They built it, but without the Vancouver Canadians playing in it, people have not been coming to Nat Bailey Stadium to hear the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd this summer. Now a September series of baseball-themed outdoor movie screenings will give Vancouverites a different kind of way to take themselves out to the ball game.
Fresh Air Cinema, with the help of sponsor FortisBC, is hosting three nights of movies at Nat Bailey. Admission is by donation, with the money going to the Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation.
The expected attendance is 750 people, and the suggested donation is $10 per ticket. Each attendee must purchase their own ticket to attend.
The venue will honour all provincial health officer orders regarding vaccine passports for events, and social distancing must be maintained while on site.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie begins at 7:30 p.m.
Here's the schedule:
- Sept. 23: A League of Their Own (Tickets)
- Sept. 24: Field of Dreams: (Tickets)
- Sept. 25: The Rookie (Tickets)
Now, we know there's no crying in baseball, but what's the rule for crying at baseball movies?