Bandits Set to Shine in All Star Game, Sending Seven
The Manitowoc Bandits will be sending pitcher CJ Marx, outfielders Sam Spurney and TC Lee, infielders Nat Richter, Doug Bloom and Brock Wetenkamp and catcher Max Stepan to participate in the Military All-Star Game which is being held at Jo Annes Stadium in Green Bay next Thursday night, July 30th, at 6:35pm at JoAnnes Stadium in Green Bay. The game will feature All-Stars from the Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League against a travelling team of All-Stars from the various branches of the Armed Forces. Tickets are available from Jim Kaufmann at any Bandits home game this next week. The cost is $5 each.
Over the season, these All-Stars have sported some gaudy offensive numbers...
The Green Bay Bullfrogs will host the United States Military All-Stars Baseball Team as they battle All-Stars from the Northeast Wisconsin Baseball League at Joannes Stadium on July 30th at 6:35 p.m. The U.S. Military All-Stars are a touring baseball team of both retired and active military members.
“The entire Bullfrogs organization is honored to host this prestigious event,” Owner and President Jeff Royle said. “We hope everyone in our community will come out and honor our military through
The U.S. All-Stars are the largest growing, most successful, and only joint armed forces baseball program in the world. The team tours over 40 states and six countries providing the finest patriotic atmosphere possible, while still delivering a highly competitive once-in-a-lifetime experience fans will not forget.
The team receives more than 350 appearance requests per year as they make routine stops at Minor League parks. The team has yet to face a Minor League team, but instead use the facilities to play teams like the Northeast Wisconsin Baseball League All-Stars.
There is a familiar connection between the military and baseball as Joe DiMaggio,Ted Williams, and many others have traded in their uniforms to fight for their country.
So far this season the
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The Northeast Wisconsin Baseball League contains seven teams from around the area – Appleton Legends, De Pere Bandits, Green Bay Storm, Little Chute River Bandits, Manitowoc Bandits, Menasha Macs, and Sheboygan A’s. Teams are comprised of players mostly from colleges around the state.
All reserved tickets for this event will be available for $5 on a first come, first served basis and tickets for the Leinies Northwoods Fan Deck will be reduced to $15 (regular price $25) for the first 300. The game will feature normal Thursday promotions including Miller High Life Light and Razor 94.7 "Thirsty Thursday and UWGB College Night. In addition all Military with a valid Military I.D. will recieve FREE admission. The night will conclude with a post-game FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA..!!