Published: Jul 01, 2011 8:10 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 01, 2011 7:10 PM EDT

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Rick Scott, Governor of Florida is to make a special appearance in Port Charlotte on the Fourth of July. Scott will be throwing out the first pitch before the Stone Crabs take on the Jupiter Hammerheads at 6:30 p.m.

Governor Scott who resides in Naples, Fla will help kick off the night of fun and games which will end with a fireworks extravaganza sponsored by Miller Lite and the Herald Tribune.

Immediately following Scott’s pitch the Stone Crabs will take on the Jupiter Hammerheads, gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the first pitch is scheduled to be thrown out at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets range from just $6-11 for home games and are available three ways: visiting the Charlotte Sports Park box office, calling 941-206-HITS (4487), or visiting For a full promotional schedule with descriptions of each event, please visit or call 941-206-HITS (4487).