Monday, February 27, 2012

Peanut Allergy: Attention Chicago White Sox Fans

The folks at the Chicago White Sox contacted me recently to let me know about a peanut controlled game coming up next month - so cool!  Here are the details:

Reserved Seating Area Will Provide Haven for Fans Who Suffer Severe Peanut Allergies 
CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox will host a “Peanut-Controlled Zone” on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 7:10 p.m. against the Baltimore Orioles.

To provide fans who suffer from severe peanut allergies with the safest environment possible, no peanuts, nor anything containing peanuts, will be allowed or sold in three reserved sections of the Club Level at U.S. Cellular Field.   The concession stands closest to those special sections will not sell peanuts and the area will be meticulously cleaned and inspected prior to the game.

“This is another example of us responding to fan feedback,” said Brooks Boyer, White Sox senior vice president of sales and marketing.  “Hopefully, some of our fans and families who typically could not attend a White Sox home game due to potential allergic reactions will be able to enjoy an evening of White Sox baseball at U.S. Cellular Field.” 

The tickets are specially priced at $36.50 and include $10 in “Bonus Bux” that can be used to buy food and beverage at any permanent club level concession stand.  There are approximately 200 seats available, so fans are encouraged to order tickets early.

For the least peanut-exposed path to the game, the club suggests entering through the Chicago Sports Depot near Gate 5 on the north side of 35th Street. From the second level exit of the store, escalators lead up to a bridge over the street which ends at the Club Level concourse.

Fans interested in purchasing tickets and seating in the peanut-free section should email or call Dustin Milliken at or (312) 674-5186.
I LOVE that they tell you about the 'least peanut-exposed path to the game'.  THAT RULES.

BIG thumbs up to the White Sox!!



kristyliz said...

That is really awesome! My son has peanut allergies, but only if eaten. I hope others team in other cities will follow!!!

Mamadizastre said...

Super cool, I got a super allergy son who we haven't ever taken to sports games because of his allergy! I agree with kristyliz, I hope other teams follow!

Anonymous said...

I hope the Yankees will do this also.