Flying Squirrels home opener sells out - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

Flying Squirrels home opener sells out

Source: Flying Squirrels Source: Flying Squirrels

The Richmond Flying Squirrels home opener on Friday night has sold out. 

This is the ninth straight home opener at The Diamond to sell out. 

"It’s amazing. Incredible,” said Flying Squirrels Vice President and COO Todd "Parney" Parnell. "Through rain, sleet, cold; none of that mattered.  Squirrels fans show they are ready for us every year by starting the season off with a packed, energetic ballpark."

Gov. Ralph Northam will throw out the first pitch on Friday night. 

Tickets for the rest of the weekend's games, including Sunday's "Bat Day" to honor Jackie Robinson, are available at

NBC12's Kelly Avellino will throw out the first pitch at Sunday's game, which starts at 1:05 p.m. 

You can also get in on the Squirrels fandom by downloading their emoji app.

Copyright 2018 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.

Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12

Powered by Frankly