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Great Opportunities for Local Businesses at Jimmy John’s Field

January 29th, 2016

Utica – When Jimmy John’s Field opens in downtown Utica for the United Shore Professional Baseball League’s inaugural season May 30, 2016 there will be numerous opportunities for sponsorship and hospitality that local businesses can take advantage of. The beautiful ballpark will offer many levels of sponsorships, 24 luxury suites, season tickets, group tickets and summer picnics that businesses can use to promote their brand and provide options for entertaining their employees and clients.

“We appreciate the tremendous support we have already received from businesses in the community,” said Andy Appleby, Chairman of General Sports and Entertainment. “We are looking forward to getting to know more proprietors in the community and creating mutually-beneficial partnerships at Jimmy John’s Field. We feel that not only this will be a crown jewel of the Utica/Sterling Heights/Shelby area, but also throughout Macomb County. ”

Sponsors will receive many great benefits including signage, print and online advertising, on-site consumer displays, video board messaging, and company outings, just to name a few. In addition, sponsors can enjoy unique opportunities such as batting practices with members of the USPBL teams, the opportunity to assign children to be honorary bat boys/girls for select games and opportunities to throw out the first pitch of the game or sing the national anthem.

The ballpark will include 24 state of the art suites located in multiple areas of the field. Suite holders will enjoy many benefits such as VIP parking, full food and beverage menu with concierge service, VIP club access, exclusive invitations to batting practices and youth clinics, autographed team memorabilia and much more. Jimmy John’s Field will also feature 18 Field Level Diamond Tables located down the 1st and 3rd baselines. Their unique location gives ticket-holders the feeling of sitting right in the dugout while enjoying the luxuries of table-side food and beverage service, among other benefits.

Season tickets will be offered at several pricing levels and each will include a variety of benefits such as, concession vouchers, VIP club access, VIP parking, invitations to meet the team events, batting practices, on-field clinics and much more. The stadium will also offer group seating options in three designated party areas, which are ideal for company and group outings as well as family events, birthdays and school field trips.

“We have something for everyone,” Appleby said. “No matter what your budget is we can put together a package that will give you a great experience at the ballpark.”

Construction on Jimmy John’s Field is well underway and on schedule for completion in spring of 2016. The grandstand walls are currently being constructed and the field is starting to take shape.

For more information on any of the opportunities above please contact Matt Schul at (248) 601-2400 or

About United Shore Professional Baseball League

Founded in 2015, the United Shore Professional Baseball League will begin its inaugural season in June of 2016. It will feature three professional baseball teams comprised of former high-level college players who aspire to play in the major leagues. The league will play a 75-game season with all games taking place at Jimmy John’s Field.