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American Heart Associations Home Runs for Heart

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 8:00 AM
to Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 4:30 AM

8:00 AM - 4:30 AM

8:00 AM - 4:30 AM See all dates and Times


Join the American Heart Association’s Home Runs for Heart with the Philadelphia Phillies on April 30 and May 1 Step Up to Homeplate & Strike Out Heart Disease

Media Contact: Caitlin Conran, American Heart Association
215-575-5227 / [email protected]

WHO: American Heart Association & Philadelphia Phillies

WHAT: 21st Annual Home Runs for Heart in honor of Richie Ashburn, legendary Hall of Fame Philadelphia Phillies player and broadcaster, who died of a heart attack in 1997. Members of the public are invited to take 20 swings from the home plate at Citizens Bank Park, then have the opportunity to take a 30-minute turn at fielding.
Tickets are available for purchase through the website: www.heart.org/homeruns

WHEN: Monday, April 30 & Tuesday, May 1
8:00 AM – 4:15 PM

VISUALS: - Teams batting + shagging on the field
- Tours of the stadium
- Tailgate games + activities
- VIP lunch 12:00-2:00 PM

WHERE: Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Enter the stadium through the Press Entrance on Darien Street. Parking in Lot P

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of Philadelphians and physical inactivity doubles the risk. The American Heart Association’s Healthy For Good movement helps Philadelphians get moving and reduce risk by creating a culture of physical activity.

Home Runs for Heart directly supports not just this campaign, but also funds groundbreaking research at our local hospitals and universities along with lifesaving educational programs across our City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection.


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