09/29/2004 3:05 PM ET
Braves to host 'Rally Monday'
Ticket deal highlights pep rally in downtown Atlanta
ATLANTA -- Preparing for their 13th consecutive trip to the postseason, the Braves will stage a pep rally at CNN Center on Monday afternoon. The event, which will run from Noon-1 p.m., is part of a Major League Baseball initiative entitled "Rally Monday".
By Mark Bowman / MLB.com
Fans who attend the rally will have the opportunity to take advantage of a special ticket offer. If they purchase two Division Series Game 1 tickets at the event, they'll be given two complimentary tickets for the Division Series Game 2.
In addition to the special ticket offer, fans will also have the opportunity to win playoff tickets and Braves merchandise through raffles. Game-worn jerseys and game-used pitching rubbers and bases are among the items that will be attainable through the raffle.
A Grand Prize winner will be give a "Braves World Series Package". With this package, they'll receive tickets to every potential postseason game that will be played in Atlanta.
Braves Hall of Fame announcer Ernie Johnson Sr. will emcee the event. General manager John Schuerholz and Mayor Shirley Franklin are expected to attend.
Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.