Kenosha’s Northwoods League Franchise to Give First Pitch
Wisconsin Rapids, WI – January 10, 2013. Kenosha Baseball, the group bringing a Northwoods League baseball franchise to Kenosha’s historic Simmons Field starting in June 2014, will be hosting a “First Pitch” event at the Civil War Museum on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. The free event is open to the public and will feature:
• The unveiling of comprehensive renovation plans to historic Simmons Field. The renovation includes Major League stadium seats from Camden Yards in Baltimore, new grandstands with improved sight lines, hospitality areas, new dugouts and a new indoor souvenir stand that will be open year round.
• Free ballpark food and non-alcoholic beverages including Bacon Glazer Doughnut Cheeseburgers, brats, cotton candy, peanuts and popcorn.
• Top secret entertainment from a nationally known minor league baseball entertainment act.
• Question and answer and meet and greet with team owners Steve Schmitt, Vern Stenman and Conor Caloia.
• Ceremonial lease signing with City of Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman, Northwoods League President Dick Radatz Jr. and team owners.
• Free kids games and family fun.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are members of the 16-team summer collegiate Northwoods League. The Northwoods League has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other Summer Collegiate League in North America. In 2013 the Northwoods League will celebrate its 20th season. Opening Day at historic Witter Field is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29th at 7:05 pm against the Lakeshore Chinooks. Reserve your 2013 ticket packages today by calling 715-424-5400, or in person by stopping by the Rafters office at Witter Field. Available quantities of all promotional giveaways will vary from event to event and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. The best way to guarantee giveaway items is to purchase a 9-Game Package. The offseason office hours are Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com.
TICKET PACKAGES ON SALE NOW!
Purchase your 9 Game Packages today by stopping into the Rafthouse at Witter Field!