Win Tickets to See the G-Braves

Enter to win a family pack of four tickets to a Gwinnett Braves game at Coolray Field.

Baseball is America’s pastime. And now Dacula Patch is giving you and your family or friends a chance to join us at the ballpark to watch the Gwinnett Braves take on the Charlotte Knights. You could win a family four pack of tickets to the game on Friday, June 1 at 7:05 p.m. at  in Lawrenceville.

Entering is easy. Just scroll down and comment on this article by Tuesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. telling us why you love baseball or going to ballgames. We’ll randomly choose a winner from the comments.

All nine of the Gwinnett Patches are participating, so visit your neighbor sites and enter on each site. Each Patch will choose a winner, but you can only win one set of tickets.

Now, play ball!

John Cook May 02, 2012 at 05:21 PM
Baseball affords us the opportunity to dream and fulfill dreams. A lot of children dream of getting a baseball glove. Going to a game allows more dreams. The young dream of the future. Adults dream of days past. The players dream of winning.
Misti Bonduris May 02, 2012 at 05:44 PM
I have two boys that play little league ball and they love to watch the G- Braves play! It makes for a close by fun-filled family night!!
Cathy Gibbons May 02, 2012 at 11:35 PM
I live next door to the family that lost everything on Sunday in a house fire. I would give the tickets to the kids so they can have some good old American fun. Baseball, hotdogs and apple pie.
Vanzetta Evans (Editor) May 03, 2012 at 02:48 PM
Thanks for entering guys! Don't forget, you can increase your chances of winning by visiting the other Gwinnett Patches and entering on their sites: http://duluth.patch.com http://lawrenceville-ga.patch.com http://lilburn.patch.com http://loganville.patch.com http://norcross.patch.com http://peachtreecorners.patch.com http://snellville.patch.com http://suwanee.patch.com
Jennifer Turner May 03, 2012 at 03:07 PM
Would love to take my son to a game!
Matt Hermes May 03, 2012 at 03:18 PM
Easy answer. Cost is excellent. Park is awesome and both kid and family friendly. Tailgating area is perfect for grilling and tossing the baseball with the kids. Thank goodness for baseball in Gwinnett!
Anthony and Elizabeth Pope May 03, 2012 at 06:43 PM
We have 4 boys and 4 girls so, sometimes going to see a baseball game is an affordable way to get out and enjoy something outside of the home.. as so far two of our boys have played baseball and enjoy the sport we would love to go see the gwinnett braves.
Ellen May 04, 2012 at 05:37 PM
I have been an Atlanta Braves fan since 1983 when my friend and I would go to Fulton co stadium and watch them play and consistently through the years. Baseball is one of my favorite sports! Now that I have boys, I want them to have the same excitement that I did and still do about baseball. There is no better way than to do this in my own back yard with the Gwinnett Braves.
Michele Terrette May 04, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Would love, love, love these tickets!!!! This would make a nice graduation gift for my son!
Tim Sullivan May 04, 2012 at 07:15 PM
Pick Me Pick Me!
M.K. OSBORNE May 04, 2012 at 07:30 PM
Baseball been berry berry good to me , me and pasqual is riding around 285 looking for the stadium.
Mary May 04, 2012 at 10:53 PM
Have yet to go to a game at Coolray, and would love to go!!
JBeck May 06, 2012 at 02:21 PM
We are new to the area and I think this would be a neat experience for my 5 year old son. He played baseball last year and he misses it.
holly frilot May 06, 2012 at 05:44 PM
My five-year-old would love for our whole family to go. Go Braves!
Andrea Jackson May 06, 2012 at 06:07 PM
My boys love going to Gwinnett Braves games! It's something we hope to do this summer as a Mommy/Sons date night. :)
Alicia Allen May 07, 2012 at 01:47 PM
We love Gwinnett Braves because minor leagues try harder. There's always good seating, and it's not too big and hectic to walk around the stadium while watching the game. The games are higher scoring, and the traffic isn't bad at all. And you can get Tomahawk beer, which is only sold in Braves stadiums!
Sarah Estes May 07, 2012 at 03:41 PM
We love the Gwinnett Braves, it is a great family outing.
MDG May 07, 2012 at 04:49 PM
I love going to Coolray Field to see the Gwinnett Braves! The staff, facility and being closer to the game is just awesome!
Sara Toth May 07, 2012 at 04:51 PM
I have a 13 year old and a 10 year old that would love to go to the Gwinnett Braves. My son is a middle schooler and is in need of encouragment... It is very hard beening a middle schooler and he is gooding through a hard time right know and this would be a great encoragment for him and my 10 year old as well. Thank you for your contest... Sara Toth
Lisa Marchant Harris May 07, 2012 at 06:17 PM
Living in Gwinnett is so awesome & we LOVE watching the Gwinnett Braves. As a local Realtor, I believe this is one of the great benefits about living our area!! We are celebrating our daughter's college graduation & we are bringing ALL of the out of town family members to watch the Gwinnett Braves. It is such a great family event for building memories that will be with us forever.
Nic Echols May 07, 2012 at 06:33 PM
There's nothing like a warm evening, a good hotdog, family and a Gwinnett Braves baseball game! It's one of our favorite things to do right here in Gwinnett County. Go Braves!
Clarissa May 07, 2012 at 09:24 PM
Born and raised in Virginia, I've been watching the Gwinnett Braves, formerly the Richmond Braves, since I was a kid. Conveniently, I moved to Gwinnett and the Richmond Braves did too! Baseball is my favorite sport and Gwinnett is by far my favorite team! I'm grateful I've been able to keep up with the same team for an extensive number of years and would be honored to win tickets to the June 1st game courtesy of the Dacula Patch. Go Gwinnett Braves!!!
Cindy Jones May 07, 2012 at 10:26 PM
We love to go watch the G Braves play and having free tickets would be awesome!
Joshua Willard May 07, 2012 at 10:44 PM
Growing up, my dad was an umpire, so i practically lived at the ballpark. Whether i was playing or just watching him call, i was, and still am, starstruck by the game. Dad can't call anymore, but we love to sit and watch games together, and talk about the "glory days" at the park. We havent gotten to go to many games in person, so seeing one together in person is as exciting to me as if i had won the world series!
Dacula O May 08, 2012 at 10:11 AM
Baseball is just timeless... Takes back to childhood memories that I want to pass along to my children. Love that we can do it nearby!
Richard Clemons May 08, 2012 at 01:10 PM
Hey, take me out to the ball game!
Cynthia Montgomery May 08, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Gas is still over $3, the floors need mopping, the laundry is two stories high, the clients are calling every hour, and dinner is PB&J... again! G BRAVES.....take me away! Close to home, cool breeze of the night air, sounds of children laughing, and the crack of the bat and all is right with the world again!
janie hiam May 08, 2012 at 03:15 PM
My 7 yr old son and soon to be 3 yr old son are die hard baseball fans. They both started playing at 2 as soon as they could pick a bat up and they are naturals. My 7 yr old has growth hormone deficiency and looks like he is about 4, but he has the heart of a lion. When he steps on the field to play people are pretty amazed. Because of his size they don't expect so much in a small package. He never gives up and is so caring. His little brother wants to be just like him. Baseball is in their hearts and in their blood. My daughter just fell in love with softball after years of soccer. We all love the Gwinnett Braves games, they are full of family fun things and the kids love being so close to a "real game" I know they dream of playing on the "big" field one day with all of their heros they get to watch right now
Dan Barnhill May 08, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Why do I love baseball? Baseball is the “Truest” of all games! It’s a game of skill, trust and teamwork. Like life itself, it's a game of live examples. Each player has to listen to each other, respect each other and trust each other in order to win. That's why I love baseball and it's also why I enjoy taking my wife and grand kids to the games. I like to see them watching each team all the while learning how to work things out together themselves. My wife and grand kids don't know they are also learning how to work things out together in life but they are. Baseball teaches us how to have fun and how to laugh. We all learn by watching other people enjoy life. Baseball is a wonderful life lesson. I love baseball because "We" are always right there n the game with the players.
Denny Wood May 08, 2012 at 06:43 PM
Baseball is a time-honored tradition where every live pitch, smack of a glove or crack of a bat floods my senses with memories of moments shared alongside loved ones separated now by distance or astral plane. An evening flight over the Heartland, revealing the diamond glow of rural ballfields offers the most assuring comfort that, as Americans, we're still on the right track.


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