BART board president throws first pitch at A's game


BART board president throws first pitch at A's game

Kicks off "BART Double Play Wednesdays"

All eyes will be on BART Board President James Fang tonight as he kicks off the extremely popular "BART Double Play Wednesdays" ticket promotion by throwing out the first pitch at the Oakland A's versus Seattle Mariners game at the Coliseum Stadium. The game starts at 7:05 p.m.

The pitch highlights the beginning of "BART Double Play Wednesdays," where fans can purchase A's Plaza level tickets for $2 and hot dogs for just $1 by calling 877-493-BALL or visiting This ticket promotion has been going on for more than a decade.

"I'm very excited and honored to throw out the first pitch tonight because it kicks off BART's valuable partnership with the team," Fang said. "BART Double Play Wednesdays is the longest-running and most popular A's ticket promotion because it allows families to celebrate America's favorite past time for just $2 per ticket. Of course taking BART to the game allows fans to save both time and money as well by beating highway congestion and avoiding the cost of parking."

Getting to the game on BART couldn't be easier. BART trains pull right into the Coliseum/Oakland Airport BART Station, which is just a short walk to the Coliseum.

At each BART Double Play Wednesdays, two lucky BART riders will win a BART ticket worth $50. Fans simply need to bring their BART ticket to the game to be eligible. Below is a list of upcoming BART Double Play Wednesdays games where $2 tickets are still available:

May 5, 12:35 pm vs Rangers

May 19, 7:05 pm vs Tigers

June 9, 7:05 pm vs. Angels

June 23, 12:35 pm vs. Reds

August 4, 12:35 pm vs Royals

August 18, 12:35 pm vs Blue Jays

September 8, 7:05 pm vs Mariners

September 22, 12:35 pm vs White Socks