K-State Day at the K Set for June 3

Mark Simoneau

May 25, 2012

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State fans will have the opportunity to fill Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, June 3, as the Kansas City Royals host the Oakland A’s for K-State Day at The K presented by FOX Sports Kansas City and Kansas Sampler.

Fans will be able to pick up season ticket information for K-State football and volleyball home seasons at the game, which is set for a 1:10 p.m., first pitch. Former Wildcats Mark Simoneau, who was recently elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, and Tysyn Hartman, now a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Not only is it a Family Funday Sunday at the ballpark, but the first 750 Wildcat fans who bring their K-State Day discounted ticket to the K-State table located just inside Gate B directly to the right of the spiral ramp will receive a limited edition purple and white KC Royals K-State Cap. Gates open at 11:30 a.m.

Additionally, K-State fans are invited to arrive early to tailgate in a special reserved tailgating spot in Lot N.

To purchase tickets for K-State Day at The K, fans can do so by logging on to www.royals.com/kstate. For orders of 20 or more, questions, or additional information, contact Britt Gardner at 816-504-4174 or by email at britt.gardner@royals.com.

K-State opens the 2012 football season September 1 with a home game against Missouri State. Season tickets for the seven-game home schedule remain available. For more information regarding tickets, contact the K-State Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-221-CATS or visit www.k-statesports.com.

Also, fans can visit www.kstatesports.com/16Goals to view the latest 2012 promotional video featuring the 16 Wildcat Goals for Success.