FRISCO (JUNE 14, 2013) — The Frisco RoughRiders will host Police and Firefighter Nights on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 at Dr Pepper Ballpark. At the games, donations will be collected for the victims of the West, Texas explosion.

Game time both nights is 7:05 p.m.

Firefighters will walk up and down the aisles at the end of the sixth inning on Friday, asking fans to “fill the boot” with donations for West. Firefighters will again be taking donations at the end of the fifth inning of Saturday’s game.

The North Texas firefighters’ Pipe and Drum band will perform a pre-game concert, with firefighters from Frisco, Plano, Addison, Rowlett and Keller playing in the band. The Honor Guard from the Frisco Fire Department will present the nation’s colors at the beginning of both Friday’s and Saturday’s games.

The RoughRiders are currently on a season-long 12-game home stand and are in the midst of a series against the Corpus Christi Hooks. For information on tickets to see the RoughRiders in 2013, please call 972-731-9200, email or visit


About the Frisco RoughRiders

The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A Affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. The team has finished first in all of Double-A Baseball in attendance in each season from 2005-12. The RoughRiders are also owned by Mandalay Sports Entertainment, winners of the “Baseball Organization of the Year” in 2008 by Ballpark Digest. For more information on Mandalay Baseball Properties, the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please contact Alex Vispoli at 972-334-1976 or via email at For ticket information, call 972-731-9200 or visit