Buy some peanuts and Cracker Jacks and root, root, root for the home team as the Syracuse Chiefs take to the field for opening day on Thursday, April 3, 2 p.m., against the Louisville Bats at Alliance Bank Stadium, 1 Tex Simone Drive (behind the Regional Market). The ceremonial first pitch will be tossed by newly elected County Executive Joanie Mahoney
before the boys in blue, black and white play their first game on the
newly sod natural grass that has replaced the artificial green of
years’ yonder. Tickets cost $6 to $9 depending
on how close to the diamond you want to sit, and discounts are
available for children 12 and under. Call 474-7833.