Savannah Bananas game postponed Friday, moves to doubleheader Saturday

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 12:  First Base Coach/Dance instructor Maceo Harrison of the Savannah Bananas performs a dance routine their game against the Party Animals at Richmond County Bank Ball Park on August 12, 2023 in New York City.  The Savannah Bananas were part of the Coastal Plain League, a summer collegiate league, for seven seasons. In 2022, the Bananas announced that they were leaving the Coastal Plain League to play Banana Ball year-round. Banana Ball was born out of the idea of making baseball more fast-paced, entertaining, and fun.   (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — The Savannah Bananas are throwing a change-up for their weekend series in Gwinnett County.

The team confirmed to Channel 2′s Alison Mastrangelo that it is rescheduling Friday night’s game due to rain. The Bananas will now host a doubleheader at CoolRay Field on Saturday at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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People who had tickets to Friday’s game will see new tickets in their account for the 12 p.m. game. People with tickets to 7 p.m. game will still be valid at that time.

For Game 1, the parking lot opens at 9 a.m. followed by the gates at 10:30 a.m. For Game 2, the parking lot opens at 4 p.m. followed by the gates at 5:30 p.m.

“All ticket purchasers will receive an email with all ticket related information and details,” the Bananas wrote.

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Ashley Kramlich says periods of heavy rain are possible Friday night with scattered showers likely through Saturday morning, but the rest of the weekend will dry out.


The team says you may see tickets being sold on third-party sites like StubHub and SeatGeek. They warn against purchasing tickets from people on social media accounts and say any fake tickets will not be accepted.

“Banana Ball” has taken the sports world by storm with its silly rules, trick plays and dancing. Tickets for the 2023 tour sold out quickly.

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