SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Season tickets for Missouri State’s 23-game 2014 home baseball schedule are now available through the MSU Athletics Box Office. As part of all Bears’ season-ticket packages, individuals who place their orders by the Feb. 1 renewal deadline will receive complementary tickets to MSU’s annual First Pitch Night, which will be held Feb. 8 at the Bill Rowe Training Facility at Hammons Field.
MSU, which will open the home portion of their schedule Feb. 28 against Purdue, is coming off its third consecutive 30-win season. Entering his 32nd year at the helm of the Bears baseball program, head coachKeith Guttin will welcome back 20 letterwinners from last year’s 31-23 squad, including All-Missouri Valley Conference honorees Tyler Burgess, Eric Cheray and Cody Schumacher, as well as 2013 freshman All-Americans Jon Harris and Tate Matheny.
In addition to the three-game series with the Boilermakers (Feb. 28-March 2), the Bears’ home schedule includes match-ups against the likes of Missouri (April 15), Kansas (May 7) and nationally-ranked Arkansas (April 29) and Oklahoma State (March 18) squads, as well as MVC series with Southern Illinois (March 28-30), Evansville (May 15-17) and defending league champion Illinois State (April 18-20). MSU will also host non-conference series against Arkansas State (March 4-5) and Dallas Baptist (March 14-16) and single-games versus Saint Louis (April 1) and Oral Roberts (May 6).
Renewal information for current season-ticket holders will be mailed this week and will include packages for lower-level reserved chairback seats for $100 (general public), $50 for Missouri State faculty and staff and $20 for students. Eight-game mini-packages will also be offered for $32 per ticket. Additionally, MSU is offering free season-long admission for up to two children (ages 12 and under) with the purchase of two 2014 season tickets.Bears’ single-game tickets for the 2014 season, which are available on game days at the Hammons Field box office, remain priced at $5 for the general public, $2.50 for Missouri State faculty and staff, $2 for students and special rates are offered for groups of 20 or more. All children ages 12 and under not accompanied by a season-ticket holder will require a $2 ticket for admission. Students must show a valid and current BearPass Card along with a student ticket to gain entry to Hammons Field.
All Bears baseball season-ticket holders-including new orders and renewals placed by Feb. 1-will be entitled to the same number of complementary tickets to MSU’s sixth-annual First Pitch fundraiser, additional details for which will be announced in the near future.
For additional season ticket information or to place your order in person, visit the MSU Athletics Box Office at JQH Arena or call (417) 836-7678. Requests may also be placed online through MissouriStateTix.com, or by calling Duane Miller at (417) 836-8899.