Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees & San Francisco Giants Announce Jerry Garcia 80th Birthday Celebrations

Take advantage of special ticket offers to receive a Jerry Garcia Bobblehead (Yankes/Red Sox) or T-Shirt (Giants).

By Scott Bernstein Jul 11, 2022 12:32 pm PDT

Major League Baseball teams the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants will each honor the upcoming 80th birthday of late Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia with special theme nights. A portion of proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the Rex Foundation, the Grateful Dead’s non-profit charitable organization. All three MLB teams prepped event merch for the occasion including Yankee and Red Sox Jerry Garcia bobbleheads and a t-shirt combining Grateful Dead and Giants imagery.

Yankee Stadium will host Jerry Garcia Night on August 1. The New York Yankees will take on the Seattle Mariners on what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 80th birthday. The first 1,000 fans who buy tickets through this page will receive a New York Yankees Jerry Garcia Bobblehead. A redemption table will be located on the Field Level (100 Level) next to Gate 2 up to 60 minutes following the scheduled first pitch to pick up the item.


Fenway Park will host Jerry Day on August 9. The Boston Red Sox go up against the Atlanta Braves on Jerry Day. Grateful Dead tribute act Playing Dead will perform a set of Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia songs before the first pitch. Ticketholders who purchase a ticket for the game via this special offer will receive a Boston Red Sox Jerry Garcia Bobblehead.

Baseball fans in Garcia’s hometown of San Francisco will also have a chance to celebrate his 80th birthday at Oracle Park. The San Francisco Giants will play the Los Angeles Dodgers on Jerry Garcia Tribute Night — Tuesday, August 2. Grab a ticket through this offer to get an exclusive Jerry Garcia themed T-Shirt. Live music will be performed before the game with details to come.

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