Hoots open the 2024 regular season at home against the Alton River Dragons on May 28
O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, members of the Prospect League, today announced their 56-game 2024 summer schedule. The team will play 28 home games and 28 road games beginning with their Home Opener on Tuesday, May 28 against the Alton River Dragons.
“May 28 will be here before we know it and I cannot wait to see fans packing the stands at CarShield Field!” Hoots General Manager David Schmoll said. “Our players and coaches are eager to get here and our staff is hard at work preparing for another great summer of Hoots baseball.”
For the first time, the Hoots open their schedule on a Tuesday, which will feature a special promotion that will be announced tomorrow, January 5, and will end regular season play on Wednesday, July 31. The schedule features five Fridays and four Saturday nights with theme nights and additional entertainment. Rounding out the schedule are three Tuesdays, six Wednesdays, five Thursdays (two double headers) and three Sundays. A full promotional calendar will be announced in the coming weeks including fireworks, character appearances and special performances.
The Hoots will see a healthy mix of opponents visiting CarShield Field in 2024. The Hoots will host one of the two newest Prospect League teams, the Hendersonville, Tennessee-based Full Count Rhythm, for a double-header matchup on June 27. The rivalry against the 2022 Runners Up Alton River Dragons continues this summer with five games in O’Fallon and five in Alton. The Hoots will play host to Springfield and Cape for four games, Thrillville (Marion, Ill.), Clinton, and Jackson for three, and Normal and Burlington for two games each.
Once again, the season will be broken up into two halves. The first half will end after all games played on June 30 and the second half will start on July 1, with the first half division winner hosting the second half division winner in a one-game playoff to start the Prospect League playoffs.
All regular season, single home games will have a 6:35 p.m. first pitch. Doubleheaders will start at 5:35 p.m. and will feature two, seven-inning games. Tickets for doubleheader dates are valid for both games.
More information about the 2024 Prospect League Season and other special events will be available soon. For up-to-the-minute information about the Hoots, visit ofallonhoots.com or follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About the O’Fallon Hoots
The O’Fallon Hoots began play in O’Fallon, Missouri in May 2020 after relocating from Hannibal, Missouri following the 2019 season. The Hoots provide fun and affordable things to do in the O’Fallon and St. Charles County areas. For tickets, merchandise, or any team information, visit ofallonhoots.com.