Break out the tissues and cracker jack?
Fresno Grizzlies’ mascot Parker T. Bear has officially become an ordained minister and will perform in-ballpark marriages, the team announced Tuesday.
It’s part of Triple-A Fresno’s promotion “My Big Fat Fresno Wedding Show” that’s scheduled for Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Dodgers. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. at Chukchansi Park.
The concourse will be lined with non-mascot wedding vendors and Parker will be available to marry anyone interested (for reals) as well as officiate vow renewals.
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Couples interested in taking the plunge with Parker can do it for $20, which includes two tickets to the game. Note, however, that a marriage license will be needed for a Parker-officiated wedding.
“People get married without a big wedding all the time. We’re just providing the most colorful backdrop for it,” Grizzlies marketing director Sam Hansen said. “Getting hitched by Parker at a Grizzlies game will be a memory that lasts a lifetime.”