RiverDogs kickoff season with four-day home series

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This Thursday, April 9, the Charleston RiverDogs launch their 2009 season at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park along the banks of the Ashley River.

Read more stories on this subject in our RiverDogs topic page.The season opener has the RiverDogs squared off against the Rome Braves at 7:05 p.m., which is actually the first of a four game home series against the Rome team that ends on Saturday.

There will also be a pre-game Welcoming Parade and everyone in attendance will receive a 2009 RiverDogs Magnet Schedule. It's also a Thirsty Thursday, which means $1 drink and food specials!

Want to know more about the forthcoming season? The Post and Courier's Brian Hicks has a fun little column on the new season.

The stadium is located at 360 Fishburne Street, and tickets for any upcoming RiverDog's games can be purchased online, where you can also get the full schedule.