INDIANAPOLIS – The 2020 NBA Playoffs are coming to the corner of West & Maryland from afar on Monday, Aug. 24, as the Indiana Pacers clash with the Miami Heat in Game 4 of their first-round series. The game will air live on Victory Field’s right field video board, with gates opening at 5:30 PM before the contest tips off at 6:30 PM. Limited tickets are available, and proceeds from the watch party will benefit youth programs supported by Indiana Sports Corp.
“Victory Field has always been a gathering place for family and friends through the game of baseball. While 2020 has been a challenging year, it has given our organization unique opportunities to create and host memorable experiences at the ballpark,” said Randy Lewandowski, Indianapolis Indians President & General Manager. “Thanks to our partnership with Indiana Sports Corp, we can rally together to support the next generation of Hoosiers and our hometown Pacers, who hope to bring a crucial Game 4 victory back to the Circle City.”
Tickets in the lower seating bowl are just $10, and premium seating is also available in the new Elements Financial Club for $25 per ticket. Tickets must be purchased in advance online at IndyIndians.com/Pacers. Questions can be directed to Tickets@IndyIndians.com.
“This is a safe and fun way for everyone to gather and cheer on our Pacers while also raising some charitable dollars to support youth sports programs in our community,” said Ryan Vaughn, Indiana Sports Corp President. “This viewing party is another powerful example of the partnerships and collaboration that exist in Indy.”
“While we miss the energy and passion our Pacers fans bring to the Fieldhouse, especially during the playoffs, giving folks the chance to safely cheer on the team at iconic Victory Field is truly the next best thing,” said Rick Fuson, Pacers Sports & Entertainment President & COO. “What a partnership, and what an opportunity for our fans! Our players and staff feel the love and support of our city, so I look forward to seeing everyone out at the ballpark for some Pacers playoff action!”
Spectators can park for $5 in the Victory Field parking lot, where cash is the only accepted form of payment. Concessions will also be open, where credit and debit cards are the only accepted forms of payment.
About Indiana Sports Corp
Founded in 1979 as the nation’s first sports commission, Indiana Sports Corp is a not-for-profit organization focused on bringing premier sporting events to Indiana to drive economic vitality, facilitate a vibrant community with civic pride and garner positive media attention. Because of this, Indiana Sports Corp is able to provide positive, sports-related opportunities for youth in the community. For more information, please visit IndianaSportsCorp.org.
About the Indianapolis Indians
The Indianapolis Indians are the professional Triple-A baseball club affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. In continuous operation since 1902, the organization believes in creating affordable and memorable experiences for fans so they can grow closer together with family, friends and the community through the game of baseball. The Indians play their home games at Victory Field, a 13,750-seat ballpark located in downtown Indianapolis and White River State Park. The venue opened in 1996 and has received numerous national accolades as one of the best minor league ballparks in the United States. The team has led Minor League Baseball in combined total attendance over the past 10 seasons. In 2018, the organization was recognized as Ballpark Digest Team of the Year. It was also named a 2019 Best Places to Work by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
About Pacers Sports & Entertainment
Pacers Sports & Entertainment is an integrated sports and entertainment company including the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Pacers Gaming, Pacers Foundation, Inc., and operations of Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Its team of inspired and dedicated employees has a shared purpose of winning through a commitment to excellence, serving the local community and entertaining fans and guests.