Silver Hawks take on TinCaps at home opener

SOUTH BEND, Ind. ---  Monday was the home opener for the South Bend Silver Hawks.  They took on the Fort Wayne Tin Caps.  It was also the reopening of the Stanley Coveleski Stadium, which has been under renovation since February.

ABC57 caught up with the chairman, Andrew Berlin before the game.  He said they pre-sold 4,000 tickets, and they expect the ball park to have a busy season. 

He said a lot of folks in South Bend are used to buying their tickets at the game, but advance sales are up dramatically and all the suites are sold out. 

He said he is expecting a win this game and many more all year. 

"Best we could hope for April 9th out her in South Bend, but we are expecting a lot of people out tonight," said Chairman Andrew Berlin.

"I don't like the Tin Caps.  We got to beat them and everybody else.  Folks are going to have a good time tonight," said Berlin.

The Silver Hawks beat the TinCaps 5-1.

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