Scouts Hall of Fame

2018-06-01T23:29:56-04:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will be inducting Marty Scott into the Professional Scouts Hall of Fame on June 9, honoring the former player, coach and scout during a pre-game ceremony. Criteria for Hall of Fame induction includes a minimum of 20 years of successful pro scouting experience and significant contributions to the game of baseball. [...]

Fort Myers Miracle celebrate Southwest Florida’s favorite fish by changing team name

2018-05-16T17:18:47-04:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are paying homage to Southwest Florida’s favorite fish by changing the team’s name to the Fort Myers Groupers. Miracle fans can breathe a sigh of relief… it’s only for one game! On Saturday, July 21 the team will debut its flashy new Fort Myers Groupers uniforms, which consist of navy blue [...]

Fort Myers Miracle’s Throwback Day brings professional baseball back to downtown Fort Myers

2018-05-14T18:20:18-04:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Downtown Fort Myers has not hosted a professional baseball game since 2011, but the Fort Myers Miracle are about to change that. City of Palms Park, the former spring training home of the Boston Red Sox, will host the Miracle’s game against the Bradenton Marauders on Wednesday, May 23. It’s Throwback Day for the Miracle, [...]

Channel your inner superhero at the Fort Myers Miracle baseball game on May 18

2018-05-09T23:20:35-04:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Calling all superheroes: the Fort Myers Miracle need your superpowers at Hammond Stadium. The Miracle are hosting Superhero Night on Friday, May 18, and rather than challenge their superhuman strength at the box office, all superheroes will be offered free tickets at the ballpark. Miracle superfans can enter a superhero costume contest during the game, [...]

Fort Myers Miracle warm up lightsabers in advance of Star Wars Night on May 4 at Hammond Stadium

2018-04-27T21:40:29-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Scout Night Sleepover also being held May 4 The Fort Myers Miracle are turning Hammond Stadium into the Millennium Falcon for a night, inviting Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, Hans Solo, R2-D2 and the rest of the crew for an evening at the ballpark. Star Wars Night at Hammond Stadium is among the most popular events held [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host five ‘Bark in the Park’ pet-friendly nights during 2018 baseball season

2018-04-25T20:54:39-04:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

First social event for dogs is Saturday, April 28 The Fort Myers Miracle will open Hammond Stadium to dogs for five games this season, allowing pooches and their owners to sit side-by-side for the ballgame. The first “Bark in the Park” event is Saturday, April 28. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the first pitch [...]

Fort Myers Miracle set for seven-game, promo-packed homestand at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers

2018-04-07T01:27:20-04:00April 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle return to Hammond Stadium on Monday, April 9 for a seven-game homestand featuring promotions and giveaways galore. On Friday, April 13, the Miracle will honor Hurricane Irma first responders, as well as heroes from the recovery effort, in a pregame ceremony. On Saturday, April 14, gates open early for the Nathan’s [...]

Bell Tower Shops presents ‘Take me out to the mall game,’ a baseball-themed Yappy Hour on April 13

2018-04-04T22:56:05-04:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Play ball! Bell Tower Shops, Southwest Florida’s dog-friendly shopping, dining and entertainment destination, will incorporate America’s pastime into its always-entertaining Yappy Hour event on April 13. The theme for April is “Take me out to the mall game,” and dogs can participate in a lively baseball-themed costume contest (but don’t expect anyone to buy them [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to light up the sky with 12 fabulous fireworks shows this season at Hammond Stadium

2018-03-28T19:19:41-04:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle will be offering spectacular fireworks shows after a dozen home games this season, bringing the popular family-friendly attraction back by popular demand. Fireworks will dazzle Miracle fans after 10 Friday night games at Hammond Stadium in addition to Opening Night on Thursday, April 5 and Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4. [...]

Achieva Credit Union offering 50 tickets to nonprofits for every Fort Myers Miracle home game this season

2018-03-26T18:57:32-04:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle have announced a partnership with Achieva Credit Union that will provide up to 50 free tickets per game to area nonprofit organizations. Achieva is inviting registered 501(c)(3) organizations to sit in its “Community Corner” at Hammond Stadium, offering up to 50 tickets so local groups can bring the whole team to [...]

Free Fort Myers Miracle baseball tickets to Opening Night on April 6 available at Wendy’s restaurants across Southwest Florida

2018-03-21T19:37:12-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are looking to pack Hammond Stadium to begin the 2018 baseball season on Friday, April 6, and the ballclub again is partnering with Wendy’s restaurants for a special free ticket promotion. It will be a night to remember for all fans with a special appearance from the ZOOperstars characters, and the [...]

Fort Myers Miracle offer $15,000 in sponsorships to Little League, Cal Ripken organizations in Southwest Florida

2018-03-20T23:22:03-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are donating $15,000 to sponsor 21 youth baseball and softball organizations across Southwest Florida. The sponsorships will help area leagues pay for much-needed equipment, supplies and operational costs. In Southwest Florida, the spring season for Little League and Cal Ripken seasons began in January and runs through May, with all-star teams [...]

Fort Myers Miracle release fun-filled game-day promotions schedule for 2018 baseball season

2018-03-12T20:06:55-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle have released the team’s 2018 promotions calendar, which includes more post-game fireworks displays, giveaways and family-friendly events than ever before. The season’s first promotion – free tickets – will be available beginning March 25. Baseball fans can pick up vouchers at participating Wendy’s locations across Southwest Florida for the first Friday [...]

Fort Myers Miracle single-game tickets go on sale March 15 for 2018 baseball season

2018-03-09T02:21:30-05:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle, the Class-A Advanced Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, will begin selling single-game tickets on Thursday, March 15 for the 2018 baseball season. The 140-game season includes 70 regular season home games, with the season opener slated for 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 at Hammond Stadium in CenturyLink Sports Complex. Ticket [...]

Fort Myers Miracle, Scotty’s Bierwerks to unveil ‘Scotty’s Miracle Blonde Ale’ on Friday

2018-02-09T10:02:27-05:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Baseball and beer go together like peanut butter and chocolate, so the Fort Myers Miracle are proudly introducing the team’s very own craft beer in time for the 2018 season. The Miracle teamed with Scotty’s Bierwerks in Cape Coral to create Scotty’s Miracle Blonde Ale, a light, refreshing ale with a straw yellow color and [...]

Hearts and Home Runs Dinner returns in 2018

2018-01-26T15:31:50-05:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Set the mood this Valentine's Day with the second annual Hearts and Home Runs Dinner at Hammond Stadium on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Couples can choose either the 4:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. seating. “We are excited to bring back this unique event,” said Miracle President and General Manager Chris Peters. “It was a big hit [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host 14th annual Ballpark Festival of Beers Jan. 27

2018-01-24T18:58:35-05:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Event to feature more than 100 craft beers, games, live music The Fort Myers Miracle will host the 14th annual Ballpark Festival of Beers from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Hammond Stadium at CenturyLink Sports Complex in Fort Myers. Presented by Nathan’s Famous, Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill and Nauti Hawg [...]

Beer, Baseball & Boom returns to Hammond Stadium on Aug. 13

2016-11-08T14:59:06-05:00August 10th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Craft Beer Fest with over 40 beers begins at 5 p.m. and lasts two hours Beer aficionados, baseball fanatics and fireworks lovers, the Fort Myers Miracle have expertly crafted the perfect evening for you… Beer, Baseball and Boom! The sixth annual Craft Beer Festival is set for Saturday, Aug. 13 at Hammond Stadium. From 5-7 [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recognizes 2015-2016 volunteers and teachers

2016-11-08T14:59:15-05:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recognized its 2015-2016 volunteers and teachers during a Volunteer and Teacher Appreciation Event held on Thursday, May 19 at the Six Bends Harley-Davidson. The following individuals and businesses were recognized for their specific involvement: Rookie of the Year – Lee County: Nancy Korista; Rookie of the Year – Collier County: [...]

Miracle set for patriotic celebration on Sunday, July 3

2016-11-08T14:59:15-05:00May 31st, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The perfect recipe for patriotism includes delicious fried and specialty foods, fireworks and baseball. The Fort Myers Miracle have all three! The Miracle will be unleashing a spectacular red, white and blue fireworks display in the Southwest Florida sky on Sunday, July 3 after a 6:05 p.m. game with the Jupiter Hammerheads. Fans are invited [...]

Miracle to host 55th FSL All-Star Game at Hammond Stadium

2016-11-08T14:59:16-05:00May 26th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are pleased to host the 2016 Florida State League All-Star Game at Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex presented by CenturyLink, Coors Light, Priority Marketing, Zambelli Fireworks and Lee County Sports Development. The 55th All-Star Game in league history will be played for a sixth time in Fort Myers since [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and Fort Myers Miracle partner to bring the business of baseball to students May 24

2016-11-08T14:59:17-05:00May 20th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has partnered with Fort Myers Miracle to bring a day of education and baseball to Southwest Florida students on Tuesday, May 24. The day will include a “JA in a Day” program for students of Franklin Park Elementary School and a job shadow opportunity for a select 40 students to [...]

Fort Myers Miracle to host Greg Brady, pre-Memorial Weekend fireworks games May 20 and May 21

2016-11-08T14:59:17-05:00May 17th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fort Myers Miracle are gearing up for a special weekend at Hammond Stadium at CenturyLink Sports Complex with an appearance from Barry Williams, who played Greg Brady on The Brady Bunch television show, on Friday, May 20 and pre-Memorial Weekend Fireworks on Saturday, May 21. Presented by Good Deals Appliances and Whirlpool, Williams will [...]

Fort Myers Miracle will host the 2016 FSL All-Star Game

2016-11-08T14:59:59-05:00June 25th, 2015|Categories: Events, Sports, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The Fort Myers Miracle announce that the 2016 Florida State League All-Star Game will be hosted at the newly renovated Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex. The 55th All-Star Game in league history will be played for a sixth time in Fort Myers since 1985 and will be put on by the Miracle for a [...]

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