HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (CBSMiami) – The Miami Marlins are infamous for not being able to draw a crowd to either Sun Life Stadium or Marlins Park, but even the Marlins may not try this to get fans in the stands.
According to CBSSports.com, a minor-league team in Huntsville, Alabama has decided to hold “Second Amendment Night” on July 3rd at the team’s stadium. The Huntsville Stars told fans that if they bring their National Rifle Association membership card they get free admission to the game.READ MORE: SpaceX To Launch On Halloween If It Tames Toilet Trouble
Plus, the Stars plan to raffle off two shot guns and one hand guns during the game, although the team said the guns will not be given to the winners at the game, according to CBSSports.com.
The Stars play in the Southern League and are the Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Southern League also features the Marlins’ Double-A team, the Jacksonville Suns.READ MORE: Mega Job Fair In Sunrise, Companies Looking To Fill 6,000 Positions
The Stars’ general manager, Buck Rogers, told AL.com the promotion is part of a night talking about the Constitution. However, “we’re not touching base on First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, abortion or any that type of stuff. A lot of stuff makes people uncomfortable,” according to AL.com.
Huntsville was at one time most well-known for being the birthplace of the American space industry. The area is still home to Redstone Arsenal Military Base and the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
The area’s Congressman, Republican Mo Brooks, said he would be at the game for the gun raffle. The Stars said security will be increased for the game.