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Illini Night at U.S. Cellular Field Scheduled for Friday, July 18

April 3, 2014

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Chicago White Sox and University of Illinois have partnered to host Illini Night at U.S. Cellular Field on July 18 when the White Sox host the Houston Astros (7:10 pm start). The first 1,500 fans who purchase their tickets through the special ticket link ( will receive a commemorative White Sox Orange and Blue baseball cap and have the opportunity to enter the stadium early to watch and catch home run balls during batting practice. July 18 is also Fireworks Night at the ballpark.

"We have enjoyed a terrific marketing partnership with the White Sox as we move into our third year working with the organization," UI Director of Athletics Mike Thomas said. "Fighting Illini fans who are also fans of the White Sox will have some outstanding opportunities and benefits while supporting their favorite teams. We look forward to continuing this relationship for many years in the future."

Tickets for the Illini Night at U.S. Cellular Field can be purchased online at: