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Drillers mascot Hornsby will greet fans at DrillersFest 2019 scheduled Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ONEOK Field. TULSA WORLD file photo

With less than three weeks remaining before the season opener, fans are invited to ONEOK Field on Saturday for DrillersFest 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Admission is free, and it will be the first opportunity to purchase individual tickets for all of the Tulsa Drillers’ 70 home games and the Oklahoma State-Oklahoma game scheduled May 10 at ONEOK Field. The Drillers’ schedule includes 20 fireworks shows. Tickets also will be available for the Harsco Texas League All-Star Game scheduled June 25 at ONEOK Field.

Fans will also be able to view and take pictures with the Drillers’ 2018 Texas League championship trophy. New championship merchandise will be available.

During the event, fans can also take behind-the-scenes tours and test their skills in the indoor batting cage.

There also will be appearances by Hornsby and Inflata-Bull, and a free face painter and balloon artist.

Free hot dogs and sodas are offered for fans purchasing tickets.

Drillers full-season and mini-plan members will be able to pick up their ticket packages in the Conference Center on the suite level.

Tickets also can be purchased starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at tulsadrillers.com and by calling 918-744-5901.

The Drillers host the Arkansas Travelers in the season opener at 7:05 p.m. April 4.

Sports Writer

Barry covers pro baseball, including the Tulsa Drillers, coordinates the World's high school sports coverage, and writes on high school football and basketball. Phone: 918-581-8393