Hooks release schedule for giveaway nights

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX This season's promotional slate features a series of Hooks "fan favorites" figurines and a set of special giveaways to honor the 50th anniversary of the Corpus Christi Giants Texas League championship in 1958.

The figurine giveaways, sponsored by Citgo and distributed throughout the season, include former fan favorites like Josh Anderson, Hunter Pence and J.R. Towles. In July, from the 10 through the 13, the Hooks pay tribute to the '58 Giants with die-cast cars, caps and pennants.

The home opener happens April 3, when the first 2,500 fans through the gates receive replica statues of the ballplayer figure that towers near the main entrance of Whataburger Field.

"We are very fortunate to have the support of so many terrific corporate sponsors to be able to offer the kind of quality lineup of giveaways we have this season," said Wood. "I think our fans will get a kick out of some of our new items, like the sandals, the fishing poles, the playing cards and the kids' hampers. We may very well be giving away everything but the kitchen sink!"

Individual Hooks tickets are on sale now at the Whataburger Field Box Office. Fans may also purchase tickets by logging on to cchooks.com or by calling 361-561-HOOK. 2008 Promotions

  • 4/3 MEL Replica Statues (first 2,500 fans) Whataburger
  • 4/4 Hooks Rally Towels (all fans) Wells Fargo
  • 4/5 Hooks Home Caps (first 2,500 fans) Christus Spohn
  • 4/6 Kids' Replica Nolan Ryan Jerseys (first 1,500 kids 12/under) Coca-Cola
  • 4/19 Fan Favorites Figurine - Jonny Ash (first 2,500 fans) CITGO
  • 4/23 Hooks Fleece Blankets (first 2,500 fans) Coastal Bend Chevy Dealers
  • 5/3 Craig Biggio Figurines (first 2,500 fans) Wigington-Rumley
  • 5/4 Kids' Gloves (first 1,500 kids 12/under), post-game catch on field Sanders Morris Harris
  • 5/5 Cinco de Mayo Celebration Reliant Energy
  • 5/7 Hooks Duffle Bags (first 2,500 fans) Prosperity Bank
  • 5/10 Hooks Sandals (first 2,500 fans) Value Bank Texas
  • 5/21 Hooks Beach Towels (first 2,500 fans) Watts Law Firm
  • 5/24 Fan Favorites Figurine - Troy Patton (first 2,500 fans) CITGO
  • 5/25 Kids' Fishing Pole (first 1,500 kids 12/under) AT&T
  • 5/26 School's Out Celebration/Hooks Cap Reliant Energy
  • 6/4 Hooks Playing Cards (first 2,500 fans) Ace Gaming
  • 6/7 Hooks Road Caps (first 2,500 fans) Cheniere Energy
  • 6/8 Hooks Team Photos w/ autograph session (first 5,000 fans) Coca-Cola
  • 6/11 Hall-of-Fame Trip Giveaway Coastal Bend Chevy Dealers/Southwest Airlines
  • 6/28 Fan Favorites Figurine – J.R. Towles (first 2,500 fans) CITGO
  • 6/29 Hooks Team Card Sets (first 2,500 fans) Reliant Energy
  • 7/10 '58 Chevy Die-Cast Cars (first 2,500 fans) Coastal Bend Chevy Dealers
  • 7/12 '58 CC Giants Caps (first 2,500 fans) IBC Bank
  • 7/13 '58 CC Giants Championship Pennants (first 1,500 kids 12/under) Dr Pepper
  • 7/19 Mini-Trash Cans (first 2,500 fans) Dawson Recycling
  • 7/26 Hooks Umbrellas (first 2,500 fans) Wells Fargo
  • 7/27 Sammy/Rusty Bobbleheads (first 1,500 kids 12/under) Lanlord Resources
  • 7/30 Fan Favorites Figurine – Josh Anderson (first 2,500 fans) CITGO
  • 7/31 Great TV Giveaway AT&T
  • 8/6 Kids' Utility Hampers (first 1,500 kids 12/under) Peerless Cleaners
  • 8/9 Hooks Camo Caps (first 2,500 fans) C&J Specialty Rental
  • 8/10 Kids' Lunchboxes (first 1,500 kids 12/under) Mrs. Baird's
  • 8/20 Fan Favorites Figurine – Hunter Pence (first 2,500 fans) CITGO
  • 8/23 President Bobblehead (first 2,500 fans) American Bank
  • 8/24 Kids' Backpacks (first 1,500 kids 12/under) "Shirt Off the Back Night" Dr Pepper/AT&T
  • 8/25 Fan Appreciation Night w/ Post-Game Fireworks Bud Light MONDAY "One Dollar Hot Dogs & Sodas" presented by Mrs. Baird's & Hot Z-95
    TUESDAY "Half-Price Group Night" presented by Champion Automotive, Grande Communications, & ESPN Radio
    WEDNESDAY "Whataburger Fan Day" presented by Whataburger, KFTX-FM, & Time Warner Cable
    THURSDAY "Thirsty Thursdays" presented by Stripes, KZTV, and Classic Rock 104.5 FM
    FRIDAY "Friday Fireworks" presented by Bud Light & K-99
    SATURDAY "Saturdays at the Ballpark" with premium giveaways presented by KOUL-FM & KIII-TV
    SUNDAY "Kid's Day" presented by HEB, KSAB-FM & KUNO-AM

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