Back by popular demand, the Chihuahuas announce the addition of Star Wars Night to the promotional calendar! Star Wars Night will take place Tuesday, August 30th as they battle the Las Vegas 51s (New York Mets) in an all-out galactic war for the playoffs!
First pitch is slated for 7:05 p.m. with gates opening at 6 p.m.
The team will wear specially designed jerseys that will be auctioned off with proceeds benefiting the El Paso Chapter of the March of Dimes
The jerseys feature the poster artwork of Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, released in 1977, and designed by The Brothers [Greg and Tim] Hildebrandt.
They depict Stars Wars characters Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Darth Vader and include C-3PO and R2-D2 along with the Death Star. The back of the jerseys feature the image of a lightsaber.
The night is also T-shirt Tuesday presented by GECU and 600 ESPN El Paso. The first 2,000 fans with paid admission in attendance will receive a free t-shirt.
The 501st Legion will provide Star Wars characters for the evening and the El Paso Youth Symphony will perform on the Santa Fe Plaza prior to the start of the game.