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Barons change schedule of July 4th holiday game

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The Birmingham Barons will change their schedule in the spirit of holiday tradition.

The Barons announced that their game on July 4th against Mississippi will begin at 6:00 P.M. to accommodate the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show.

The game was originally scheduled for 6:30 P.M.

The new time will allow fans to watch the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show from their seats after the game.

"The Barons are excited to give our fans two great traditions on the same night: Watching America's pastime on the Fourth of July and seeing a spectacular fireworks show after the game," Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson said. "We hope that this extra time will provide a buffer between the end of our game and the start of the fireworks show."

The Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:00 P.M.

 

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