THE CHICAGO DOGS SIGN LEGENDARY PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL COACH MIKE DITKA TO ONE-GAME CONTRACT TO CO-MANAGE 2020 HOME OPENER

FRIDAY, MAY 22

 

Opening Day Festivities Include Ditka-inspired Bobbleheads, Team Jerseys and More

WHO:              The Chicago Dogs, the American Association baseball team named after Chicago’s favorite and oldest culinary tradition…

WHAT:            …will celebrate and honor legendary professional football coach Mike Ditka during the team’s 2020 home opener Friday, May 22. Coach Ditka will be on-site at Impact Field in Rosemont to co-manage the team alongside Butch Hobson.

Every fan in attendance on opening day will receive a commemorative Coach Ditka bobblehead donning a Chicago Dogs-inspired sweater courtesy of the Chicago Dogs and Vienna Beef. The team will also play in Ditka-inspired jerseys which will later be auctioned off with proceeds benefitting The Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund. Fans looking to be a part of the celebration can purchase tickets at www.TheChicagoDogs.com.

WHEN:            The Chicago Dogs 2020 season opener is scheduled for Friday, May 22 against the Sioux Falls Canaries and begins at 7:05 p.m.

WHERE:         Impact Field, 9850 Balmoral Avenue, Rosemont