Stadium - Paul Thomas Sr. Field

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Paul Thomas Sr. Field
1300 5th Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801

ABOUT THE BALLPARK
Paul Thomas Sr. Field sits on the campus of Wenatchee Valley College, where it is home to the Knights during the spring and the AppleSox during the summer. The stadium has a capacity of 1,200 and includes both general admission and premium seating. The premium seats make up the lower bowl around home plate and were originally brought in from the Kingdome before its implosion in March of 2000. Prior to the 2012 season, however, the old Kingdome seats were replaced with brand new premium seating. Our general admission seating is comprised of bleacher seats which include an alcohol-free family seating section. Fans are also welcome to bring their own lawn chairs or a blanket to the park and find a seat in the grass along both foul lines.

PAUL THOMAS SR. FIELD PARK POLICIES

  1. No outside food or beverages can be brought into the park.  The only exception is sealed water bottles.
  2. Wenatchee Valley College rules prohibit smoking in the ballpark, outside the gate, or anywhere on the campus (includes electronic devices).
  3. Please always be courteous to fans by walking BEHIND the bleachers when you are headed to the concessions or rest rooms.
  4. AppleSox players are allowed to run in the ballpark -- fans (and their children) are not.
  5. Alcohol-free family seating is available in the bleacher section directly behind home plate. No beer or wine is allowed in the Positive Life Radio Family Zone.
  6. To purchase beer or wine, you must show identification to prove you are at least 21 years of age. A limit of two alcoholic beverages may be purchased at a time. Beer and wine sales close in the seventh inning.
  7. Please help us keep the college campus clean. Pick up all trash after the game and use the garbage receptacles.
  8. Children leaving the park must always be accompanied by an adult.
  9. Foul baseballs may be exchanged at the ticket booth for a candy bar, or a general admission ticket to our next home game.  
  10. No pets are allowed in the stadium except for service dogs (and our mascot Coyote).
  11. Always watch for foul balls and flying bats throughout the ballpark. Flying objects can be dangerous.

PAUL THOMAS SR. FIELD A to Z Guide

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ALCOHOL

Beer and wine is available at the AppleSox concession stand, operated by Alley Cafe and Catering, based out of Leavenworth, Wash. All alcohol sales are in accordance with local laws and ordinances. To purchase alcohol you must show identification to prove you are at least 21 years of age. A limit of two alcoholic beverages may be purchased at a time. Beer and wine sales close in the seventh inning. Alcohol-free family seating is available in the bleacher section directly behind home plate. No beer or wine is allowed in the Positive Life Radio Family Zone.

ANTHEM SINGERS
Anyone interested in performing the National Anthem at a Wenatchee AppleSox game is invited to contact the AppleSox front office at509-665-6900 or email Ken Osborne at ken@applesox.com for more information.

AUTOGRAPHS
AppleSox fans are encouraged to seek autographs from their favorite players. Guests may seek autographs from the time the main gates open (1 hour, 5 minutes prior to game time) until the announcement of starting lineups (20 minutes prior to game time). Once players are in uniform, prepared to participate in live game action, in accordance with WCL rules, we ask that fans wait until after the game to request further autographs

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BABY CHANGING AREAS

Baby changing stations are available inside the restroom facilities at Paul Thomas Sr. Field. Those restrooms are located just past the concession stand, down the left field line, adjacent to the picnic deck. 

BAGS
Reasonably sized bags are permitted inside Paul Thomas Sr. Field. All bags are subject to search upon entry. (also see Food and/or Bottles, Cans & Outside Beverages). Prohibited items will not be permitted inside the ballpark.

BANNERS AND SIGNS
Banners and signs are permitted at Paul Thomas Sr. Field, provided they do not interfere with the view of other guests or ballpark signage. They should be in good taste and baseball related. The AppleSox reserve the right to remove any banner or sign.

BIRTHDAYS  
Celebrating a birthday at Paul Thomas Sr. Field? Stop by the guest services booth to be included in each night's Happy Birthday announcements. The guest services booth is located behind home plate adjacent to the box office (back side of the press box).

BLEACHER BUDDIES
Seated in the bleachers and looking for a seat back? Check out the AppleSox bleacher buddies located behind the main general admission bleacher section. They are available to use, courtesy of Chelan County PUD.

BOTTLES, CANS, OUTSIDE BEVERAGES, FOOD
No outside food or beverage is permitted inside Paul Thomas Sr. Field, with the exception of baby bottles or sealed water bottles.

BOX OFFICE
The AppleSox box office is located at Paul Thomas Sr. Field, at the main gate, directly behind home plate. The box office opens 1 hour and 5 minutes prior to first pitch on game nights. For ticket inquiries outside of these hours, please call the AppleSox at 509-665-6900.

BULLPENS
The AppleSox bullpen is located down the left field line, in foul territory, and the visitors bullpen is located down the right field line in foul territory. Unless otherwise noted, fans are not permitted past the last section of bleachers on the first base line, or near the visitors bullpen. While fans may sit next to the AppleSox bullpen, the team asks that fans are mindful that players are there to prepare for the game and should not be interfered with. Also, fans should never enter the bullpen area to retrieve a foul or errant baseball. That section of the field is considered in play. Please stay behind the painted white line in the grass. Pitchers and catchers are not available to sign autographs while warming up during the game.

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CAMERAS/VIDEO RECORDING  

Personal, hand-held recording devices are permitted inside Paul Thomas Sr. Field, provided that they do not interfere with other guests' enjoyment of the game, or the progress of the game. Fans may not set up tri-pods or other accessory equipment that fixes the camera in one spot. 

CHILDREN
Children should never be left unaccompanied at Paul Thomas Sr. Field. All children who wish to leave the park, must be accompanied by an adult. For families who wish to sit in a non-alcoholic section, Alcohol-free family seating is available in the bleacher section directly behind home plate. No beer or wine is allowed in the Positive Life Radio Family Zone.

CONCESSIONS
Concession services are provided by Alley Cafe and Catering (Leavenworth). They have a wide array of beverages (alcoholic, and non-alcoholic), snacks, meals, desserts, and ballpark favorites available for purchase, just past the team's souvenir stand on the third base line. No outside food or drink, with the exception of baby bottles or sealed water bottles are permitted at Paul Thomas Sr. Field.

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EXIT/RE-ENTRY

If you need to exit and re-enter Paul Thomas Sr. Field, please be sure to hold on to your ticket stub from that night's game, to be permitted to re-enter the park.

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FAMILY SECTION

Alcohol-free family seating is available in the bleacher section directly behind home plate. No beer or wine is allowed in the Positive Life Radio Family Zone.

FIELD ACCESS
Only AppleSox players, coaches, and staff, or guests accompanied by an AppleSox guest service crew member are permitted to pass the painted white line down the left field line, or the last row of bleachers on the first base side. The AppleSox are committed to fan safety and remind guests that any unauthorized persons entering the field of play are subject to ejection from the premises and/or legal action.

FIRST AID
For assistance with basic first aid, or to report a guest emergency, please notify one of the AppleSox Guest Services staff members (wearing blue AppleSox polos), or visit the guest services booth. We will be happy to assist you. 

FOOD
Please remember that outside food is not permitted at Paul Thomas Sr. Field. Alley Cafe's concessions have many great snack and meal options available for purchase inside the ballpark. 

FOUL BALLS
Fans can exchange any balls that are hit into the stands for a candy bar or general admission ticket to the next AppleSox home game. To exchange a foul ball, visit the AppleSox ticket booth. Remember, batted balls can be dangerous and we ask that you stay alert at all times. If you would like to lessen your risk, you are encouraged to purchase tickets in the lower stadium seating section behind home plate. Those seats, as well as our third base line, are protected by safety netting. The nets on the third base line meet MLB recommendations, established during the 2016 offseason. 

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GATE TIMES

Gates open nightly, one hour and five minutes prior to that night's scheduled first pitch. (Gates open at 6 pm for a 7:05 start, and at 5 pm for a 6:05, Sunday start).

GROUP OUTINGS
Groups of 25 or more save $1.00 on general admission tickets, receive free souvenir programs for everyone in their group, and get a welcome message over the PA system during the game. Contact the AppleSox at 509-665-6900, or visit the box office during tonight's game for more information. Full ticket info is available at: www.applesox.com/tickets

GUEST CONDUCT
The AppleSox are proud to sport the best fans in the WCL. To continue our tradition of success on and off of the field, we ask for your help. 

Guest Conduct Includes and Is Not Limited To:

  1. Do not use foul/abusive language/gestures
  2. Do not interfere with the general enjoyment of the guests throughout the ballpark
  3. Do not use tobacco or cigarettes of any kind (including electronic)
  4. Do not engage in acts of affection not appropriate for a public family environment
  5. Do not disrupt the game or playing environment by throwing objects or trespassing on the playing surface
  6. Do not sit in locations other than your ticketed seat, or general admission section of the ballpark
  7. DO treat all AppleSox and visiting fans, players, coaches, employees, staff members, and other guests with respect

GUEST SERVICES
The AppleSox has a friendly and dedicated guest services team that strives to make your night at the ballpark the best it can be. If you need any assistance at any time during your visit to Paul Thomas Sr. Field, speak to a guest services crew member (wearing blue AppleSox polos), or visit the guest services booth located underneath the press box, behind home plate, facing the box office. 

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LOST AND FOUND

If you happen to lose an item at the ballpark, you can check for the item at the guest services booth before the conclusion of that night's game. For after-hour requests, or to check on a lost item, call 509-665-6900. 

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MERCHANDISE

Looking for some great AppleSox gear? Visit the team's souvenir stand on the third base line, just beyond the main general admission grandstand, and take home your new favorite shirt, cap, sweatshirt, baseball or much more!

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OPEN-AIR BALLPARK
Remember that Paul Thomas Sr. Field is an open-air facility. Please be sure to bring proper clothing, sunscreen, or sealed water bottles to enhance your comfort during each night's game. Select items such as AppleSox sweatshirts and colder-weather gear can be purchased at the team's souvenir stand on the third base line.

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PARKING
The AppleSox have a paved, lighted parking lot available for use, beyond the first base side of the stadium. Approach the campus and Paul Thomas Sr. Field from the 5th street side, and you will find the lot. It is just a short walk from the team's home plate gate. 

PETS
Pets are not permitted at Paul Thomas Sr. Field. Remember, they also should not be left unattended in vehicles in the parking lot. Please leave your pets at home or with a trusted pet-sitter!

PROHIBITED ITEMS
Remember, tobacco and smoking materials of any form (including electric) are prohibited inside of Paul Thomas Sr. Field, along with outside food or beverage of any type (except sealed water bottles or baby bottles). Pets also are not allowed at Paul Thomas Sr. Field.

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QUESTIONS

For any questions, you can always ask an AppleSox staff member, or send an email inquiry to info@applesox.com

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RADIO

If you want to listen to the AppleSox radio broadcast while you're visiting Paul Thomas Sr. Field, you are invited to tune to 93.9 Sunny FM. Each game's pregame show starts 25 minutes prior to first pitch, and postgame shows can also be heard during your drive home from the park on Sunny FM. 

RESTROOMS
Restrooms are located down the third base side at Paul Thomas Sr. Field. They are clearly marked just beyond the team's concession stand, and are located next to the picnic deck. Both restrooms are equipped with baby changing stations. 

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SMOKING POLICY

Smoking, of any kind, is prohibited at Paul Thomas Sr. Field. 

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TICKETS

Season tickets, tickets for tonight's game, or tickets for any upcoming AppleSox home game can be purchased at the box office located by the home plate gate. The box office opens 1 hour and 5 minutes prior to first pitch on game days. Outside of these hours, fans are invited to visit www.applesox.com/tickets for more information.

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WHEELCHAIRS

If you would like assistance at the ballpark, please ask one of our guest service team members upon entry, or at any time during your visit. We are committed to providing an enjoyable experience for all fans, and can help provide a safe and enjoyable seating location. 

WIFI
AppleSox fans can access high-speed internet by searching for the AppleSox Guest network inside Paul Thomas Sr. Field. Internet services provided by: LocalTel.

WILL CALL
If you have tickets placed at Will Call, or complete a ticket order online, those tickets will be available at the AppleSox box office. Please be prepared to show valid identification to claim your tickets.