Opening Day 2022
Here's some things you should know about today's season opener between the Phillies and the Athletics. Keep in mind, the game is sold out.

Broadcast:“Phillies: Fiebre Roja” will air 11:30 a.m. to noon on Telemundo62, followed by NBC Sports Philadelphia “Phillies Pregame Live” from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., and the NBC10 “Welcome Home Phillies” from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NBC10, MLB Network, SportsRadio 94 WIP, Phillies Radio Network and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish). NBC Sports Philadelphia will also stream the game, as well as the pre- and postgame shows, on and the MyTeams app by NBC Sports. 

Access Tickets & More: Fans are encouraged to use the free MLB Ballpark app as their guide to Citizens Bank Park, where they can access their tickets, forward to friends, use the interactive concourse maps and enjoy games. 

Parking: Parking for Phillies games is cashless. Methods of payment include credit/debit cards and mobile payment (Apple Pay and Google Pay). To expedite entry, pre-paid parking passes may also be purchased prior to the game. 

Public Transportation: Transit services are also available; for a SEPTA schedule, please visit  

At 10:00 a.m. the New Era Phillies Team Store opens. Highlights include exclusive Opening Day memorabilia, jerseys and Phillies Name & Number T-Shirts for new outfielders Kyle Schwarber and Nick Castellanos, and new Phillie Phanatic novelties. 

All gates open at 1:05 p.m. All fans receive a Phillies Fleece Headband presented by Nemours Children’s Health. Check out all the exciting new foods, fan gear and more that will be part of this season’s ballpark experience. 

Among the highlights: Ocean City’s Manco & Manco Pizza in Ashburn Alley, Colbie’s Southern Kissed Chicken co-owned by 2008 World Champion Ryan Howard and KLYR Rum. Budweiser Block Party at the Third Base Plaza! Join the fun with music by DJ HBK! Plus, enjoy prizes by The GIANT Company, stop by LifeBrand to take some swings in an Oculus Home Run Derby game with a prize for the highest score. 

Free Giveaways for Fans on Citizens Bank Way: Stop by for free fan giveaways from Phillies’ sponsors including RE/MAX, Comcast, Toyota and more. 

Opening Day Photo Opportunities: Outside First Base Gate: Take photos at the large Opening Day letters. · Outside Third Base Gate: New Phillies 3D Art photo opportunity! Plus, face painters as well as prizes from the Philadelphia Zoo and Audacy and Radio One Radio Stations. Note: Locations subject to change. 

12:10 p.m. Phillies batting practice. 

1:10 p.m. Athletics batting practice. 


Be in your seats for the return of this very special tradition! Cheer on the 2022 Phillies, as they make their way from Ashburn Alley onto the field during their “Leadoff Walk” into the ballpark. 

2:31 p.m. Introductions are made for the All Service Honor Guard. State flags will be carried onto the field by members of the City of Philadelphia Police and Fire Departments. As representatives from the U.S. military unfurl a large American flag, the Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale will perform “America the Beautiful.” 

2:35 p.m. Oakland Athletics introductions. 

2:41 p.m. Phillies introductions. 

2:50 p.m. National anthem: Performed by Kane Kalas, son of the late Phillies Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas, at his father’s statue behind Section 141. 

The Frog-X Parachute Team, made up of former USN Leap Frogs, will parachute onto the field. 

Ceremonial first pitch: Dan Baker, in celebration of his 50th season as the Phillies’ iconic public address announcer.

3:07 p.m. Play ball! 

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