Georgia Vs Georgia Tech: Tonight at Turner Field

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Georgia Vs Georgia Tech: Tonight at Turner Field

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Turner Field during Georgia’s game against in state rival Georgia Tech in the 12th. Annual Spring Baseball Classic for Kids on Tuesday, May13, 2014 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo by John Kelley)
For the 13th consecutive add year, Georgia (24-26) battles Ga. Tech (32-18) at Turner Field in the Kauffman Tire Spring Baseball Classic for Kids. Fox Sports South will televise Tuesday’s game live at 7 p.m. Georgia holds an 8-4 edge in the all-time series at Turner Field. Tech is the home team this year, and they are 1-0 versus the Bulldogs this season, posting a 13-6 win in Athens on March 31. The April 14th meeting on Tech’s campus was rained out. Last year, Tech won 2-0 at Turner Field in front of 21,310. In records dating back to 1950. Georgia leads the overall series 115-101.
[su_spacer size=”40″] All proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. More than 20,000 tickets are sold annually to this game at Turner Field making it one of the nation’s largest college baseball games each year. The record attendance for the Kauffman Tire Spring Baseball Classic for Kids is 28,836, set May 11, 2004 (a 12-5 Tech win).
[su_spacer size=”40″] Georgia’s top pitcher this season has been two-way standout seniorJared Walsh. He is 4-2 with a 2.86 ERA in 13 appearances including seven starts while batting .306-3-21 in 39 games including 37 starts as either a DH/1B/OF.  He hit a game-tying home run to start the ninth in an eventual 6-1 series-clinching win in 10 innings at Kentucky last Sunday. Also, he batted .417 (5-12 with 3 walks) in the series. Walsh will get the start Tuesday against Tech as part of a staff night that will likely feature Mike MancusoTaylor HicksBo TuckerZach Waters and Jared CheekGeorgia Tech will employ a staff night on the mound as well starting with junior right-hander Cole Pitts (0-5, 6.98 ERA).
[su_spacer size=”40″] All-Time Top College Baseball Crowds For A Regular Season Game
[su_spacer size=”10″] 40,106 — Houston vs. San Diego St. (Petco Park, San Diego, Calif.), March 11, 2004

28,836 — Georgia vs  Georgia Tech (Turner Field, Atlanta, Ga.), May 11, 2004

27,673 — LSU vs. Tulane (Superdome, New Orleans, La.), April 10, 2002
[su_spacer size=”40″] Tickets For Georgia vs Georgia Tech At Turner Field
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Fans can purchase individual tickets at the gate on game day for $12 each.  Parking will be $5 each for cars and $35 each for buses in the lots directly across the street from Turner Field.

– The gates will open at 5 pm and the game begins at 7:00pm

– Concession stands will be open for this game at the stadium

– Tailgating rules that apply for Braves games apply for this game

– All proceeds from this game benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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