The 2017 Major League Baseball season officially starts on April 2, but here in Mississippi at Trustmark Park in The Connection, the action starts earlier!
Kicking off the College Series are rivals Mississippi State vs Southern Miss on March 21 at 6:30pm (gates open at 5pm; first pitch and gates open for all three games are the same), followed by Southern Miss vs Ole Miss on April 4, and Mississippi State vs Ole Miss on April 25! Be there or be square…tickets may be purchased online through Ticketmaster or by phone through Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Fans may also purchase tickets in person at the Trustmark Park Box Office or by calling 888-BRAVES4 Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. Sponsorship opportunities, suite and party deck rentals, may still be available so please call Laura Kestenbaum with Spectrum events at 601-351-2078. Root your favorite college team on to victory at the ballpark – there’s nothing like LIVE baseball in action!
The M-Braves home game schedule is posted here at The Connection (http://theconnectionms.com/calendar/) for our viewers convenience. During the regular season the M-Braves will face off against the Birmingham Barons (BIR), Biloxi Shuckers (BLX), Chattanooga Lookouts (CHA), Jacksonville Suns (JAX), Jackson Generals (JXN), Montgomery Biscuits (MTG), Mobile BayBears (MOB), Tennessee Smokies (TNS) and Pensacola Blue Wahoos (PNS).
Fireworks after the game will take place on Apr 7 & 8, Apr 21, Apr 28 & 29; May 12, May 26 & 27; June 16 & 17, June 30; July 1, July 3, July 21 & 22, July 28 & 29; Aug 4 & 5, Aug 18 & 19; and Sept 1 & 2!
The M-Braves will take their All Star break over June 19 – 21 for the South vs the North, check back for further details on this exciting rivalry taking place at The Connection in Trustmark Park!
The Mississippi Braves baseball team is the Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. Since the inaugural 2005 season, over 115 M-Braves have gone on to play in the big leagues. The M-Braves have made postseason play four times and went on to win the Southern League Championships in 2008. Mini ticket plans and season tickets are on sale now! The M-Braves open the 2017 season Thursday, April 6 at Trustmark Park against Jacksonville. Stop by Trustmark Park or call 888-BRAVES4 Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. For the latest news and updates, visit mississippibraves.com or connect with @mbraves on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.