Grasshoppers to meet the media on Monday


Will we see Don Moore, John DiGeorgio, Johnny Jones, Petey the Prince of Friendway Drive, Bryan Jones, Chris Jones, Cecil Carr, Bob Sapp, Alice, Dallas, Malice, Doug C, Bruce B, Carol, Darrell, Stan, Dan, Fran, Chan, Jan the Man, Anita, Candida, Quanchita, Ray, Jay, or Shay? NO WAY!!!!! You’ll probably see all those characters on Opening Night Thursday April 9.

Don Moore and his “K Zone” will rule…..

Greensboro, N.C. – Area media will have its first chance to meet the 2009 edition of the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Monday, April 6, as the team hosts its annual media day from 5:00 – 5:45 p.m. at NewBridge Bank Park.

Manager Darin Everson’s staff and players will be available to the media for interviews (5:00-5:45 p.m.) at the conclusion of the team’s first workout.

Monday’s workout is open to the media and will be the only opportunity to see the Grasshoppers in Greensboro prior to their home-opener on Thursday, April 9. Media are encouraged to watch the workout from the seating bowl. Post workout interviews will be conducted on-field.

The Hoppers 2009 home-opener is on April 9 at 7:05 p.m. For ticket information, please contact the Grasshoppers Box Office at 336.268.2255 or online at

In 2008 the Grasshoppers played host to a successful South Atlantic League All-Star game, drawing a crowd of 8,367 fans. The Grasshoppers finished the 2008 season with an attendance of 440,787 and have welcomed over 1,715,000 fans to NewBridge Bank Park, drawing over 400,000 fans in each of its first four years at the new downtown ballpark. The team is the proud recipient of both the South Atlantic League’s Club Merit Award and the General Manager of the Year Award for the past four years.

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