Jacksonville Suns vs. Huntsville Stars @ 7:05PM
The Jacksonville Suns are in full swing this 2013 season. The Miami Marlins’ Double-A affiliate aims to take hold of the Southern League Championship trophy after the season is said and done. The Suns have played in the Southern League longer than any other team, and last won it all in 2010. The team kicked off the season on April 4th and have remained in first place for most of the season.
A Championship Tradition
What can you expect from the Suns this season? Check out their credentials. The suns:
- Won the Southern League championship in 1996, 2001, 2005, 2009, and 2010
- Play at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, a 11,000-person capacity, $34 million ballpark
- Remain the top selling franchise in the league.
Baseball in J-Ville – A Family Affair
The squad originally moved to Jacksonville in 1984 and has long been owned by Peter Bragan, Sr. Bragan’s son serves as the team’s GM. Thanks to Sr. promotions, lively entertainers, post-game concerts, and fireworks shows, every Suns game is a well-rounded experience. The park even features a large playground for kids.
See Tomorrow’s Greats Before They Hit the Bigs
Baseball greats Hank Aaron, Nolan Ryan, Tom Seaver, and Alex Rodriguez have all played for the Suns, so there’s a chance you could see some of tomorrow’s greats take the field. So grab the kids and head down to the park to catch a few hours of the old ball game over hotdogs, beers, and conversation. Visit jaxsuns.com to get tickets today.