The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the team will host the first Social Media Night of 2012 on Friday, May 25 at PNC Park. Fans who follow the Pirates official twitter feed @Pirates or like the Pirates official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pirates can receive $10 off an Outfield Box seat to watch the Pirates take on the Chicago Cubs, as well as entry into a special pre-game reception.

Details for the pre-game reception are as follows:

  • All participants receive a FREE @Pirates T-Shirt.
  • Pirates flagship radio station SPORTSRADIO 93.7 THE FAN will broadcast their pre-game show live from the event.
  • There will be special appearances by Pirates executives and broadcasters.
  • Prizes and giveaways, including autographed items, will be given away and raffled off throughout the event.

In addition, one fan from the pre-game reception will be chosen to represent the Pirates social media followers as the Pirates “Fan of the Game.” The “Fan of the Game” will be recognized during the pre-game ceremony on the field and change a base with the PNC Park grounds crew in the third inning.

Tickets are only $14 (regularly priced at $24), which includes entry to the special pre-game reception. The Friday, May 25 game is also “Free Shirt Friday,” when all fans will receive a free Pirates T-shirt at the gates, courtesy of The Breathe Project.

For more information on “Social Media Night” and to purchase tickets visit pirates.com/socialmedia, call 1-800-BUY-BUCS or visit the PNC Park Box Office.