The Frisco RoughRiders (Class AA; Texas League) are welcoming a special guest on April 21, as Didi Conn is set to appear for Tribute to Grease Night.
As part of Tribute to Grease Night, Conn, the actress who Frenchie in the Grease movie franchise , is judging a Frenchie lookalike contest during the game.
Conn joins an exciting list of celebrities scheduled to appear at Dr Pepper Ballpark this season. The lineup includes Bob Eubanks (Retro Game Show Night, Saturday, July 15), Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann in Gilligan’s Island (Tribute to Gilligan’s Island Night, Friday, July 21) and Dennis Haskins, aka Mr. Belding in Saved by the Bell (90’s Nite, Saturday, Aug. 19).
Celebrity theme nights allow fans the opportunity to meet their favorite stars as part of free autograph sessions, along with other promotional activities before and during that night’s game.
In total, the Riders will host more than 30 theme nights in 2017, including Strikeout Cancer Weekend (Friday-Sunday, June 2-4); Bark in the Park Nights (Sunday, April 23; Monday, June 19 and Wednesday, Aug. 30); Take MEOW to the Ballgame (Sunday, May 21); Cinco de Mayo (Friday, May 5, Riders become Los Jinetes and mariachi bands perform); Faith Night with post-game concert (Saturday, July 22); State Fair Night (Friday, Sept. 1); and College Night (Saturday, Sept. 2).