The West Virginia Black Bears have announced the schedule for the 2017 regular season, which will begin on Opening Day – Monday, June 19, 2017 against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers at Monongalia County Ballpark.
The third season of Black Bears baseball will include five weekends at Monongalia County Ballpark and six Friday Fireworks nights among a 38-game home schedule. A complete 2017 schedule can be found at WestVirginiaBlackBears.com.
2017 Season Tickets are on sale now at the Box Office of by calling 304-293-7653. The best value at the ballpark, season tickets cost as low as $304 and can be reserved right now for only a $100 deposit.
The Black Bears will incorporate several celebrations into their schedule this season. The most notable will be the July 4th celebrations with a three-game series against the Williamsport Crosscutters from July 1-3, capping off with an Independence Day celebration on Monday, July 3rd. The Black Bears are home for five games in June, fifteen in July, fifteen in August and three in September. They will cap off the season on the road with a two-game series against Mahoning Valley on September 6th and 7th.
Their schedule features 76 games including 38 at Monongalia County Ballpark and 38 on the road. They will host six New York-Penn League opponents in 2017 including Batavia (Marlins), State College (Cardinals), Mahoning Valley (Indians), Williamsport (Phillies), Brooklyn (Mets), Staten Island (Yankees). The 2017 New York-Penn League All-Star Game will be hosted by the Tri-City Valleycats in Troy, NY on August 15th.
The complete 2017 Black Bears schedule is available online with the promotional schedule and game times to be announced at a later date. Individual tickets will be available for purchase in the late spring at westvirginiablackbears.com.