EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — The El Paso Chihuahuas are hosting Nickelodeon Night next weekend when they take on the Albuquerque Isotopes.
The event will be held on June 11. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the first pitch is slated for 6:35 p.m.
As part of the night’s festivities, players will don SpongeBob Square Pants jerseys and socks.
The jersey features the yellow sea sponge of the title character SpongeBob, a white collared shirt, a red necktie, and brown shorts. As part of the uniform, the Chihuahuas will also wear SpongeBob’s iconic socks – white with a red and blue stripe.
The specialty jerseys will be auctioned with proceeds benefiting the El Paso Center for Children via the El Paso Chihuahuas Foundation.
Fans can bid on the jersey beginning Thursday, June 9 at 12 p.m.
The auction will conclude at the final out of the game.
Fans can bid on the jersey by texting 844-311-5007.
The night will also include character appearances by SpongeBob Square Pants and his best friend Patrick Star as well as in-game entertainment centered around Nickelodeon and its shows.
Fans are encouraged to participate by wearing their favorite Nickelodeon tees or dressing up as their favorite Nickelodeon character. A limited number of Chihuahuas SpongeBob Square Pants shirts will be available for purchase at the Chihuahuas Team Shop later next week.
Tickets are on sale now at epchihuahuas.com, by calling (915) 533-BASE (2273) or at the Southwest University Park box office.
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