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Books & Baseball Reading Program

The Fredericksburg Nationals want to team up with local schools to help promote reading through Books & Baseball. It's an easy, three-step program that rewards its participants with a FREE ticket to a FredNats baseball game and on-field recognition before the game.

Schools have the option to select a gym/cafeteria rally for large groups, in-class book reading for individual classes or a video presentation to show without an in-person visit. Space is limited in the program and spots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Round the Bases

Here's how the program works:

First Base

Gus and representatives from the FredNats front office will visit your school! All students who participate will receive an official Books & Baseball Reading Program Bookmark.

Second Base

Students will be asked to read four books and complete the back of the bookmark. They can then bring their completed bookmark to the FredNats Box Office at least 48 hours in advance of their designated game date to exchange it for one FREE standing room only ticket to the game.

Third Base

Students should plan to arrive early on the date of the game to take part in a Reading Parade on the field with their classmates.

Home Plate

Have fun and enjoy the game!

Schedule Your Visit

Limited spots are available in the FredNats' Books & Baseball Reading Program, so sign up early to make sure your school can participate! Schools can request visits between mid-February and mid-March.

Contact Adam Flock, Community Relations Manager, at [email protected] or 540-858-4242 x217 for more information and to register your school.