Gamecocks fans get to open the season with an early game against Coastal Carolina on Sept. 1.
Then they will have the chance to start Georgia week with a trip down I-20.
The Atlanta Braves will hold South Carolina Day for USC students, alumni and fans on Monday, Sept. 3 for a Labor Day matinee agasint Boston at SunTrust Park. First pitch is 1:30 p.m.
Ticket prices through the South Carolina Day promotion are $54 for terrace reserved, $47 for the home run porch, $32 for the grandstand infield.
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The Braves (51-40) entered play Thursday tied for first-place in the National League East with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Fans who purchased the ticket package will receive a Braves/South Carolina co-branded hat according to a team release. The hat features a black body with a garnet 70s-style Braves “A” on the front and the Gamecock logo on the side.
According to the release: “$3 of every ticket package sold will go back to the Gamecock Student-Athlete Promise Fund. The Gamecock Student-Athlete Promise: A Championship Experience” highlights the athletic department’s six major commitments- 1) cost of education; 2) commitment to academic excellence; 3) commitment to personal and career development; 4) commitment to athletics excellence; 5) comprehensive healthcare; and 6) a vital voice.”