Mizzou Baseball Fan Primer - SEC Opener: #17 Tennessee



March 14, 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Mizzou baseball team, winner of five of its last six games, will open SEC action this weekend as it hosts No. 17 Tennessee (15-1) at Taylor Stadium. Temperatures are forecasted to be in the middle-60s for highs and there is almost no chance of precipitation as this weekend should offer perfect baseball weather. Friday night's game will have a 6 p.m. first pitch in what should be one of the best pitching matchups in the country this weekend as Mizzou's Brett Graves (2-1, 0.98 ERA) will take on Tennessee's Nick Williams (3-1, 1.85 ERA). Saturday will begin at 2 p.m. under sunny skies with highs nearing 70 degrees. The series finale will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday. Below is a look at the promotions for the weekend.

Friday, March 14 (6 p.m.): SEC Home Opener

    • First 250 fans will receive a free baseball hat
    • Girls Night Out: Mizzou Sorority that brings the most members will win a pizza party courtesy of Papa John's and one member will receive a pearl necklace, courtesy of Betz Jewelers.

Saturday, March 15 (2 p.m.): Early St. Patrick's Day
    • Wear Green-$2 Admission; prize for the most creative St. Patrick's Day Costume
    • Faculty/Staff Day - Free Admission with ID, plus one guest
    • Little League Day: Free admission when kids (12 and under) wear a baseball uniform
    • Citizens of Jeff City Day: Jefferson City residents get in for $2

Sunday, March 16 (1 p.m.): Family Funday
    • Free Admission (Kids 12 & under)
    • Run the Bases (weather permitting)
    • Faculty/Staff Day - Free Admission with ID, plus one guest
    • $2 Admission with church bulletin
    • Post-Game Autographs

STADIUM POLICIES: All Persons are subject to search. No pets or animals of any kind are allowed in the stadium with the exception of service animals. Spirit banners, flags or signs that are larger than 2'x3' or considered to be improper will be confiscated by game management. Banners may not be affixed to poles, or any part of Taylor Stadium. Smoking is not permitted in any area inside Taylor Stadium. The University of Missouri has launched a Smoke Free Mizzou Campaign. Beginning July 1st, 2013, smoking will not be permitted anywhere on the Mizzou campus. For more information please visit smoke-free.missouri.edu. No soliciting is allowed in the stadium or near the entrances of Taylor Stadium. Umbrellas are permitted only on the top row of the stadium and may not impede the sightlines of any fans.


ACCESSIBLE SEATING: Fans with special seating needs, such as wheel chair or companion seating will be accommodated upon entry to the facility by an event staff representative.

BAG SEARCH POLICY: For the safety of our fans/guests, appropriate sized bags (no larger than 16" by 18" by 9"), purses and other permitted items will be checked prior to entering the stadium to ensure that no unauthorized items enter the facility. The University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics does not provide a check-item service and will not be responsible for any item left at the gates.

CAMERA POLICY: Non-flash, still cameras without a detachable lens may be used to take pictures inside Taylor Stadium. Cameras with detachable lenses longer than six inches are prohibited from all Taylor Stadium Events. Tripods or other photography equipment may not be used or admitted without being issued media credentials. The use of these images is prohibited due to media contracts which grant them exclusive rights to any multimedia within Taylor Stadium. CONCESSIONS: Concession stands will open 2 hours prior to every home baseball game, and are located on the 1st base and 3rd base sides.

GATES OPEN: Taylor Stadium is open 2.5 hours prior to the start of home baseball games. Spectators will not be permitted to enter prior to this time. Tickets will be sold at the main entrance on the south side of Taylor Stadium, or can be purchased online at MUTigers.com/Tickets. Individuals with Tickets may enter Taylor Stadium through either the main entrance (South Side) or the entry gate in the right field corner.

LOST AND FOUND: All recovered lost and found items will be returned to Mizzou Arena at the conclusion of the game. If you have lost an item, please call (573) 882-6501 Monday- Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

PROHIBITED ITEMS: Alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, firearms, backpacks (unless used as a purse or diaper bag), artificial noise makes, baby strollers, car seats, laser lights, outside food and beverages. RESTROOMS: Restrooms are located on the main concourse of Taylor Stadium.

TIGER TEAM STORE: The Tiger Team Store will be open 2 hours prior to every home baseball game, and remain open through the end of the game. The Tiger Team Store Trailer is located just outside the main entrance to Taylor Stadium. RADIO: Listen to every pitch with the voice of Tiger Baseball-Tex Little, and Hunter Mense on KTGR 100.5 FM, 103.1 FM or 1580 AM.

TICKET OFFICE: The ticket office will open 2.5 hours prior to every home baseball game, and is located at the main entrance (South Side) to Taylor Stadium. Season Tickets are available and can be purchased by visiting MUTigers.com/Tickets. Children 2 years of age and under will not require a ticket for entry into Taylor Stadium.

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