Oct 27, 2010
Fayetteville, N.C. — The Fayetteville SwampDogs announced Wednesday their schedule for the 2011 season. Now heading into their 11th season, the SwampDogs open the gates to the upcoming summer of fun on Tuesday May 31 against the Wilmington Sharks.
The SwampDogs return home to open “The Swamp” hosting the Wilmington Sharks on June 1st. The SwampDogs regular season runs through August 2nd when the SwampDogs wrap up the season facing the Florence RedWolves. The playoffs for the 2011 season run from August 4th through August 14th.
The 2011 regular season runs through Tuesday, August 2nd, with playoffs continuing until August 14. The league’s annual All-Star Fan Fest and All-Star Game will be on July 17th and 18th. The location of the 2011 CPL All-Star Game will be announced soon.
The fun and excitement SwampDogs fans have come to know and love will continue to impress as the 2011 summer of fun promises new and unique experiences for fans. Some of those experiences are new theme nights, more fun giveaway items and some returning fan favorites for promotions. Fans can look forward to three of the best fireworks shows of the summer. The Dogs will host their traditional July 3rd game, which welcomed over 5,500 people in 2010, setting a record for baseball attendance in Fayetteville. The 5th Annual StriKing Out Cancer Night makes its return to continue to raise money benefiting the Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation’s Friends of the Cancer Center.
Fans can keep up with the SwampDogs all off season long by visiting goswampdogs.com.
The Fayetteville SwampDogs are a member of the Coastal Plain League, entering their 11th season in the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 15th season, the Coastal Plain League features 15 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL gives college players the chance to refine their skills with the use of wooden bats. Players are housed with local host families for the summer and past experiences have been very positive for both players and hosts. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at http://www.coastalplain.com.