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Last Minute Preps for Seawolves Home Opener

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It's almost time to play ball in Erie, but before the doors open up to fans on Thursday, crews at Jerry Uht Park are doing some last minute preparations.

They've been working all week to get ready for the Seawolves home opener against Trenton.

Crews spent the day painting, cleaning and making last minute renovations to the park.

Seawolves President, Greg Coleman said half of the stadium was without water, all last week.

"Thankfully it's back now," said Coleman.  "There are a lot of last minute preparations, all of the little details from painting, to sign installation, to replacing ceiling tiles in the suites," he said.

Coleman said a pre-game celebration will take place before Thursday's game, to kick off the 20th season.

"We encourage fans to come out early, we're going to have a party in the plaza from 4 to 6 with live music and entertainment followed by a pre-game parade featuring local groups," he said.

Fans will also get the chance to meet the players and welcome new manager, Lance Parrish to town.

The first pitch will be thrown Thursday at 6:35 p.m.
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