PITTED IN A GRUDGE MATCH AGAINST BULLDOGS
Cleveland Barons are playing the Hamilton Bulldogs on
Saturday, December 7th at 7:05 at Gund Arena. The game mark
the second between the two teams in as many nights. The
grudge match will not end until Sunday as they travel back
to Hamilton to finish the season series.
night will be full of great promotions. The game will
feature the first of three bobblehead doll nights and it is
a Heinen's Preferred Customer Card Night. The first 3,000
fans in attendance will receive a SlapShark Bobblehead Doll.
SlapShark, the Barons mascot, was named by the fans of the
Cleveland Barons last year. The remaining bobblehead nights
are February 1st (Jonathan Cheechoo) and March 9th (Vesa
Toskala). Last year, the Barons had two bobbleheads nights
featuring Johnny Bower and Fred Glover figurines.
every Saturday is a Heinen's Preferred Customer Card Night.
Any fan presenting a Heinen's Fine Foods Preferred Customer
Card will receive a 50% discount off of a $16 ticket. There
will be two more Saturday games in December in which fans can
take advantage of their Heinen's Fine Foods Preferred Customer
can be purchased at all TicketMaster Outlets, the Gund Arena
Box Office, and charge-by-phone by calling 216-241-5555. More
information about the Barons is available by calling
216-420-0000 or by Crashing The Net at
CLEVELAND BARONS MAKE IT A "SWISS CHRISTMAS"
conjunction with the Cleveland Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Cleveland Barons
are organizing Cleveland's first "Swiss Christmas". "A Swiss
Christmas" is a program that provides children with gifts. The program
benefits children that lack the necessities needed for day-to-day life. Each
Cleveland Baron player adopts a child. Every player will then buy a variety of
gifts that fulfill these needs for the children. Each child will also receive a
gift from their wish list.
Manager Steve "Swiss" Wissman started the program ten years ago. He
has done the program with teams from Phoenix, Kalamazoo, and Kansas City. Swiss
started the program after he had a house fire in Phoenix and lost all of his
to buy everything at once put things in perspective," said Swiss. "I
was missing everything and I found out how it felt to have virtually nothing.
That is why we do this, to give people at least a little comfort."
will travel to Mary Bethune Elementary School, Alfred Benesch Elementary School,
Collinwood Middle/High School, and R.G. Jones Elementary School on December 18th
and 19th to distribute the presents.
is the Cleveland Barons radio schedule for the week. All games can be heard live
by "Crashing the Net" at SportsTalk