Thursday, February 21, 2013
Watch the Bowie Baysox mascot get down in this popular internet meme.
The wildly popular "Harlem Shake" Internet meme has made it's way into Prince George's Stadium. In this YouTube video dated Feb. 20, you can watch Bowie Baysox mascot Louie and several of his costumed pals busting a move to the first 30 seconds DJ Baauer's "Harlem Shake." The video begins with Louie getting down solo. When the bass drops, the scene cuts to Louie and his strangely attired friends dancing in a somewhat haphazard manner. Have you and your friends made your own "Harlem Shake" videos? Show Patch your moves! You can upload your own videos to this post.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Boxes of food, warm clothing and toys were donated to families in need.
Louie’s Holiday Hope Project, the Bowie Baysox baseball team's program to help local families in need, helped 16 families during the 2012 holiday season, according to a news release. Partnering with the Prince George’s County Fire Department (PGFD), the Bowie Police Department and Bowie Youth & Family Services, the Baysox and the team mascot, Louie, were able to provide the families, which included 39 children, with food, coats and Christmas gifts. “Louie’s Holiday Hope Project had another very successful year of assisting families in need around the holidays,” said Baysox Marketing Director Brandan Kaiser. “Every year this program grows thanks to the great support from the community and all the donations we receive. The Baysox would like…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The team is accepting donations and family nominations for their annual Louie's Holiday Hope Project.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Bowie Baysox are bring back Louie’s Holiday Hope Project to help local families in need during the holiday season. Last year, the the project was able to help 21 families with 48 children and hopes to help even more this year through onigoing partnerships with the Prince George’s County Fire Department, the Bowie Police Department and Bowie Youth & Family services, according to a press release. The program began in 2007 by helping out a couple of local families. Brian Shallcross, the Baysox general manager, is pleased with the program’s growth. “Our partners and our fans have rallied behind Louie through donations and also for finding local families whose holidays we can make a little more enjoyable,” …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The Tulip Gulch Haunted House will be hosted in the Bowie Baysox Prince George's Stadium for the 11th year.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Looking for a good scare? Tulip Gulch Production's Doomsday Asylum Haunted House opens at Prince George's Stadium this Friday, Oct. 5 and will run weekends in October and Oct. 29-31. The longest running, locally produced, all volunteer haunted attraction is in its 26th year, and this is the 11th year the event has been hosted at Prince George's Stadium, according to Tulip Gulch Production co-owners Mark Torsani and Gary Fischer. Each year, a portion of proceeds go to support local charities. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 on the Baysox website or for $17 at the door. Friday, Oct. 12 is Patch Night, and all Patch readers will be eligible for a $5 discount. Order using this link, and the discount code PATCH (all caps) for …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dylan Bundy, 19, will be the youngest Orioles player to make a major league debut in more than 40 years.
Bowie Baysox right-handed pitcher Dylan Bundy was called up to the majors Wednesday morning, according to a Baltimore Orioles press release. Bundy made his Baysox debut in August after being called up from Class-A Frederick, and has spent the past several weeks impressing fans and media alike. Following his first minor league season he was named to the Baseball America Minor League All-Star Team and this year he finished his Double-A minor league regular season going 2-0 with a 2.24 ERA in three starts. At just 19 years old, Bundy will be the first Orioles player to make his major league debut before turning 20 since Mike Adamson in 1967, according to the release. Bundy will join 20-year-old infielder Manny Machado, who has been wowing …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The county executive will kickoff his summer reading program Tuesday.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker will kickoff his summer reading book club Tuesday at the Bowie Baysox game. Baker, who began a Read Across Prince George's earlier this year, wants to encourage families to read together over the summer to bridge the educational gap between school years. "As I have mentioned on many occasions, I had many reading challenges as a child; however, the more I read, the more confident and capable I became." Baker said. “Educational studies also show that summer reading is pivotal to academic success, vocabulary building and helps prevent catch-up at the on-set of the school year due to loss of knowledge during the summer months.” To suggest books for Baker's Booklist send your name, email address…
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Patch pulls together a few events happening this weekend that you might want to attend.
Anyone who breaks for yard sales won’t want to miss out the these two big ones being held in Bowie this Saturday, May 5. Boy Scout Troop 1249’s annual yard sale will be at St. Matthews United Methodist Church from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ; and there will be a community yard sale held at the Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot, also from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. World Wide Community will be hosting their 3rd Annual Childhood Obesity Awareness Health Fair at Bowie High school from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. Organizers promise healthy foods and entertainment for the whole family. Landlubbers and pirates alike will have a blast at the Darnall’s Chance Museum’s annual Pirate Fest in Upper Marlboro on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is…
Monday, April 23, 2012
Despite late rally, the Baysox fell to Erie 4-3.
After a slow start during Saturday's rainy game, two Baysox home runs in the eighth inning were not enough to bring the team to victory against Erie. Erie scored three runs in a big second inning, and the Baysox were not able to pull ahead. Manager Gary Kendall said the team was not getting enough hits early in the game, but he did see some strong playing in later innings and is feeling positive about the future. “We showed some life at the end of the game,” said Kendall in a statement. “You hate to lose a ballgame, but I liked that we showed some character; we just let an inning get away from us early in the ballgame.” Second baseman Jonathan Schoop hit double to right field in the third inning. Center fielder L.J. Hoes singled to center …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Both the Bowie Baysox and the Washington Nationals are holding auditions on March 10 for performers to sing the national anthem before a home game.
Step away from the mirror and put the hairbrush microphone down. Your chance to sing in front of a crowd has arrived. The Bowie Baysox and the Washington Nationals will both hold auditions on March 10 for performers to sing the national anthem before a game during the 2012 season. The Baysox will host live auditions at Prince George's Stadium on March 10 with registration at 9 a.m. and auditions starting at 9:30 a.m. More than 60 people auditioned last year to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner." One of the most popular local performers in 2011 was Nashville recording artist Ashley Forrest of Crofton. For more information, see the Baysox website. The Nats will also hold their auditions on March 10 but applicants are required to submit a resume…
Monday, June 27, 2011
As part of the Baysox weekend stretch at home, Star Wars night brought out the Sith and Jedi warriors from a galaxy far, far away. We have video and pictures from the night dedicated to Star Wars fanatics.