Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki to throw Rangers first pitch on Mavs Night

Dallas Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) /

Dallas Mavericks Night takes place for the Texas Rangers on June 5 and Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki is scheduled to throw out the first pitch.

Dallas Mavericks fans are in for a special evening on Wednesday. The Texas Rangers are hosting the Baltimore Orioles at Globe Life Park in Arlington, and they are having a Dallas Mavericks Night.

Fans can purchase tickets here. The first 1,200 through the gates with those special stubs receive a unique Rangers and Mavs co-branded baseball cap. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m. CT.

It will be an enjoyable night for supporters of both teams. The Rangers announced that Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki will be throwing out the first pitch on June 5. Fans can see their official tweet below.

It will not be Dirk’s first time throwing out the opening toss for the Rangers. He has done it on multiple occasions including during the 2011 World Series. Here is his first pitch from June 2014.

The Rangers do a series of theme nights throughout their season. Mavericks fans should go out and support them on Wednesday. They can get a cap and enjoy an evening of baseball.

First pitch getting Dirk ready for Friday

The Rangers game will not be Nowitzki’s only baseball experience of the week. His Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game takes place on Friday in Frisco. Supporters can read more about the charity event here.

Final thoughts

The Texas Rangers are hosting Dallas Mavericks Night on June 5. Recently retired Mavs icon Dirk Nowitzki will be throwing out the first pitch. Fans should head out and support the event.

The Mavericks are planning a few nights to honor Dirk in the near future. Expect the team to retire his jersey during a game next season. It will not be long before Nowitzki has a statue outside the American Airlines Center either. Dirk Nowitzki is the Dallas Mavericks. The legend deserves every honor given to him.

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Dallas Mavericks supporters should continue checking back to The Smoking Cuban because will be here to bring fans the results of Dirk’s first pitch and all the latest on the team.