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Fans' guide to the 2009 season

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TELEVISION

* Game broadcasts: Comcast SportsNet will air 107 games (all in high definition). All games that air at 7 p.m. will be replayed at 10:30. Myphl17 replaces CW57 as a Phillies affiliate and will air 45 games.

* Broadcast team: Harry Kalas, Chris Wheeler, Gary Matthews and Tom McCarthy. Here is the lineup by inning: 1-2, Kalas and Wheeler; 3, Kalas, Wheeler, Matthews; 4-5, McCarthy and Matthews; 6, McCarthy, Wheeler and Matthews; 7-9, Kalas and Wheeler. McCarthy will serve as a roving reporter when not in the booth.

* Pregame show: "Phillies Pregame Live" airs before games on Comcast SportsNet. It will be part of "SportsNite" for 7 p.m. games and a standalone program for games with other start times.

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  • * Postgame show: "Phillies Postgame Live" airs after games on Comcast SportsNet, with a member of the CSN team and analysis from Mitch Williams and Ricky Botallico. The show features manager Charlie Manuel's news conference and clubhouse postgame reaction.

    * Weekly: "Phillies Clubhouse" airs most Mondays at 7 p.m., hosted by Leslie Gudel.

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    RADIO

    * Game broadcasts: WPHT (1210-AM) is the English flagship; WDAS (1480-AM) is the Spanish flagship. Plus, 19 other stations make up the tristate area of networks.

    * Broadcast team: Scott Franzke, Larry Andersen and Harry Kalas. Here is the lineup by inning: 1-3, Franzke and Andersen; 4, Kalas and Andersen; 5-9, Franzke and Andersen.

    * Broadcaster (Spanish): Danny Martinez.

    * Pregame and postgame: Hosted by Jim Jackson. Pregame show starts 35 minutes before first pitch; Postgame show starts immediately after the game and lasts for about a half-hour.

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    PARKING

    * Cars/Trucks: $12

    * Buses/Limos/RVs: $24 (Any oversized vehicle taking up more than one space will be charged $24)

    * Tailgating: Permitted in lots A-H, J-N (not permitted in lots west of Darien Street and north of Pattison Avenue)

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    PROMOTIONS

    * Fireworks Nights: July 9-10.

    * Dollar Dog Nights: April 20, April 27, May 12, May 25, Sept. 28.

    * Fan Appreciation Day: Oct. 4 (schedule magnet).

    NEW PROMOTIONS

    * April 18: Cole Hamels MVP Baseball and Collectible Tin

    * April 28: Charlie Manuel Bobble Figurine

    * July 25: Photo Day

    * July 26: Shane Victorino Hula Player T-shirt

    * Aug. 19: Brad Lidge Bobble Figurine

    WORLD SERIES-RELATED PROMOTIONS

    * April 5: 2008 World champions pennant

    * April 7: World champions T-shirt

    * April 8: World champions ring ceremony

    * April 19: Phanatic Champions T-shirt

    * April 21: 2008 World champions commemorative ring keychain

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    NEW FOOD

    * Alley Grill (Left Field Plaza behind Harry the K's): Harry the K's chili, Bubba burgers (American, blazin', bacon cheddar and southwestern veggie burgers) and chicken sandwiches (classic, blazin', chargrilled, smothered and chargrilled BLT).

    * Anheuser-Busch Bud Light Rooftop (Ashburn Alley's rooftop): Buffalo chicken sliders, nachos and hot dogs. The area has plasma TVs to watch the game.

    * Bull's BBQ (Ashburn Alley): Bull's half chicken, macaroni and cheese and a kid platter that includes a mini-turkey sandwich, applesauce and macaroni and cheese.

    * Campo's (Ashburn Alley): The Old City deli replaces Rick's Steaks and features a variety of cheesesteaks, including "The Heater," vegan, veggie, chicken and steak. "The Heater" features pepper jack cheese and hot sauce.

    * Hatfield Grill (behind Sections 120, 135 and in Ashburn Alley): Fresh tossed chicken bites with a buffalo or sweet and spice sauce.

    * Funnel Cake portable stand (Ashburn Alley): New menu item includes funnel cake fries.

    * Homemade soups (Philadelphia Water Ice locations in Ashburn Alley and behind Sections 103, 116, 132 and 134): Available during games in cold weather.

    * Nachos (behind Section 122): Monster chicken nachos, chicken quesadillas and veggie quesadillas. The Nachos stands behind Sections 209 and 316 will only offer monster chicken nachos as part of their new menus.

    * Vegan/Vegetarian options: Alley Grill, Nacho Portable Stand, Planet Hoagie (wraps, hoagies, sandwiches and salads) and South Philly Markets all serve either vegetarian or vegan items.
     

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