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South Bend Cubs release 2020 giveaway and theme night schedule

SOUTH BEND, Ind.—The South Bend Cubs on Thursday released their giveaway and theme night schedule for 2020.

The team said the first half of the season will focus on their first championship as a Chicago Cubs affiliate and fourth in franchise history.

A wearable replica championship ring that will include a display base and commemorative box will be given away to the first 1,000 ticketed fans through the gates on April 26. Gates open at 12 p.m. ET.

Additional championship giveaway items will include a replica championship flag on April 9 and 10, a replica Midwest League Trophy on April 11, a championship fleece blanket on April 15, a championship canvas print on May 17, a commemorative hanging wall banner on June 3 and 10, and a championship pint glass on June 21.

Two bobblehead giveaways will take place during the 2020 season. The first, on July 1, will feature a 2016 Chicago cubs World Series MVP Ben Zobrist, who played three rehab games for South Bend last season. The second, on August 19, will feature top Chicago Cubs prospect Nico Hoerner, who played for South Bend in 2018.

A 2020 magnet schedule will be given away on April 9, a replica youth gold jersey on July 12, South Bend Cubs t-shirt on July 22 and 26, a camouflage hat on August 5 and 9, a tin lunch box on August 16, and a 2021 calendar on September 6.

On May 9, the team will celebrate Mother’s Day with a special carnation for the first 500 moms through the gates. Moms in attendance can also register for a number of giveaways that day.

Dino Day will return on May 23 with a special appearance by Dakota and Friends.

Stu’s Boo Bash on May 31 will celebrate Halloween five months early. The first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a Zombie Stu Gnome and kids 12 and under who dress up will be able to trick or treat on the concourse.

Other theme nights will include Military Appreciation Days on May 24 and 25, Teacher Appreciation Night on June 4, Pride Night on June 9, Independence Day Celebration on July 2 and 3, Margaritaville Night on July 25, Christmas in July on July 26, Car Show Day on August 9, Star Wars Night on August 15, Craft Beer Night on August 27, Fan Appreciation Night on September 4, and Comic Book Hero Day on September 5.

For more information about promotions and theme nights for the 2020 South Bend Cubs season, visit the team’s website.

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