Battle Creek to Host Summer Collegiate World Series
Battle Creek, Mich. – With their 6-1 win against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on Tuesday night, the Battle Creek Bombers are headed to the Summer Collegiate World Series for the first time since 2011. The Bombers will compete for their second Summer Collegiate World Series trophy in franchise history.
The Bombers will face the St. Cloud Rox in a three-game series to determine the Northwoods League Summer Collegiate Champion. Since Battle Creek has the better overall record, the Bombers will host two of the three series games. The series will start Wednesday, Aug 16 in St. Cloud at 8:05 ET, with games two and three on Thursday and Friday in Battle Creek.
Don’t miss out on your chance to witness the Bombers compete for a Summer Collegiate World Series Championship! Tickets are on sale for Thursdays game at battlecreekbombers.com or battlecreektickets.com
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The Battle Creek Bombers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 160 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.battlecreekbombers.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bombers as your favorite team.