2011 Marshfield Clinic Northwoods League All-Star Game
"Featuring Hall of Famer Paul Molitor"
Witter Field, Wisconsin Rapids ALL-STAR PRICING
The top college baseball talent in the country will grace the confines of Historic Witter Field on July 17th and 18th this summer. The 2011 Northwoods League All-Star Game will be held in Wisconsin Rapids. Marshfield Clinic will sponsor the two-day event, which marks the second year in a row that they will present the Northwoods League mid-summer classic.
All-Star Game Itinerary
Sunday, July 17th (first kids 14 and under will receive a full-size youth wooden bat, compliments of Marshfield Clinic)
2:05 p.m.-Marshfield Clinic Home Run Health Fest (All-fan Home Run Derby, autograph session, interactive games) 4:30 p.m.-Northwoods League Home Run Derby 6:05 p.m.-Field of Dreams Ghost Player Exhibition Game
About the “Ghost Players”
Monday, July 18th (Featuring MLB Hall of Famer Paul Molitor)
12 p.m.-All-Star Luncheon featuring MLB Hall of Famer 7:05 7:05 p.m.-17th Annual Northwoods League All-Star Game (Gates for the pre-game picnic on July 18th will open at 5:00 p.m., open at 5:00 p.m. with main gates opening for 9 Game Packs, Season Ticket Holders, Solarus Founders Club, and Element Mobile Home Plate Club members at 5:30 that evening. Main gates to the public will open at 6:00----There will be a limit of one autograph from Paul Molitor per person)
Northwoods League All-Star Game History
The Northwoods League All-Star Game is the premier annual display of elite college baseball talent in the nation. To illustrate the reputation of the talent present at the All-Star Games in the past, over 50 Major League Baseball scouts attended the 2010 All-Star Game in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Some current big leaguers that have played in Northwoods League All-Star Games include:
OF-Curtis Granderson (New York Yankees)
RHP-Jordan Zimmermann (Washington Nationals)
OF-Ryan Spilborghs (Colorado Rockies)
IF-Ben Zobrist (Tampa Bay Rays)
LHP-George Sherrill (Atlanta Braves)
OF-Jay Gibbons (Los Angeles Dodgers)
OF-Andre Ethier (Los Angeles Dodgers)
RHP-Max Scherzer (Detroit Tigers)
(Curtis Granderson) (Max Scherzer)
The speakers at the luncheon before the All-Star Game have also included some All-Stars. Former Major Leaguer and TV Analyst Jay Johnstone was among them. Former big league manager Jimy Williams and Twins' President Dave St. Peter were on the agenda at the 2005 affair in Alexandria. Former Major League catcher and manager Bob Brenly was the featured speaker in La Crosse in 2006. Former Twins General Manager Terry Ryan spoke at the event in Mankato in 2007 and former Milwaukee Brewer Greg Vaughn was the keynote speaker in 2008.
July 17th Events-Reserved Bleacher Seat: $6 Standing Room Only: $5
July 18th Event-Obstructed View Reserved Bleacher Seat: $6 Standing Room Only: $5
SINGLE GAME TICKETS
Single game tickets for the 2014 season will go on sale in April.