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Biscuits gearing up for season

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Montgomery resident Jim Eiland says he's a die hard Biscuits fan.

"I've had tickets every year they've been here," Eiland said.

Eiland is super excited about this season. He picked up his season tickets in advance and even checked out his seat. This year he says there was a bonus when he opened the ticket envelope.

"They give you a ticket for opening day also, so I got 13 for the price of 12," Eiland said.

Something new this season is the Biscuits vision HD scoreboard. That new screen debuted at the Max Capital City Classic, now Biscuits fans will experience it for the first home game.

"It's completely different. You really have to come out here and see it to appreciate the difference between what it was in the past and what it is now," Biscuits Radio Broadcaster Joe Davis said.

Officials say for the first time in the Biscuits history, the team will play 15 straight home games.

"I know we average about 4,000 fans a game and we're always in the top three in the league," Davis said.

Davis says there are more than a dozen MAX firework spectacular shows throughout the season., plus, other promotional specials like Military Wednesday and Dollar Dog Tuesdays.

"We've got the Thirsty Thursdays concert series that will be most Thursdays throughout the summer," Davis said.

The first home game is Sunday, April 15th against the Mobile Bay Bears. First pitch is at 5:35p.m.

Meet the team day is Wednesday, April 4th at the Riverwalk Stadium.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 31st.

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